Learn from the English experts with myClass English course

Accelerate your career, get set for study or improve your social English with lessons led by skilled teachers. Whatever your ambition, we put your success at the heart of learning.

Trusted teaching, inspired learning

myClass takes you closer to your goals, using our communicative methodology to teach you the English skills you need for everyday life. Classes are led by highly qualified teachers who provide expert direction, motivating you to use the English language better.

myClass gives you the confidence to use English in the situations that matter to you.

Build skills for life, take a step towards your goals

Whatever your ambition, target your personal learning needs with a wide choice of lessons that you can study in any order, at a time that is convenient to you.

In each lesson you will master a real-life situation in English. Just choose the topics most relevant to you - for the workplace, for study or for social interactions – and practise the language skills you need to consolidate your learning.

Discover what you will learn

Each myClass lesson is 90-mins long and covers English speaking, writing, reading and listening skills. In each lesson you will learn new vocabulary and phrases, practise pronunciation and grammar, and improve your accuracy.

For the most effective learning experience, you will study with learners at the same level as you. Our English lessons are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).

Elementary (A1)

Examples of what you will learn at Elementary (A1) are:

Speaking

  • use basic greeting and leave taking expressions
  • interact in a simple way, asking and answering basic questions, if you can repeat, repair and get help
  • ask and answer (simple personal) questions if the other person speaks slowly and is very helpful
  • give personal information
  • very simply describe yourself, your family and where you live

Pronunciation

  • speak with pronunciation that is comprehensible
  • show some effective use of pronunciation features

Written production

  • write about everyday life in simple sentences
  • write very short, basic descriptions of past activities, and personal experiences (A1.2)

Listening 

  • understand simple words and phrases
  • understand the days of the week and months of the year
  • understand times, dates, numbers and prices 
  • understand basic greetings and leave taking
  • understand simple personal questions when people speak slowly and clearly

Reading 

  • recognise names, words and phrases you know and use them to understand very simple sentences
  • understand simple forms well enough to give basic personal details
  • understand simple messages written by friends or colleagues

Pre-intermediate (A2)

Examples of what you will learn at Pre-intermediate (A2) are:

Speaking

  • have short conversations with friends and ask and answer simple questions about familiar topics
  • ask and answer simple questions about things in the past
  • ask for and give opinions, agree and disagree, in a simple way
  • handle most everyday situations, e.g. shopping, eating out and checking travel times
  • describe places you like
  • say what you usually do at home, at work and in your free time
  • describe plans, arrangements and alternatives
  • describe past activities, events and personal experiences

Pronunciation 

  • speak with pronunciation that does not strain the listener 
  • show some effective use of pronunciation features
  • generally be understood

Written production

  • write about everyday life in simple sentences
  • write very short, basic descriptions of past activities, and personal experiences
  • write messages, short letters and emails

Listening

  • understand when people talk to you about everyday things
  • understand short, simple stories when told clearly and slowly
  • understand the main point in short, clear, simple messages, announcements and instructions

Reading 

  • understand short, simple texts on familiar subjects, which consist of everyday language
  • understand instructions expressed in simple language

Intermediate (B1)

Examples of what you will learn at Intermediate (B1) are:

Speaking

  • have simple face-to-face conversations on topics that are familiar or of personal interest
  • give or seek personal opinions in an informal discussion with friends, agreeing and disagreeing politely
  • talk in detail about experiences, feelings and reactions
  • talk about your family, hobbies and interests, work, travel, news and current events

Pronunciation

  • speak with pronunciation that does not strain the listener
  • show some effective use of pronunciation features
  • generally be understood

Written production

  • write short, comprehensible connected texts on familiar subjects, experiences or events, for example about a trip, describing feelings and reactions
  • write simple texts write to friends or colleagues, relating news and giving or asking for simple information

Listening

  • understand the main points of clear standard speech on familiar, everyday subjects, or discussions on familiar topics, provided there is an opportunity to get repetition or clarification sometimes
  • understand what is said to you in everyday conversations, with help in clarifying particular details

