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Welcome to our course!

Ever thought about doing distance learning?

Wondering if it's right for you as a non-native speaker? Go The Distance gives you a 10-week taste of what distance learning is really like – with real students, real tutors, key study and digital literacy skills and lots of help with your English. It's fun and – best of all – it's free.

This course has five strands:

Each strand has 10 units. You can study each strand separately, or you can work your way through all the units of all the strands, in any order you like. Scroll down to get started!