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Today we are facing a test.  At the British Council, we are moved to be with you and support you, to remember everything that excites, inspires, and encourages us to move forward. We know that challenges are best overcome when we are together, and now is the time to demonstrate that.

We want to share with you the projects that motivate us and remind us that resilience and optimism has no limits. Discover stories, courses, projects, and performances to share with your friends and family, because sharing is what connects us right now.


English motivates us

Connect with the best of our English language resources, strengthen your skills and enjoy free content from home.

  • Learn English - Adults: Text, audio, and videos that will help reinforce your knowledge of the English language.
  • Learn English - Kids (5-12 years old): Fun activities for little learners.
  • Learn English - Teens (13-17 years): Motivate teens to take advantage of free time and reinforce their English language skills.



Discover your level of English

Review your English language skills with our exam tips and exercises. 

Inspired by equality

Stories of equity, diversity, and equality remind us of the important role acceptance plays towards building a better world


Culture connects us

Connect with culture and discover how our arts programming showcases the best our communities have to offer.

  • Sound Journeys: An enriching exploration of Canada's contemporary cultural landscape.
  • Directors Lab North: Learn about six artistic directors from the UK who joined up with a group of thirty theatre-makers from Canada and the US to explore, learn, and collaborate.
  • Ellipsis (Spanish content): Dive into the fascinating stories of our Ellipsis 2019 participants.
  • Could design save the world?: The planet is crying out for change, learn how the fashion industry is fighting excesses.

Rhythms of life

Music inspires, motivates, and allows us to connect with cultures around the world. Enjoy some of the music projects that have enabled us to reach new territories.

  • Selector Radio: A selection of the UK's top emerging talents for you to enjoy with your headphones on or off. 
  • City Mix: Now you are the DJ! Mix rhythms from different places around the world and create your own incredible music. 

Stories for change

Be inspired by the stories and work that allow us to build opportunities.

  • Storytelling for Peace-Building: Peace builds roads. Get inspired by stories of resilience and change in Colombia thanks to the first digital comic for peace. 
  • Backstage to the Future Caribbean: Music builds opportunities. Connect with Caribbean stories and young talent.
  • Active Citizens: a social leadership training programme building trust and understanding by supporting people to take action on the issues they care about.
  • Borderless Citizen Project: Learn about this incredible conference on the intersecting dialogues of art, leadership and global migration.


Education connects

We support teachers and educators by providing free content so that they can continue to shape the future of their countries.

  • Teaching English: Resources and activities for teachers on topics such as online teaching.