As the world’s English experts we’re here to build your English skills and confidence in whichever way suits you best. You can take face-to-face lessons in our teaching centre or learn at home via our online resources and learning tools. And we can demonstrate your progress by providing you with internationally recognised proficiency tests.
English courses for adults
Are you keen to climb the career ladder? Would you like to study or work overseas? Whatever your background or ambitions, learning English can open the door to exciting new opportunities.
English courses for teens (13–17)
Our English courses for teenagers will give them the skills they need to boost their future employability and provide the practical know-how to be able to study overseas.
English courses for kids (6–12)
Mastering English at an early age gives children a great head start in life. Our popular English courses for kids focus on fun, interactive and engaging ways to learn language skills.
Information for parents
The British Council has been teaching English to young learners for over 75 years. We provide kids and teens with a safe, supportive and stimulating learning environment.
English courses for companies
Is English critical to the success of your business? Our training courses are designed to improve the skills, motivation and performance of teams and individuals in the workplace.
Our teaching centres
Get to know about our teaching centres across the United Arab Emirates.
How do I register for a course?
Follow three simple steps to register for our courses.
Why study with the British Council?
Learn English with us and you’ll be learning with the experts. We’ve been teaching English for more than 75 years, reaching more than 100 million people in 100 different countries.
Learn English online
Grow your confidence in English with our range of free online resources. Designed for all the family, our games, podcasts, videos and apps will help you learn English at home or on the move.