General English

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Build your confidence and fluency in spoken English for everyday life

  • Flexibility to join our courses all year round
  • Join MyClub for social activities each week 
  • 1:1 support and advice on using English in the real world

On these courses, you will: 

  • gain confidence in speaking and communicating in every day situations 
  • enjoy exclusive access to MyClub - free, interesting, social and fun learning experience that include out of classroom activities and clubs 
  • receive 1:1 support and advice on using English in the real world from our team of expert teachers
  • make friends from around the world.

Free MyClub language workshops, and events for all British Council adult learners.

How are our courses delivered?

Our team of highly qualified and experienced teachers are dedicated to supporting you throughout your learning journey and helping you to achieve the results you desire through guidance and feedback which is specific to you and your goals. Our courses can be delivered:

  • part-time in a class size of maximum 16 students as we believe in keeping our classes small to maximise teacher-student interaction 
  • 1:1/Small Group private lessons for adults where you get to interact with your teacher more at your own pace and time at any of our centres, at your workplace or residence in Singapore.

Track your English language progress

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) is an international standard for describing language ability. Track your progress.

Learning outcomes

General English

This course is for adults who need to improve their English language skills for everyday use. The courses focus on improving oral communication and listening skills, as well as developing grammar and expanding vocabulary. 

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • speak English with greater accuracy and confidence
  • understand a variety of listening and written texts
  • read and understand a variety of reading texts
  • write with greater accuracy and effectiveness
  • understand and use a wider range of vocabulary.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL): A2, B1, B1+, B2, C1

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) is an international standard for describing language ability. Track your progress.

Speak with Confidence

This course is for adults who want to improve their spoken English language skills for everyday use. This 75-hour course is split into 15-hour modules giving you the time and confidence to improve your oral communication and listening skills. 

By the end of the module, you will be able to:

  • speak English with greater accuracy and confidence
  • express your thoughts and opinions more fluently in common everyday situations 
  • refine your socialising and small talk skills
  • develop your listening comprehension skills 
  • improve your functional use of English in spoken situations.

Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL): B2 and above

The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFRL) is an international standard for describing language ability. Track your progress.

Course dates and fees