A BETTER ENGLISH LEARNING METHOD

We’re proud to offer today's most flexible and effective online English learning method, combining innovative self-study English lessons with supportive and qualified online English teachers. With us, you'll learn real-world language skills on your schedule and build your speaking confidence step-by-step.

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ACHIEVE YOUR FLUENCY GOALS WITH
EF ENGLISH LIVE


Certified,
native-speaking English teachers are at the heart of our online school. Learn English with us and enjoy 24/7 access to hundreds of hours of self-study English lessons and conversation classes. Your comprehensive online English course includes:

BEGINNER TO
ADVANCED LEVELS

Choose from 16 learning levels, each aligned to global standards of proficency. Not sure where to start? We offer a quick placement test.

GROUP CONVERSATION
CLASSES

Gain practical language skills and practice speaking English with other learners from around the world in these fun, teacher-led online English conversation classes.

PRIVATE TEACHER-
LED CLASSES

Focus on your goals one-to-one with a friendly, certified English teacher. You can choose the class time and teacher you want to learn with.

INTERACTIVE
LEARNING

Our academic team has designed hundreds of video-based English lessons and interactive exercises to improve your English listening, reading, writing and speaking skills, fast.

SPECIALISED ENGLISH
COURSES

Need to speak English at work or abroad? Boost your skills with our specialised Travel English, Business English and Job-Specific English language activities. 

TOEFL & TOEIC
PREPARATION 

Practice and improve your English with our test-simulation and preparation activities. We'll target the skills you need for a high score on your TOEFL or TOEIC.

THE EF
ENGLISHTOWN APP

Take a live class or download your next lesson to study offline. Our app allows you to learn on the go and sync your progress across devices.
 

PERSONALISED
STUDY PLAN

Whether you're preparing for a trip in a few weeks, or working towards a longer-term goal of learning Business English for your career, we'll help you plan your study time and stay motivated.  

GUARANTEED
RESULTS

If you follow your Study Plan, we guarantee that you will progress at least one full EF English Live level and earn a course certificate aligned with global proficiency standards in 6 months or less. 

Our award-winning English learning method has already helped over 20 million people to gain the English skills they need for work, travel, study and more.

WHAT OUR TEACHERS SAY...

"A typical EF student is learning English to advance their careers or to travel. They want to learn natural spoken English as opposed to textbook English that many of them were taught."

Kelly D.

EF ENGLISH LIVE TEACHER, SOUTH AFRICA

98% of students would recommend our teachers

“It feels like you have an attentive private teacher always available.”
 

Diego, EF English Live Student

98% of students would recommend our teachers

“The ability to study 24/7 is critical given the demands work places on my time.”
 

Elmo, EF English Live Student

98% of students would recommend our teachers

“With live conversation classes, I can apply the English skills that I just learned, right away.”

 

Mariko, EF English Live Student

Enrich your professional profile with EF English Live.
When you complete a level in our school, you can include your certificate on LinkedIn with two clicks!

START LEARNING ENGLISH TODAY

No commitments. Cancel anytime.