Online English

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Improve your English fast with an Online English Course

The perfect choice for anyone looking to learn English online. Our online English courses are designed to develop your key English skills and will quickly improve your language level.

With an online English course, we bring the classroom to you! You will join live, face-to-face lessons delivered on Zoom by our expert teachers. In addition to the live, teacher-led online lessons, you will also have access to myBSC, our Learning Management System which we have designed to enhance your English learning experience.

Our online English courses are powered by National Geographic Learning so you will enjoy a curriculum full of modern, exciting material. Why wait? Start learning English online now...

Online English Course Facts

Start dates

Classes start every other Monday


Fully Online

Course levels

Pre-intermediate (A2) - Advanced (C1)


Choose from 5, 10 or 15 live online lessons per week

5 lessons = 3.75 hrs
10 lessons = 7.5 hrs
15 lessons = 11.25 hrs

See timetable

Class size

Maximum 12

Minimum age

16 years

Lesson duration

45 minutes

Price per week (from)


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Why choose our Online English Course?

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Interactive lessons

Lessons are interactive with a high level of student involvement. During your online course, you will interact with both your teacher and students from around the world.

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Expert teachers

Classes are led by experienced, friendly BSC teachers who will help you quickly improve your language skills. You will also have access to myBSC, our online Learning Management System.

Outstanding Content

Our online English courses were designed in partnership with National Geographic Learning to provide an unbeatable learning experience with a range of interactive, digital projects.

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What's Included

  • Live online lessons delivered via Zoom. Choose from 5, 10 or 15 hours per week
  • Innovative curriculum and digital projects powered by National Geographic Learning (10 & 15 hours a week only)
  • Access to myBSC
  • Pre-course level test
  • Needs analysis to ensure effective goal setting
  • Regular progress tests
  • One-to-one tutorials to set goals and discuss progress
  • Final report which details your level and achievements
  • Certificate of attendance upon course completion
  • Access to our online social programme

Course Timetable

Our timetable has been designed to meet the needs of our students. Courses start every other Monday.

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Online English 5

5 Hours per week of dedicated Speaking & Listening practice.

Afternoon option starts at 12pm
Evening option starts at 7pm

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Online English 10

10 Hours per week of General English including our Skills for Career Success curriculum designed in partnership with National Geographic Learning.

Morning option starts at 10am
Afternoon option starts at 5pm

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Online English 15

Combine General English with Speaking & Listening for the ultimate in learning English online.

Morning option starts at 10am
Afternoon option starts at 5pm

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Online English Course Outcomes

By the end of your course you will have, you will have:

  • Learned many more useful authentic English words and expressions by using a combination of online resources, authentic materials and stimulating virtual classroom activities
  • Become more confident, fluent and accurate when speaking English
  • Acquired the knowledge and skills to read faster and write with appropriate style and register
  • Improved your knowledge, understanding and production of English grammatical forms
  • Gained insight into different cultures by making friends and sharing experiences with students from around the world in a lively and friendly online environment

Ready to book your online English course?

Courses start every 2 weeks. Book online now...

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Skills for Success

Our 10 & 15 Hour Online English courses incorporate our innovative Skills for Success curriculum. You will use exciting content from National Geographic Learning including TED talks, videos and much more. When you learn English with us you will also be developing the 21st Century Skills you need to succeed.

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National Geographic Learning

National Geographic Learning’s mission is to bring the world to the classroom and the classroom to life. With our English language programs, students learn about their world by experiencing it. Through our partnerships with National Geographic and TED, they develop the language and skills they need to be successful global citizens and leaders.

Learn English and Develop your Career Skills

Do you know the top 5 skills employers want?

  • Problem Solving
  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptability
  • Interpersonal Skills

A global survey in 2019* found most graduates do not have these skills. You can get them on your English course online with us.

Student Outcomes

"If you are thinking of taking the IELTS exam I highly recommend British Study Centres. They provide you with a wide range of excellent material to study and also great enthusiasm."

Livia, Online Learning Course, Italy

Student Outcomes

"I like studying at BSC Dublin because we don't have such big classes and the interaction with the teacher is very personal."

Annika, Switzerland, BSC Dublin

Student Outcomes

"Live 1-to-1 online English lessons allowed me not only to develop my skills but also helped me to build my confidence when presenting to native speakers. My tutor is understandable, flexible and has an in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of the language of business."

Karol, Online Learning Course, Poland

Student Outcomes

"I heard so many things about the school before I came.

I'm really happy I chose to come to BSC York and would love to come back one day."

Baran, BSC York student, Turkey

Student Outcomes

"Thanks to British Study Centres Online, I could get better in writing, understand a structure of composition and linking expressions and boost my grammar proficiency. As a result I got a score of 7.0 at the IELTS exam."

Elena, Online Learning Course, Ukraine

Student Outcomes

“The social activity program of the school is excellent. We get the chance to interact with very friendly and open-minded people from the whole school.”

Jasmin Mattahermann, BSC Brighton Student, Germany

Student Outcomes

“It’s great to meet people from different countries here at the school and get to know other cultures.”

Benjamin Hauthier, BSC Brighton, Belgium

Student Outcomes

"Learning English is so important for me. It's the first language in the world and I need it to develop in my career.

Coming to York to learn English was a fantastic choice for me. I've learned so much."

Mohammed, BSC York student, Qatar