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About us

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide.

About The English Channel:

The English Channel is a British Council website which brings together interesting UK arts content, combined with English language practice.

Through a variety of film, music and lifestyle videos, you can develop English skills and further explore the content and language.

The English Channel curates the best of contemporary British Arts, from both the British Council and our partners, and through these presents authentic, real examples of the English language in use. Viewers can interact with videos on The English Channel, and, through exercises created by our experts, add to their English language knowledge and skills. Vocabulary, grammatical awareness and listening skills are all enhanced and practiced while allowing the viewer to explore and enjoy the best of UK Arts.

About the British Council

The British Council creates international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and builds trust between them worldwide.

We work in over 100 countries bringing international opportunity to life every day. Each year we work with millions of people, connecting them with the United Kingdom, sharing cultures and the UK’s most attractive assets: English, the Arts, education and our ways of living and organising society. We have 80 years’ experience of doing this.

You can find more information about learning English with the British Council.

Learn more about our work in the arts and find events happening near you.