Taking a British Council course will improve your language and skills, but to speed up your learning you need regular opportunities to use English outside the classroom. We have a range of free activities, where you can practice the English you study in class and get to meet new people.

Extra activities for adult students

Learn English Select

This self-access online course will help you improve your ability to find and apply for the right jobs, develop your interview skills and learn how to perform in the workplace with confidence. At each level, tutor videos and workplace scenarios guide you through the materials, explain key language and grammar points and give you vocabulary that you can use in everyday business life.

Who  All adult students (any level)
When 20-25 hours of self-study materials, available to use within a 3-months period

Business Communication Club 

This club means business! We'll give you some reading material to help you prepare for a meeting where you get together with a teacher to discuss different topics and practise your English by taking part in business role plays. There’s also an online group (Edmodo) where you can chat with other club members.

Who  All adult students (level B1 and above).
When Two 90-minute sessions on Zoom (dates and times to be sent to registered students)

Lessons in Learning

Good study habits can make you a much better learner. In these online webinars (Zoom), you’ll discuss ways to learn more effectively and more independently, and get lots of practical advice from one of our expert teachers. 

Who  All adult students (level A2 and above)

Two 45-minute sessions on Zoom (dates and times to be sent to registered students)

Places are limited and offered on a first come, first served basis. Find out more from your teacher and book a place by contacting our Customer Services Centre.