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.

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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.

EF's Worldwide Presence

With schools and offices in 51 countries and 46,500 employees, we provide tailor-made language learning solutions for many of the world’s largest companies, governments, and other high-profile organizations.

From the Olympics to national ministries of education, EF’s clients span a wide range of industries and languages; including but not limited to French, Spanish, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese and Korean.

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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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Feb 2018 - EF Corporate Solutions wins the Learning Provider of the Year Award

On Feb 1st 2018, Learning and Performance Institute host its annual Learning Awards to recognise outstanding examples of high standards, best practice, innovation and excellence in Learning and Development. EF won the gold prize in Learning Provider of the Year Award category, sponsored by EY. Hosted by TV star, Tess Daly, the 2018 Awards was live streamed around the world and attended by 400 industry guests and finalists at the prestigious Dorchester Hotel, Park Lane, London, cementing its reputation as the premiere awards event in the learning industry. Read more

EF Education First sets new benchmark on student-centered learning

London, 20th October 2017 - EF Education First, the world leader in language training for business, government and the education sector, announced today the details and immediate availability of a major new release of its award-winning online English school. Based upon extensive data collection and academic research, this update demonstrates the company’s commitment to continually improving the student’s overall experience as well as their results. Read more


Netherlands Rates Highest for English Proficiency

This year, for the seventh time, we have compiled the EF EPI (English Proficiency Index) to measure adult English proficiency around the world. This year's index ranks 80 countries and territories based on test data from more than one million adults who took the EF Standard English Test (EF SET) in 2016. Netherlands ranks #1 with the highest English Proficiency score, for the second year in a row. Read more

The EF English Proficiency Index for Companies (EF EPI-c)

The EPI-c aims to deliver a uniform survey of English language proficiency among workforces worldwide. It measures English proficiency levels in 40 countries and 16 industries from accounting to telecommunications, with detailed score breakdowns for individual roles within 11 of those industries. These results hold real practical value when used as a benchmark against which to measure the English skills of one’s own company. Read more