Studying English remotely

Spoken by 1.5 billion people worldwide and the official language in 67 countries, English is an international language. Being fluent in English will open many doors for you, and our remote English courses can help you learn.

Why take an online English course?

Being able to express yourself fluently in English is a significant advantage. Whether you're on vacation or negotiating a contract at work, English has become essential.

With our Efekta Teachers™, you will work on your vocabulary, grammar, spelling, and pronunciation. Oral expression is an important part of the course, although it is often overlooked in favor of written expression. Through roleplaying games, you can improve your communication skills, fluency, and confidence.

The advantages of online English courses

With online English courses, you can learn wherever you want and at your own pace. There's no need to go to a training center after work. There are no time or travel limitations.

Having a good level of English is a significant asset in the professional world. You will have the opportunity to work in international companies and even abroad. Moreover, it is a competitive advantage on your CV. If you speak English fluently, you will stand out among other candidates.

A proven method

By joining EF English Live's English courses, you will benefit from our Efekta Method™:

Personalized English classes with one of our professional teachers who will adapt the class to your needs. You will also receive a customized training plan

Group classes to practise with native speakers in real conversations

Interactive exercises scientifically proven to work on English skills outside of class, not just "listen and repeat" exercises

·       In our courses, the content is based on real-life scenarios. In private classes, you can choose the topics of conversation

Say goodbye to automatic responses and repetitive exercises. Our teachers will provide real feedback during your private classes

How a session works

First, you'll define your schedule tailored to your learning needs and goals. Our certified teachers are available 24/7, so you won't have any difficulty booking your classes. There will always be a teacher available.

Next, you will participate in private classes within a virtual environment. Everything takes place through our platform. You'll work on your weaknesses and difficulties, and a teacher will accompany you throughout.

Native or bilingual English teachers

We offer quality courses in an English-speaking environment. That's why our teachers, commonly known as Efekta Teachers™, are all bilingual and certified.

During the first course, you will define your professional or personal goals together , ensuring a customized learning experience.

Just in case you missed something...

These are some of the most frequently asked questions about our online English courses and our English school.

There's no secret to it; to improve rapidly, you need to practice regularly. You need to immerse yourself in an English-speaking environment. We understand that it's not always easy to go abroad to enhance your language skills. That's why taking a course with EF English Live is a good compromise. During your course, you will only speak English, and your teacher will never use any other language to communicate with you. All courses are conducted via video conferencing.

Additionally, you can participate in group sessions with other learners at your level. It's a way to learn new words and expressions in topics that interest you, exchange ideas, and meet new people.

Chances are your school education didn't prepare you for business English. However, English is the international language of the business world. EF English Live has created Business English video classes through its own platform.

These classes are taught by bilingual or native English teachers. They will train you to advance your career quickly. During these classes, you will work on fictional scenarios such as conducting a meeting, answering the phone, negotiating a contract, and more. Practising in this way will lead to rapid improvement in both vocabulary and confidence.

Learning English remotely in your free time will help you progress in your career. You'll be able to speak multiple languages, in addition to Spanish, which is increasingly in demand by companies.

Many universities and companies want to assess the English proficiency of their candidates before hiring them. TOEIC and TOEFL are the two most widely used exams to certify your English level. EF English Live prepares you with online courses specifically designed for these two exams. Our goal is to help you achieve the highest score on the TOEIC or TOEFL.

By taking online English courses, you can work on your TOEIC or TOEFL exam at your own pace. Study after school, between classes, or before a meeting – the flexibility is yours.

Studying English remotely can be a very enriching experience if you follow the right structure and approach. Here are some tips that, based on our experience, can help you succeed in your remote English studies:

  • Set Clear Goals: Define your learning goals and objectives. Do you want to improve your oral fluency, listening comprehension, or writing skills? Having clear goals will help you stay focused and motivated.

  •  Choose a Reliable Platform: Look for online platforms or courses that are known for their quality and experience in English language teaching. Research reviews and recommendations to make an informed decision.

  •  Establish a Regular Schedule: Set a regular study schedule that fits into your daily routine. Consistency is key to effective learning. Allocate specific time to practise, whether daily or on specific days of the week.

  •  Use Diverse Resources: Combine different types of resources, such as videos, podcasts, interactive exercises, reading, and grammar exercises. Variety will help you address different aspects of the language and maintain your interest.

  •  Participate in Live Classes: Many platforms offer live classes with native teachers. These classes provide you with an opportunity to practice conversation and receive direct feedback.

  •  Engage on Social Media: Join English-speaking groups on social media. You can interact with native speakers and other learners, providing more opportunities for practice.

  •  Listen and Repeat: Listen to music, podcasts, TV series, or movies in English. Try to repeat what you hear to improve your pronunciation and listening comprehension.

  •  Keep an English Diary or Blog: Write regularly in English. You can maintain a personal diary, write short stories, or even maintain an online blog to practice your writing skills.

  •  Work on Grammar and Vocabulary: Dedicate time to practising grammar exercises and expanding your vocabulary. Use exercise books, apps, and online resources to enhance your language skills.

  •  Be Disciplined and Motivated: Remote learning requires self-discipline and motivation. Set up rewards for achieving your goals and celebrate your accomplishments as you progress.

  • Seek Feedback: Ask native speakers or teachers to review your writing or listen to you speak. Feedback will help you identify areas for improvement and correct errors.

  • Don't Be Afraid to Make Mistakes: Fear of making mistakes can hinder your progress. Remember that mistakes are a natural part of the learning process and will help you improve over time.

Everyone has a unique learning style, so adapt these tips to the style that works best for you! The most important thing is to stay consistent and enjoy the process of learning English remotely.