Reading

  • understand the main points in straightforward factual texts on subjects of personal or professional interest well enough to talk about them afterwards
  • understand the main points in short articles about current and familiar topics
  • understand simplified versions of novels, and follow the story line in short stories with a clear structure, with some effort and regular use of a dictionary

Upper-intermediate (B2)

Examples of what you will learn at Upper Intermediate (B2) are:

Speaking

  • take active part in conversation, expressing clearly your views with effective turn-taking
  • sustain your opinions in discussion by providing relevant explanations, arguments and comments
  • give clear, detailed descriptions on a wide range of subjects related to your fields of interest
  • develop a clear, logical argument, expanding and supporting your points with appropriate examples
  • generally cover gaps in vocabulary and structure with paraphrases
  • communicate with reasonable accuracy and correct mistakes if they have led to misunderstandings

Pronunciation 

  • speak with pronunciation that does not strain the listener
  • show effective use of pronunciation features
  • speak at length with a fairly even tempo; with some hesitation as you search for language

Written production

  • write at length about topical issues, via some oversimplification, and able to self-correct in the process
  • write clear, detailed descriptions on a variety of subjects related to your field of interest
  • express news, views and feelings in correspondence, and respond to those of the other person

Listening 

  • understand the main ideas of complex speech on many topics delivered in a standard dialect
  • understand in detail what is said to you in standard spoken language
  • understand what is said around you with some effort, when language is modified slightly
  • follow TV drama and most films which are in standard English

Reading

  • read with a large degree of independence, using dictionaries and other reference sources when needed
  • quickly grasp the content and significance of news and articles on topics connected with your interests or your job, and decide if a closer reading is worthwhile
  • read familiar short stories and novels written in a straightforward language, with some dictionary use

Advanced (C1)

Examples of what you will learn at Advanced (C1) are:

Speaking 

  • participate easily and appropriately in conversation
  • express yourself fluently and spontaneously without much obvious searching for expressions and maintain a high degree of grammatical and lexical control in speech
  • give an elaborate description or account of an experience or topic of relevance, integrating themes, developing particular points and concluding appropriately
  • easily keep up with and contribute to an extended debate on abstract and complex topics, even when these are unfamiliar to you and when people start talking simultaneously
  • speak with pronunciation that does not strain the listener
  • produce longer stretches of language at a fairly even tempo with little noticeable hesitation 
  • show effective use of pronunciation features

Writing

  • write well-structured texts which show a high degree of grammatical correctness and vary your vocabulary and style according to the addressee, the kind of text and the topic
  • write clear, detailed, well- developed descriptions and imaginative texts in an assured, personal, natural style appropriate to the reader in mind
  • express yourself with clarity and precision in correspondence

Listening

  • generally understand everybody you talk to, though you may need to confirm some details, especially if the accent is unfamiliar or when meaning is only implied
  • understand a wide range of idiomatic expressions and colloquialisms
  • appreciate shifts in style and register

Reading

  • understand in detail a wide range of lengthy, complex texts likely to be encountered in social, professional or academic life, though you may want time to reread them
  • scan quickly through a variety of sources and assess their relevance to my needs
  • appreciate shifts of tone and style in contemporary literary texts and recognise their significance

Proficiency (C2)

Examples of what you will learn at Proficiency (C2) are:

Speaking

  • express yourself naturally and effortlessly; only needing to pause occasionally in order to select precisely the right words without the listener noticing
  • express yourself spontaneously, very fluently and precisely, differentiating finer shades of meaning even in more complex situations
  • vary intonation and place sentence stress correctly in order to express finer shades of meaning and speak with pronunciation that does not strain the listener

Writing

  • write clear, well-structured text that shows good organizational structure, with an understanding of the style and content appropriate to the task and make full and appropriate use of a variety of organisational patterns

Listening 

  • I can understand any kind of spoken language, whether live or broadcast, delivered at fast speed or including humour, nuance, and implied meaning, even in a noisy environment
  • I can follow any kind of spoken language that contains a high degree of colloquial expressions, regional usage, or unfamiliar terminology

Reading

  • understand with ease virtually everything you read
  • scan quickly through complex tests from a variety of genres, including unfamiliar ones
  • understand complex reports, manuals and contracts, including finer shades of meaning and differentiation, plus issues that are implied rather than stated