Top 7 Free Online Courses From The British Council

By Sashikanth

The British Council was established with an aim to increase the cultural relations and educational opportunities across the world. The United Kingdom's Council has more than 40 years of experience in distance learning and online education. The British Council has rolled out many Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs), which are available for free. Here are the best online courses offered by the British Council.

Best Online Courses From British Council

1. English For The Workplace

This is the best online course rolled out for working professionals to increase their English language skills. This course will also help job seekers and young professionals improve their English. The duration of the course is four weeks. One has to devote at least 2 hours per week to the course and can add $74 (approx. INR 5095) for a certificate.

2. How To Succeed In The Global Workplace

This helps the youngsters learn about workplace etiquettes that include communication skills. It also makes candidates aware of the skills required to succeed in the cubicle. The duration of the course is four weeks. One has to devote at least 3 hours per week to this course and can add $89 (approx. INR 6128) for a certificate.

3. Understanding IELTS: Techniques For English Language Tests

It improves the candidates' English, who are preparing for the proficiency test International English Language Testing System (IELTS). It contains all the parts of IELTS such as reading, writing, speaking and listening. The duration of the course is six weeks. One has to devote at least 2 hours per week to the course and can add $59 (approx. INR 4062) for a certificate.

4. Writing Better Emails

This online course will help the registered candidates learn how to write and reply to emails. The duration of the course is three weeks. One has to devote at least 4 hours per week to the course and can add $59 (approx. INR 4062) for a certificate.

5. Teaching For Success

The British Council has identified 12 practises a teacher should nourish to excel. This course is divided into three modules. The total duration of the three modules is 12 weeks and the total cost of a course is $237 (approx. INR 16,318).

6. Language Assessment In The Classroom

A candidate will learn about the assessment required in the language education. The duration of the course is four weeks. One has to devote at least 3 hours per week to this course and can add $59 (approx. INR 4062) for a certificate.

7. Exploring English: Language And Culture

This course will help the candidates to increase their language skills. The duration of the course is four weeks. One has to devote at least 2 hours per week to this course and can add $11 (approx. INR INR 757) for a certificate.

Also Read: Grow Professionally As An English Teacher With This Free Online Course From The British Council

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