About this course

SMART English is a complete course to prepare you for future work, study and life success. It offers more than English so you can make better connections in all aspects of your life.

Course Highlights

  • Start every week, all year round
  • Learn and explore with friends from more than 70 countries

You can apply for a student visa if you register for a full-time English class with us. We will help you submit your visa application but final approval will be made by the Malaysian Immigration Authority. We will contact you to let you know if your application has been accepted or rejected. Please note that we cannot assist with spousal, child or family visas.

Course information

Core Class
Become a confident and fluent user of English. Build a solid English base by learning important grammar and vocabulary and developing your speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading and writing skills.

General Skills
Improve your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills through practice of tasks based on real life situations.

Academic Skills
Develop your language skills with a specific focus on areas that will prepare you for further study at school, college or university.

IELTS Preparation
Develop specific exam skills and strategies to help you improve your performance in the IELTS exam.

Soft Skills
Make the most of your English while mastering your soft skills to help you get ahead in life. Topics include critical thinking, working in teams and problem solving.

Further Learning Programme
Maximise your learning by following the weekly study programme, using the British Council’s own online learning platform and other carefully selected resources.

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Penang timetable

Course duration 48 hours per intake
Levels available Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate
Class times

Wednesday & Thursday
10.00am – 1.15pm
2.00pm – 5.15pm

2.15pm – 5.30pm

Intake dates 03 Jan – 24 Jan
25 Jan – 22 Feb
23 Feb – 16 Mar


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Students will need to do a Placement Test before registering for a course. The Placement Test fee is a separate RM100.

Placement Tests can be scheduled anytime between 9.30 am to 4 pm, from Tuesdays to Saturdays. The session will take approximately 1.5 hours, including registration.

Call us at 04-255 9000 or book online to make an appointment.



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Kuala Lumpur lesson times

Days Time
Monday to Thursday 09.00 to 13.15 or 13.30 to 17.45
Friday 09.00 to 13.15 or 14.15 to 18.35

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