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Learn English to work, study or travel abroad

English is one of the most widely native spoken languages in the world, and is the official language of more than 50 countries. Millions of people worldwide learn English as a second language to gain work opportunities in multinational companies and to study at English-speaking universities and colleges. Learning English also enriches travel overseas and helps you understand popular culture references from film, TV and literature.

Whatever your reason to learn English, FutureLearn has English language courses to help. Improve your confidence by developing basic English speaking and listening skills or prepare for English language tests like IELTS. Before studying or working in a country where English is the first language, learn how to use English in academic settings and how to write effective emails. Learn English online from top universities and organisations and experience the benefits for a lifetime.

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