English Free Online Course by British Council

British Council is offering free online course on English for the Workplace. This course is aimed at non-native English speakers who have studied English to at least pre-intermediate level (approximately A2 on the CEFR).
This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace. The course will start on March 13, 2017.

Course At Glance

Length: 4 weeks
Effort: 2 hours/week
Subject: English
Institution: British Council and Future learn
Languages: English
Price: Free
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course starts on March 13, 2017

Providers’ Details

British Council and FutureLearn are providing this online course in the English language. The British Council’s high profile work in English, the Arts and Education & Society helps hundreds of millions of people worldwide to learn about and experience creativity and excellence from the UK. Millions of talented people of all ages – but particularly younger people – engage face-to-face and online learning English, developing new skills, experiencing life and study in the UK and earning UK qualifications.
FutureLearn offers a diverse selection of courses from leading universities and cultural institutions from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

About This Course

This course is for people who are learning English and who are interested in developing English language skills for employability and workplace contexts. It will help job seekers and young professionals with the English they need.

Why Take This Course?

This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English.  Applicants can get a verified certificate.

Learning Outcomes

Each week, we’ll focus on key aspects of English for the workplace. You’ll watch videos and listen to audio recordings of people searching and applying for jobs, preparing for interviews, taking interviews, starting their new job, and working with new colleagues. Our experienced tutor will examine some of the language used and will draw your attention to useful points that will help you improve your English in workplace contexts.

Requirements

This course for learners of English helps you with the language you need to find a job and successfully function in the workplace.

Instructors

Michael Houten
He is a Development Editor, Online Learning, for the British Council, where I have worked for over 20 years.

How To Join This Course

  • Go to the course website link
  • Sign Up At FutureLearn
  • Select a course and Join
  • Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
  • After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
  • Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
  • On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).
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