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We're helping the world to talk

We measure our success by the success of our students. From the beginning, our mission has been to break down learning barriers and use technology to create a better, faster way to help our students reach their English proficiency goals. 

Our efforts have been recognized on a global scale, with EF Englishtown consistently winning accolades for excellence in online language training and digital innovation

Latest international recognition for EF Englishtown:

The Lucia Trade Award 2013

Awarded to EF Founder Bertil Hult for his significant contribution to fostering free trade between Sweden and the USA.


Gold Award winner 2013

Reader's Digest Trusted Brands 2012

Gold Award - English Learning Centre Category in Hong Kong

Minister of Internal Affairs and Communications Award

e-Learning Award Japan 2012


Finalist - Best Corporate Learning/ Workforce Development Solution. Finalist - Best Reading/ English Instructional Solution

Stiftung Warentest - Germany

Winner - Best Language Portal

Learning Impact 2011

Gold Awards - Established Initiatives

The Communicator Awards 2011

Distinction Winner – Mobile Apps and Websites, Education

EF Research Unit at University of Cambridge

EF has established a research unit at the University of Cambridge Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics to collaborate on fundamentally improving the way students learn English.

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