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Every time you pass a level within our school, you'll receive a diploma certified by EF to prove your achievements. We'll give you results that count, worldwide.
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Earn a CEFR-aligned English certificate

  • Because English is a global language, we understand the importance of ensuring your language skills meet global standards. That’s why we've aligned the 16 levels of EF English Live with the internationally-recognised standards set by the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR).


    Our award-winning online course will teach you the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills needed to advance from the A1 beginner level to C2 mastery level of English fluency. We'll also award you an official certificate for each level you pass, making it easy to demonstrate your English level to universities and employers worldwide.

Our 16 levels align with the CEFR Framework

Beginner Level 1 - 3
You have little or no previous exposure to English.
CEFR Level
Beginner Level 1 - 3
You have little or no previous exposure to English.
Elementary Level 4 - 6
You can use basic grammatical constructions and have basic situational comprehension.
Intermediate Level 7 - 9
You converse easily about everyday matters but have a limited range of style.
Upper Intermediate Level 10 - 12
You have a strong understanding of most texts and conversation topics. Your grammar is strong too.
Advanced Level 13 - 15
You are a confident communicator and have full use of functional language.
Upper Advanced Level 16
You communicate with nearly the same proficiency as a native speaker.
Cambridge ESOL Main Suite KET PET FCE CAE CP
Cambridge ESOL BEC Preliminary Vantage Higher
IELTS® <3 4-5 5-6 6-7 >7
TOEFL® iBT 57-86 87-109 110-120
TOEIC® Listening & Reading 120-220 225-545 550-780 785-940 945
TOEIC® Speaking & Writing 40-70 80-110 120-140 150-190 200
TOEIC® Listening and Reading is combined score. TOEIC® Speaking and Writing scores reported separately. No total score is reported.

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