Learn English online

Learn English online
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Whether you're a beginner or an expert, there is always a reason to improve your English level. Practice your pronunciation, improve your grammar or expand your vocabulary with EF English Live or EF Language Training. Our tailored corporate and online English courses are perfect for anyone who wants to improve their English skills. Take English lessons from the comfort of your own home or office.

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EF English Live

EF English Live

18+ years
Access live, teacher-led lessons any time, anywhere – at any ability level. We're the world's largest online school.
Destination: Study online from anywhere in the world.
Hult EF Corporate Education

Hult EF Corporate Education

Face-to-face, online and abroad
Be prepared for the future of work with our innovative and results-focused programs. Trusted by thousands of companies around the world.
Destination: Online training or in-company training wherever you are located.

Learn English online with teacher-led classes on request

Take part in a personal, goal-oriented learning experience with live teacher-led private and group English classes on request. Our certified English teachers listen to your needs and help you reach your goals.

Get access to over 2,000 hours of interactive, self-study learning activities that cover all the basics - reading, writing, speaking, and listening, plus grammar and vocabulary. Everything is available around the clock, so there is no limit to how and when you can learn.

Learn English from home or office - at your desk on the computer, or in bed on your phone. Our website and apps for iOS and Android make learning pleasant and accessible, no matter where you want to learn English online.

What online English courses are offered?

By improving your English language skills, you can gain a head start in your career, travel abroad, pass an exam, and much more. No matter what your goals are, our online English courses guarantee your success. 

EF has created programs tailored to meet everyone’s needs and to help you improve your language skills according to your goals.

Choose the course that best suits your needs:

Type of courseFocusRecommended for
General English online coursesAll rounded Everyone
Business English online coursesEnglish for business settingsProfessionals
Special English online coursesExam preparation such as TOEFL or TOEICThose who want a certification
Corporate English online coursesCustomized programsOrganizations and companies

Frequently asked questions

What's it like to study English online?

Our online English courses are built to fit your needs. You will be able to access your lessons when you want, wherever you want. Depending on your schedule and study plan, you will have a teacher available to help you.

Be part of a personal and results-oriented learning experience with private lessons and group lessons. Our certified English teachers take your difficulties into account and help you achieve your goals.

What's included in the online English courses?

Get access to more than 2,000 hours of interactive activities that cover everything you need in English - reading, writing, speaking, and listening, as well as grammar and vocabulary. Everything is available at any time, so there is no limit on how much or when you can learn. Learn English from home - on your computer, in bed, or on your smartphone! Our website and apps for iOS and Android make learning fun and accessible in any of these places.

In addition, you can enjoy 7 days free on the app and thus know your benefits at no cost.

Which online English courses can I choose from?

There are several options of online courses you can choose with EF.

General English online courses

16 levels of lessons and activities for you to improve your English skills, from basic to proficient. With this course you will learn to:

  • Speak with confidence
  • Use regular and daily vocabulary
  • Write emails, texts and so much more

Business English online courses

Learn to master all the professional English skills you need to succeed in your career, with specific English classes on finance and more. Learn how to:

  • Talk about your job in the past, present and future
  • Prepare yourself for a job interview
  • Negotiate in English

Special English online courses for TOEFL and TOEIC

Time-based exercises and special classes that help you improve all the skills you need to get the best possible points. This course includes:

  • Hundreds of hours of practice tests
  • Specialized theme courses
  • Live feedback and much more

Corporate English online courses

We teach foreign languages in any format convenient for you:

  • Full-time education, individual or group lessons
  • Take lessons in our online English school
  • Or study abroad at one of our language centers around the world

How does it work to learn English online?

Talk. Speak. Communicate. To be fluent in English, you need to speak, speak, speak. Of course, with the help of reading, writing, and listening, but with EF English Live you can speak to teachers whenever you want.

We have thousands of certified English teachers (TEFL or TKT) and specially trained to help you achieve your goals. With native speakers and bilingual teachers, students of all levels can take advantage of a specially created study schedule. We love our teachers and you will love them too!

What are the benefits of taking an online English course?

The benefits of studying English online are countless, but here we will say the most important ones:

  • You decide where and when to practice since you do not have a defined class schedule.
  • You decide your own pace. In addition, you will not go to a room with people more or less advanced than you, but on the same level.
  • Our online classes offer the best English courses that adapt to your level, your needs, and especially your routine.
  • Have native language teachers without leaving your classroom.
  • Have the option to learn English online for free for 7 days.

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