LearnEnglish Select

About this course

Master the language of success and advance quickly in your career. LearnEnglish Select is the British Council’s new Self-Access Learning course for English for the workplace and English for employability. The course is fully online and priced at INR 2,990 per course. 

LEARNENGLISH SELECT CAN HELP YOU: 

  • get that dream job: Learn how to apply for a job and get ready to shine in the interview
  • move up the ladder: Communicate assertively at work, and learn how to actively participate in meetings and presentations, and write effective emails
  • gain confidence: Improve your ability to confidently speak English in public, present products and services, and interact with clients and customers. 

WHY LEARNENGLISH SELECT?

  • Focus on Business English: The content focuses on English for workplace and employability.
  • Learn on the go: Learn at your convenience from your office or the comfort of your home.
  • See progress: Learner profile showing progress and scores (including trophies). 
  • Global product: It offers high-quality online learning content developed by leading experts in English. 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Is there focus on all four key language areas - listening, reading, writing and speaking?
Yes. LearnEnglish Select has video- and audio-based content featuring a range of accents that is followed by interactive practice activities. 

2. How long is each course? 
LearnEnglish Select contains 5 levels, each made up of 40 units which are in turn packaged into 8 modules (1 module = 5 units of content and a module end test). Each level can be completed in approximately 20-25 weeks. 

3. How will I know which level of course to choose?
You can register for a free trial to help you choose which level best suits your requirements.

4. What is the age criterion?
LearnEnglish Select is for learners who are 18 years or above.

5. When do you enrol for this course?
You may enrol for LearnEnglish Select at any given time. 

6. How much computer knowledge do I need to do this course?
Just the basic functions: turning the computer on and off, opening a website, downloading documents and word processing (e.g. MS Word) etc. 

7. What are the technical requirements for the course?
You need access to a computer (desktop, laptop or tablet computer) and a stable, high-speed internet connection (preferably broadband speed). A pair of headphones is also useful.

8. Is there a textbook?
No, you don’t need to buy a textbook. All the material you need is on the LearnEnglish Select website.  

9. How would I know if I have progressed? 
The learning objectives for LearnEnglish Select are assessed through regular tests (one at the end of every module), which offer learners a way to check and measure their progress. Completion of each level of the course is based on achieving a pass-rate score in all module end tests.

10. Will I get a certificate at the end of the course?
A self-printable certificate of completion is available after the end of each level.

11. Who should I contact if I have additional questions?
Email us at IndiaCustomerCare@britishcouncil.org

Course levels

LearnEnglish Select is available for the following levels of the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages): 

Course Level Objectives
Pre - Intermediate

A2

This course aims to prepare you to enter the workplace by developing your English and employability skills. It will improve your understanding of applying for jobs, preparing for an interview, and asking and answering questions in an interview. You will also learn vocabulary that you can apply in everyday work situations. The course offers real, authentic workplace scenarios and tutor videos to help you through the materials and explain key language and grammar points. 

Intermediate  B1 This course aims to prepare you for a successful career at the workplace by developing your English and employability skills. It will expand your understanding of finding and applying for the right jobs, develop your interview skills, and improve your ability to interact both professionally and socially. You will also learn vocabulary that you can apply to everyday business situations, presentations and travel. The course offers real, authentic workplace scenarios and tutor videos to help you through the materials and explain key language and grammar points. 

Each course will take you approximately 45 -50 hours to complete.