Build your basic spoken English and use it more confidently and fluently
Do you understand a little English but lack the confidence to speak it?
Our Basic classes will help you to produce simple spoken English confidently and fluently. You will be able to engage in day-to-day conversations about yourself, your home and your routine, and learn the functional language for simple social and workplace interactions.
Our Beginner classes cover 24 interesting topics – one per lesson – to give you a wide range of vocabulary and practice. Topics include:
Our Student Topic Lessons give you anytime-anywhere access to vocabulary, grammar and personalized pronunciation practice designed to boost and consolidate learning from your Live Topic Lessons. Student Topic Lessons also feature printable word lists, word games, and translation support for various Indian languages.
Our experienced tutors will provide you with the expertise and advice you need to embark on a successful learning journey with Burlington English. All of our tutors have been trained to international standards to bring you the best possible learning experience.
Our tutors hold English language teaching qualifications from the University of Cambridge (UK), Trinity College London (UK), and other recognised institutions.
If you understand some English and you can produce some simple words and phrases, but find it difficult to speak confidently, then our Basic level spoken English classes may be right for you. You’ll be able to use basic grammar and vocabulary more accurately and fluently and learn how to communicate effectively in a range of everyday situations.
Yes, you will receive a Burlington English certificate stating that you have completed 24 hours of spoken English classes at CEFR A1 level. You must attend all 24 live Topic Lessons to receive the certificate.
No, you can’t transfer your classes to another learner.
For any queries you may have, please speak directly to your tutor during class, or email us [email protected]
Please complete the form on our website. One of our experts will then get in touch with you and explain the entire process.
When we’ve received your payment, we’ll send you access codes for Burlington Online English classes, and for our Premium Access self-study material.
You can use the Student Topic Lessons and Premium Access material for the duration of your 2-month subscription. You can download and print word lists for each Student Topic Lesson.
A 2-month subscription includes 24 live Topic Lessons which are delivered online via Zoom. Each class lasts for 60 minutes. There are three new live Topic Lessons available each week. Each Live Topic lesson is available for two days at a variety of times. You can schedule your Topic Lessons on the day and time that you want with our online scheduling tool.
We hope that this won’t happen! However, if you feel that your class is too easy or too difficult, you should speak to your tutor about moving to another level.
Your teacher will provide you with regular feedback about your spoken English during your live Topic Lessons. Our Progress Tracker tool allows you to monitor your performance through Student Topic Lessons and other Premium Access material. And don’t forget to assess yourself! If you’re feeling more confident about using English, and speaking it more easily and fluently, then you’re making progress!
Not necessarily – it depends on the teacher’s timetable and the days / times you decide to schedule your classes. But don’t worry! All of our tutors are highly skilled experts who know how to deliver an excellent online learning experience
It’s your choice! You can schedule all 24 Topic Lessons in advance if you want to. Booking closes 1 hour before the Topic Lesson begins.
Yes, you can change / cancel your class on the online scheduler. You must do this at least 6 hours before the class begins.
If you do not attend a class you have scheduled, you will still be marked as present on our system, and you will lose that lesson. Please remember to cancel your class if you can’t attend!
We would be very sad if we had to lose you! We currently have no refund policy, so we encourage you to attend classes for the full 2 months.
Normally, we don’t cancel classes. However, if there are any changes, we’ll contact you well in advance.
Our maximum class size is 12 students.
We hope that our tutors will be able to deal with your questions during class. You can also write to us at this address : [email protected]
No. Your subscription is valid for a single user.
To access our live, online classes, you’ll need a minimum of a stable 3G or 4G internet connection. A faster internet connection will provide a smoother experience.
Yes, you can! However, you’ll get a richer, more immersive experience if you attend classes on a device with a larger screen.
Complete our short, free test to get an indication of your current level of English.