General English

British Council

Break through the language barrier with General English

Our General English courses improve your English communication skills for study, work and daily use, including speaking, listening, reading and writing.

University students - build your confidence for further academic study in English

Business professionals - develop your English skills and take the next step in your career

Course overview

Duration: available as a termly or intensive course - see below for options available in your location.

Levels: Beginner to Advanced (A1 - C2)

What you will learn

You will:

  • Gain confidence in speaking in a variety of situations.
  • Consolidate and expand your vocabulary.
  • Improve accuracy in real world writing tasks.
  • Improve your pronunciation and develop your understanding of grammar in context.

Your study options

Our standard General English course is delivered over 30 hours. If you are looking to study more intensively, we also provide a range of courses over 40-90 hours per term. 

Explore study options, timetables and course fees in your city: