British council Learn English online

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Description

Good practice objective, aim, context
The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries.
We do this by making a positive contribution to the UK and the countries we work with – changing lives by creating opportunities, building connections and engendering trust.
We work with over 100 countries across the world in the fields of arts and culture, English language, education and civil society. We have been in Romania since 1938.

Coverage
Global

Actors and target group
Every year, we reach out to thousands of students, educators, policymakers, academics, researchers, creatives and entrepreneurs in Romania.

Methodological approach
Video, audio or article, downloadable PDF files, games, tests

Validation
We offer a wide range of exams, from English tests to school and business qualifications, in more than 90 countries worldwide. IELST and Cambridge tests are available.

Results
Every year, two million people take international exams with help from the British Council.

Impact
Each year we reach over 20 million people face-to-face and more than.

Innovation
IOS and Android applications were developed, so you can improve your English with our fun and exciting learning apps! Designed for all the family, our games, podcasts, videos and quizzes will help you learn English at home or on the move.

Success factors
Online English lessons for children, teenagers, adults, and different professionals. English language could be learned in a funny way through football game. If you want to work abroad or to learn more about business is a special section for improving Business English. In Romania there are conversation clubs in Bucharest, Cluj-Napoca, Iași or Craiova.

Replicable
Yes

Conclusions
The British Council has a wide range of online and mobile resources to help adults, teenagers and children learn English. The resources include videos, mobile apps, games, stories, listening activities and grammar exercises.

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Attractive The tool is visually attractive
Easy to use The navigation/structure is clear
Engaging It is easy to become involved
Popular Used by many people
Result-effective The results from learning demonstrate high value
Time-effective The tool is worth time devoting, good ratio of time/results
Universal The tool can be used by various groups of people (based on age, educational background and so on)

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