About EF English Centers
EF English Centers (previous named “EF Englishtown”) is the world leader in education innovation. As part of EF Education First, we draw upon a 50 year legacy of academic excellence and innovative language learning. With more than 500 schools and offices worldwide, we have 46,500 teachers and staff in 52 countries. We have now provided professional English Training to 1500 well-known global corporations. We measure our success by the success of our students. We're proud to have been recognized for helping millions of people from across the world effectively to improve their English.
EF English Centers dedicates to help students to learn and use English with confidence. To achieve our mission, EF English Centers has invested more than $70 million US dollars to establish an Academic Research and Development unit in both Boston and London, formed by 100 scientists, linguists and academic elite; while recruiting 400 scientific experts to work at the Research and Development team in Shanghai China. All elites from different regions strive to enhance the effectiveness of the learning system, allowing more people to learn English more easily.
EF English Centers teaches students Real English that they can apply in their daily life! The avant-garde SMART System simultaneously accelerates students' language skills and enriches their cultural knowledge. The SMART system consists of three stages, namely “Learn”, “Try” and “Apply”. This allows students to build a concrete foundation in the “Learning” stage, and to develop English skills step by step through extensive “Trying” opportunities, and finally to “Apply” English in real life.
A Credible and Reliable English Learning Institution
EF English Centers is registered with the Education Bureau. Our training course is also recognized by the government's "Continuing Education Fund" and "Workplace English Campaign".
There are over 1,500 corporations that have chosen EF English Centers as their Professional English training provider. Most of them are Fortune 500 multi-national companies including HSBC, Motorola, Microsoft, Nestle and Hitachi.
Official Language Training Supplier for 1988, 2008, 2014, 2016, 2018 and 2020 Olympic Games
For the Seoul 1988 Summer Olympics, the Beijing 2008 Summer Olympics, the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Rio 2016 Summer Olympics, Peong Chang 2018 Winter Olympics and Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics. EF Education First is appointed as the "Official Language Training Supplier" providing English training to over 100,000 adjudicators, translators and volunteers. The English training includes Face-to-Face lessons, Life club activities and our online interactive lessons. The results are internationally recognized.