Learn beginner level English for everyday situations and improve your listening skills with this online course.

Learn English for use in everyday situations

This free online course will help you learn basic English skills. It will give you confidence in everyday situations and help you improve your listening skills.

Use your computer or smartphone to hear people speak English in a number of different situations and test your understanding with quizzes.

You will have the opportunity to chat with other English learners and write short responses to some simple discussion questions.

King's College London

King's College London, founded in 1829 and the founding college of the University of London, is one of the world's leading research and teaching universities, based in the heart of London.

What topics will you cover?

  • Language to introduce yourself
  • Describes what you feel
  • Ask simple questions
  • Talk about your friends and family and describe their personalities
  • We talk about work and jobs
  • Say what you do and don't like
  • Talk about your hobbies

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When do you want to start?

Start right away and learn at your own pace. If your course hasn't started yet, you'll see the future date listed below.

Learn in this course

You can take this self-directed course and learn at your own pace. At each step of the course, you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join lively discussions in the comments.1

What will you achieve?

By the end of the course, you will be able to…

  • Identify the language used in everyday situations, such as studying, communicating with classmates, and talking about work
  • Develop confidence in basic language elements that are useful in a range of different scenarios
  • Apply language skills to everyday conversations
  • Demonstrate an understanding of relevant language that can help the learner to progress along the course of study at university

Learn on FutureLearn

Your learning, your rules

  • Courses are divided into weeks, activities and steps, but you can complete them as quickly or slowly as you like
  • Learn through a mix of mini-videos, long and short articles, audio and hands-on activities
  • Stay motivated by using the Progress page to track your step completion and assessment results

Join a global class

  • Experience the power of social learning, and be inspired by an international network of learners
  • Share ideas with your peers and course teachers at every step of the course
  • Join the conversation by reading, liking, liking, bookmarking, and responding to others' comments

Map your progress

  • As you work through the course, use notifications and the progress page to guide your learning
  • When you're ready, mark each step as complete, you're in control
  • Complete 90% of the course steps and all assessments to earn your certificate

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What it contains?

King's College London is offering everyone who joins this course a free digital upgrade, so you can experience the full benefits of studying online for free. This means you get: Unlimited access to this course Includes any articles, videos, peer reviews and the exams In PDF format to prove your success when you are eligible.

Registration in the basics of English language course for beginners

  • Go to the official website of the course and then click on “Join Now”.
  • You will be sent to the page associated with creating a free account
  • Enter your personal information, including your name in the first box, your nickname in the second box, then your age, then your email and create your own password.
  • Finally, you can click on “Register”.
  • You can go to start the lessons for free by clicking on “Save and Go To Course”.
Registration in the basics of English language course for beginners