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Our conversation skills course is ideal if you want to speak more confidently and fluently, listen more attentively, and communicate more clearly and effectively. The course will help you improve all aspects of oral communication.

We will develop your listening skills to help you better follow and participate in conversations.

You will learn more than stock phrases: we will teach you the language you need to speak with greater fluency in a wide variety of situations. We will help you improve your speaking skills by encouraging conversation through role-plays, debates, mini-presentations and discussions.

On this course, you will:

  • learn to speak more confidently
  • practise listening more attentively
  • learn phrases that help with your fluency.

Why should you choose this course with the British Council?

Improve your conversation skills with the world’s English language experts and you will:

  • be taught by highly qualified and experienced teachers of adults, who will give you all the support and individual attention you need
  • enjoy lessons that use modern, communication-centred activities, teaching methods and materials
  • learn through a variety of teaching techniques including pair and group work
  • see your fluency, pronunciation and confidence improve.


We offer conversation skills courses at two levels: B1 and below, and B2 and above.

Course information

  • Levels

    • B1 and below
    • B2 and above
  • Course fees

    €250* per ten-week course

    * €50 discount if you also register for our General English course.

    Payment of the standard course fee of €250 in two instalments only by credit card

  • Course length

    20 hours over ten weeks, two hours a week

  • How to register

    Book a free level test before registering.

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Course dates & timetables

Our Conversation skills courses are made up of 10 lessons that are two hours long (20 hours in total) and held once a week.

19.00–21.00         OR
Course A 11 October – 13 December 2022 13 October – 15 December 2022
Course B 17 January – 21 March 2023 19 January – 23 March 2023
Course C 25 April – 27 June 2023 27 April – 29 June 2023

Exact timetable will depend on level.

For further information about the academic calendar and holidays, please see our Kolonaki Teaching Centre page.

Find out more about our payment terms and conditions.