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English language courses for everyone

With a reputation for academic excellence, combined with a rich cultural heritage and diversity, thriving cities and beautiful countryside, the UK is the perfect destination to learn English.

There is a wide range of courses available, suitable for all ages and fluency levels, including: 

  • summer learning holidays for the whole family
  • intensive courses to help you in your chosen career
  • year-long general English courses where you can fully immerse yourself in UK culture.

Find a course

We recommend the following websites to help you find a course:

English UK course finder – English UK is the national association of accredited English language centres in the UK. The course finder contains profiles of member institutions and their courses.

English in Britain course finder  (best for navigating on mobile) – English in Britain is an award-winning service guiding students and agents to the websites of accredited English language course providers in England, Scotland and Wales. The course finder contains profiles of subscriber organisations and their courses.

Be confident in your choice of English course

The British Council accreditation scheme, Accreditation UK, ensures you can be confident that you're getting the highest quality and value from your UK English course. We publish a list of all British Council-accredited centres in the UK and each centre's latest inspection or spot check report.