Infographics about how our courses and levels work

We have a wide range of courses to meet the needs of every type of learner. So whatever your age, your level or your learning goals, we have a course for you:

  • Beginner: one course.
  • Elementary: four courses.
  • Pre-Intermediate: four courses.
  • Intermediate: five courses.
  • Upper Intermediate: five courses.
  • Advanced.

How do we teach English at the British Council?

  • We make learning fun because people learn better if they enjoy being in the classroom.
  • We use different teaching techniques because different students have different learning styles.
  • We ask students to work in pairs and in groups so they develop real-life communication skills.
  • We use course books produced by specialist publishers and materials created by our teachers.
  • We provide students with language input and skills practice.
  • We also teach study skills to help you become more independent language learners.
  • We expect you to play an active part in your learning.
Scale of the Common European Framework of Reference
Our courses are based on the scale of the Common European Framework of Reference. ©

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