Online English course for beginners

The EF English Live online English course for beginners is ideal for learners who are just starting to learn the language. Thanks to the EF English Live Efekta Method™, you can learn the basics of English in just a few weeks. You'll interact with native speakers, learn while having fun, and quickly reach a higher level of English proficiency.

What is an English course for beginners?

An English course for beginners is ideal for those who want to learn the basics of the language in a structured way.

Taking an English course for beginners will allow you to expand your vocabulary, learn the most important grammar rules, and develop your listening skills.

The EF English Live platform is available to teach you the fundamentals of English. By joining  our language course, you will have access to six learning units designed for learners at the basic level (A1-A2).

Course objectives

After completing the first six levels of an EF English Live English for Beginners course, our learners will be able to:

Formulate complete sentences

Use everyday language

Understand and speak in simple conversations

Write short texts

Personalize your course

EF English Live takes your needs and interests into account. That's why our online learning English school offers highly customizable courses.

Once you have joined our English for Beginners course, you can decide which courses to take from Business English, Travel English, General English and TOEIC and TOEFL Preparation Courses.

EF English Live means flexibility. Our teachers are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It's up to you to choose when and where you want to take classes and with which teacher. You are also free to choose the subjects you want to cover during the session.

Learn English for beginners with EF English Live

EF English Live is the largest online English language school on the market. Since 1996, over 20 million people have benefited from our courses.

Course structure

Conversation courses

Engage with learners from other countries. Participate in group classes designed for learners at your level.

Intensive Courses

Follow our online intensive course program to quickly grasp the language. With teachers available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, you can schedule your hours without any time constraints.

Interactive Exercises

Access thousands of hours of interactive content available whenever and wherever you want. Improve your English while having fun.

Choose EF English Live

Choosing EF English Live means choosing the most effective and advanced method for learning English.

We understand how important it is to learn from native speakers, which is why we were the first online English school to offer this service.

Millions of students have already achieved their language learning goals with EF English Live. What are you waiting for? Join one of our courses and see for yourself!

Find out your level of English

It's essential to know your level of English before starting an online learning course.

That's why EF English Live offers a free English test. This allows you to determine your knowledge of English and better understand your strengths and weaknesses.

What is your level of English? Find out and sign up for our online English course designed for beginners.

Start our online English course for beginners now

Tailor-made English courses for you!

Here are a few valuable benefits:

up to eight private classes per month with certified teachers

30 group classes per month with certified teachers

+2,000 hours of interactive certified classes

Level tests

A certificate for each level completed

Plus, if you are not satisfied after your first 12 weeks, you get your money back.

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