Find your voice in English. Faster.

The world's #1 online English courses

Our interactive learning experience simulates real-life scenarios as if you are learning in an English-speaking country. Join classes 24/7 from anywhere and progress faster with the most motivating method. 

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Learners taught

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Classes per year

59 years

Of teaching experience

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(Learners rate teachers after every class)

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Learning English is life-changing

Knowing English words and phrases is useful but will only take you so far. Remember the time you had a great idea at work or met new people abroad, but did not have the confidence to speak up? We will not only teach you words and phrases, we will teach you speaking confidence. We will immerse you in real-life scenarios, from navigating the workplace to everyday conversations.

Are you ready to master English?

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A method developed for faster progress

Did you know that 84% of the world's 1.5 billion English-speakers are not native speakers? They started exactly where you are!

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Online English learning that feels like real life

We understand that staying motivated when learning English online can be challenging. That is why we created Efekta Hyperclass™. Developed by academic, technology and video gaming experts, Hyperclass uses a conversation-based and interactive virtual learning environment to put you in real-life scenarios that will help you stay focused and learn faster. 

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Chosen by 20 million people

From total beginners to advanced learners; from business professionals to world travelers and Olympic athletes. EF English Live is the first and largest online English school for dedicated learners, just like you.

Originally envisioned with Apple and supported by Cambridge University 


The Efekta Method™ uses EF Education First’s innovative concept of experiential language learning  


Start speaking from day one with real-life scenarios and roleplaying  


Build your speaking confidence for work, abroad, or wherever English takes you 

Online English courses that match your goals

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Business English

Get ahead in your career with our Business English Course

Get your dream job. Our real-world business scenarios will help you perfect your communication in the workplace. 

Meetings

Presentations

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General English

Find your voice in English with our General English Course

Speak English with confidence. Our full range of General English topics ensure you are always part of the conversation. 

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Speaking confidence

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Your satisfaction is guaranteed

Complete at least one teacher-led class and one self-study unit every week. If you are not satisfied after your first 12 weeks, you get your money back.

Just in case you missed something...

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about learning English online.