The World Leader in Language Training


EF is the only company that can provide a full language training suite to cater to any need. Our courses fall into four broad course types, depending on how fast each learner needs to progress.

Immersion courses

These courses provide the full experience of living both the culture and the language abroad. Quite simply the fastest way to English fluency.

Face-to-face courses

Highly innovative courses that combine the fun, social benefit and pace of face-to-face study with engaging content, flexibility and private tuition.

Teacher-led virtual courses

Unlimited access to teachers and course materials as well as private (one-to-one) review classes as standard. The most efficient way to run large-scale language programs.

Self-study virtual courses

Our self-study virtual courses covering general English and short, functional industry specific courses, available on-demand from browsers, tablets and smartphones.

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Industry Industry


Learning English is not always just about knowing the basics. For business it often means understanding special industry terms, specific vocabulary and communication styles.

That’s why we offer a whole range of courses focused on the language skills needed for your industry. So from Aviation to Pharmaceuticals, and from Automotive to Telecommunications, we are sure to have a course that is just right for you.

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We’re proud to have worked with over 2,500 incredible companies around the world, all committed to being strategic about language learning.

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The Ministry of Education, Republic of Maldives, is partnering with EF Education First to administer a world-class teacher training program

In its efforts to continuously improve education in the Maldives, the Ministry of Education has, therefore, partnered with EF Education First (EF), the world leader in international education, to design a nation-wide teacher training program. Its primary objective is to ensure improved English proficiency of all teachers, regardless of category. The secondary objective is to improve teaching skills. The two-year program, which involves local face-to-face, virtual and abroad immersion, will be delivered over a period of three years starting in March 2017. To read the full press release click here.

The EF English Proficiency Index (EPI) 2016 is released!

Adults in the Netherlands are the best non-native English speakers in the world, followed by those in Denmark and Sweden, according to the EF English Proficiency Index (EF EPI) released today by EF Education First. Laos, Libya, and Iraq occupy the bottom of the rankings. Read more on:


How the right kind of testing helps English learners. A new blog post from EF Corporate Solutions Read more

Making e-learning content come alive. A new blog post from EF Corporate Solutions. Read more