The British Council through #ILearnWithThe BritishCouncilAtHome” is offering a wide range of online resources so you can keep practising your English at home

Join the #StayAtHome movement and help us take on the current health, social and economic emergencies that the country is going through, caused by Covid-19.  

The British Council, through #ILearnWithTheBritishCouncilAtHome, is providing various digital resources so that you can continue learning at home.

Visit our website and find lots of new materials that families, teachers and our learners at all levels can use to keep learning.

In these difficult times, everyone has to stick together. Share our initiative with your family, friends and colleagues to help us achieve our learning targets in English

Children and young learners

Courses

Students: Primary Plus, Lower Secondary and Secondary Plus

English Online for Young Learners: we are using a specially designed English Online Learning Platform so that our students can continue their English courses while our face-to-face classes are temporarily suspended. Find out more about English Online for kids and teens.

Posts from our blog

Resources

Apps

The British Council offers you a wide range of English language learning apps, including games, podcasts, films and quizzes. It's a great way to improve your grammar and vocabulary and also to prepare for exams.

Adults

Courses

With myClass Virtual you can keep on attending our English classes with our same teachers and via videoconference.

The classes are all live and face-to-face. You can talk to the other students and teacher, do group-work, and actively participate in the class, just as you normally do.

More information about myClass Virtual.

Posts from our Blog

Resources

MOOCs

Our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are free programmes which extend teachers' and students' learning through approaches beyond the linguistic. Our MOOCs are delivered on the FutureLearn platform.

Recent MOOCs include: English for the Workplace; Teaching English: How to Plan a Great Lesson; Understanding IELTS: Speaking; Understanding IELTS: Reading; Exploring English: Language and Culture; English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development .

More information about our 20+ MOOCs.

Apps

The British Council offers a wide range of apps to help you learn English – and more – through games, podcasts, films and quizzes. It's a great way to improve your knowledge, especially of grammar and vocabulary, as well as prepare for an exam. 

Exam preparation

APTIS

Aptis provides reliable, accurate results about the English skills in your organisation, in Speaking, Writing and Reading and Listening Comprehension. Try it out with our free demos:

More information about APTIS

MOOCs

Our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are free programmes which extend teachers' and students' learning through approaches beyond the linguistic. Our MOOCs are delivered on the FutureLearn platform.

Recent MOOCs include: Understanding IELTS: Speaking; Understanding IELTS: Reading; How to Succeed in the Global Workplace; Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests; Writing Better Emails; Language Assessment in the Classroom.

More information about our 20+ MOOCs.

Apps

The British Council offers a wide range of apps to help you learn English – and more – through games, podcasts, films and quizzes. It's a great way to improve your knowledge, especially of grammar and vocabulary, as well as prepare for an exam. 

Teachers of English

Resources

MOOCs

Our Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) are free programmes which extend teachers' and students' learning through approaches beyond the linguistic. Our MOOCs are delivered on the FutureLearn platform.

Recent MOOCs include: Teaching English: How to Plan a Great Lesson; Exploring English: Language and Culture​; English in Early Childhood: Language Learning and Development ; Ideas for a Better World: Leading Change Through Policymaking ; Exploring English: Language and Culture: Migrants and Refugees in Education: a Toolkit for Teachers; and Study UK: a Guide for Education Agents and Counsellors.

More information about our 20+ MOOCs.

Art and Culture

Film

Visual Arts

For 80 years the British Council has been collecting works of art, craft and design to promote abroad the achievements of British artists, craft practitioners and designers.  Our collection of more than 8,500 works of British art can be viewed in our online collection.

Music

#SelectorRadio broadcasts the best UK music and emerging talent to over 30 countries around the world. The weekly, two-hour show is presented by leading next-generation DJ, Jamz Supernova.

In Portugal, you can hear #SelectorRadio through our broadcast partner, Rádio SBSR.FM:

  • Lisbon: 90.4 | Porto: 91.0
  • Saturday: 12.00-14.00 or Sunday: 20.00-22.00

You can hear previous editions via the Selector site.

Find more resources in our Blog