Parents learning English

The British Council offers many websites to help you improve your English.

ESOL Nexus

If you live and work in the UK, the ESOL Nexus page for learners is for you. Click on the menus at the top of the page for activities to help you to improve your English, and understand more about UK life and work.


Learn English online with the help of this free website from the British Council with games, stories, listening activities and grammar exercises. You can search for your favourites or have a look at the site map to find out where everything is.

You will find lots of listening activities and video content in Listen & Watch. We also have a Grammar section, IELTS exam practice materials and materials about Business & Work. To improve your academic writing, visit Writing for a Purpose.