About this course
Better understanding. Improved fluency. Greater confidence.
This is the ideal course if you want to listen more attentively, speak more confidently and communicate more clearly. English Conversation courses will help you improve all aspects of oral communication.
We’ll develop your listening skills to help you better follow and participate in conversations.
You will learn more than stock phrases; we will teach you the language you need to know to speak with greater fluency in a wide variety of situations. We help you work on your speaking skills by encouraging conversation through role-plays, debates, mini- presentations and discussions.
On this course you will:
- Learn to speak more confidently
- Practise listening more attentively
- Learn phrases that help with your fluency
Why should you choose this course at the British Council?
Improve your conversation skills with the world’s English experts and you will:
- Be taught by highly qualified teachers
- Enjoy lessons using proven techniques to get results
- Gain access to the LearnEnglish website featuring thousands of hints, tips, games and downloads
- See your fluency, pronunciation and confidence improve
Attend practice sessions to enhance your English outside the classroom in a fun and friendly environment.
What are Practise sessions?
Practise sessions is a free programme that gives you an additional opportunity to practice your English outside of the class room.
Each term you can attend a wide range of language-based sessions that can help you practice your English in a friendly, inclusive, and stimulating way.
This gives you the chance to meet other students and interact with British Council teachers.
Why attend Practise sessions?
- Gives you more opportunities to practice English and see rapid progress.
- Develops your English with topics that interest you.
- You can choose from a range of extra activities that suit you.
- Meet friendly people with similar interests and goals.
- Discover how improving your English can be fun
TED talks, Grammar workshops, Skills sessions.
Who can join?
Our students can attend seven sessions per term for free.
How to Join?
For more information or to book a place call the call centre on 19789 or speak to a member of the customer of the customer service team.
Online classroom is a free online space where you can consolidate your learning, interact with other students from across the country and develop your language skills from the comfort of your own home.
Who can join?
Our students can join for free.
How can you join?
Your teacher will give you the access code during your first lesson
The right level for you
We offer English conversation courses at 4 levels from pre-intermediate for those with basic English skills right up to advanced level for those who have almost mastered many aspects of the language.
If you’re a new British Council student you’ll need to take a placement test to find out which is the right course level for you. These tests take place in our teaching centres in Agouza and Heliopolis and you can book your placement test online on here.
How will I be assessed?
At the end of the course you’ll receive a grade based on your progress in speaking, fluency, accuracy, use of vocabulary and pronunciation. There are no formal tests.