Welcome to EF in London Our EF London school puts you in the heart of the city, steps away from Waterloo Station and minutes from the London Eye and the West End theaters. Study English in our lovely Victorian building which provides a tranquil study environment. Practice what you've learned in class through self-study in our iLab, which is fully equipped with modern learning technology. After your English course, relax under the trees in the outdoor courtyard or in our bright and modern café. Participate in one of many specialized courses including high-level business and IELTS preparation. Choose from a wide variety of diverse and exciting internship opportunities.
Enroll in EF London’s English courses and study in the cosmopolitan center of the English-speaking world. Study English in London and immerse yourself in a global center for art, fashion, commerce and entertainment. EF London is located in the heart of the British capital, just a short walk from the major attractions of the Tate Modern, Covent Garden, London Eye and Piccadilly Circus. Outside of your English courses in London you’ll be able to take in a show at a nearby West End theater, browse the department stores and designer boutiques in Knightsbridge, and hop between the bars and clubs of Notting Hill. This is central London at its best.
Our newly-renovated London school is housed in a charming Victorian building. Nestled among the winding streets and typical brick townhouses of the Waterloo neighborhood, EF London features a quiet tree-lined courtyard and onsite café. The EF Internship Program supplements language courses with international work experience while our English courses in exam preparation are designed for students wishing to enroll in an English-speaking university.
EF London Accommodation
Where you choose to live is an important part of your experience. EF London Homestay is included in the course price, and gives you the chance to fully immerse in local language and culture. We also provide additional living options to suit everyone’s lifestyle and individual needs. At EF London, the choice is always yours.
Living in a private home offers a warm and secure way to immerse yourself in the daily life of your new country for the ultimate cultural exchange. You'll enrich your understanding of local culture and customs, pick up expressions and slang with greater ease and your accent will sound more authentic. Our homestay programme boasts a strong network of reliable local families and many have hosted EF students for a number of years. Every homestay host is carefully screened and interviewed in their homes by our experienced accommodation staff, and then regularly visited and monitored to ensure high standards. Available at all EF school location.
EF Homestay London
EF Homestay Included: Twin room in an EF Homestay with breakfast & dinner Mon-Fri and all meals on weekends.
EF London Residance
Looking for a more independent and flexible living option? Offsite EF Residences offer top locations within easy travelling distance to EF school. EF Residence offer communal living with various amenities like internet and laundry services. Central locations allow for easy access to local restaurants, entertainment, shopping and fitness facilities.
EF Residence London
Ability Towers: two bedroom apartment with twin/triple rooms, shared facilities and a self-catering kitchen, top location.
Manna Ash: Summer residence with single rooms, en suite facilities and shared kitchen with self-catering. 10-minute walk to school.
EF London Social Activities
Having fun is an essential part of learning. It’s when you are relaxed that you are most able to begin using what you have learned in class in a natural way. That as why every EF London school has a full-time Activities Director whose job it is to fill your free time with social, cultural and sporting activities. From football tournaments to tennis matches to city sightseeing tours, EF plans something fun for every day of the week. We have carefully chosen school locations that are ideal for exploring the cultural treasures of your new city. EF London is a short walk from Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye a ferris wheel. Every week, EF London staff will help you see the best of your host country by organizing visits to nearby places of interest. From London, you can visit Windsor Castle. We offer these excursions at a reduced price so that you can truly enjoy your host culture.
EF London Highlights
Discover London with EF
London is a major world capital. The city is home to 15 professional football clubs, dozens of influential fashion houses and some of the world’s finest museums, theaters and music venues. EF’s activities coordinators are onsite to introduce you to the best London has to offer, from the popular tourist attractions to local hangouts far from the beaten path.Sightseeing & CultureWatch the pageantry of a royal parade from just outside the gates of Buckingham Palace. Meander among the landmarks of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the Tower Bridge in Central London. Take in the capital’s best views from inside a glass-covered capsule of the rotating London Eye. People watch from the steps of the Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain in the bustling Piccadilly Circus. Wander through the galleries of the Tate Modern, one of the world’s finest contemporary art museums.ShoppingLondon is a shopping mecca. The iconic department store Harrods has a mind-blowing 330 departments. The West End is brimming with big brand-name storefronts and pop-up designer shops. Soho is the place to pick up trendy and alternative stylings. You’ll find original antiques at The Portobello Road Market in Notting Hill and have a good chance of spotting celebrities around the shops of Beauchamp Place.Sports & OutdoorsDeclare your allegiance among the city’s world-famous football. Cheer for your favorite team in a historic premier league stadium and sit among London’s sophisticated set at the annual Wimbledon tennis tournament. Frequent Hyde Park for jogs along its expansive walkways or impromptu football games among friends.ExcursionsWalk in the footsteps of some of the world’s great minds in the university cities of Cambridge and Oxford. Marvel at the prehistoric monuments of Stonehenge and the perfectly-preserved Roman baths in the city of Bath. Discover the capital cities of Edinburgh, Dublin, Amsterdam and Paris.Entertainment & NightlifeHead to the West End theater district for live performances featuring world-famous actors. Catch a rock mega-concert at the 20,000 seat O2 Arena or see an indie band play in the intimate setting of a neighborhood pub. Dance to the sounds spun by world-famous DJs in the Farrington district and mingle among celebrities at a Mayfair nightclub.
The main EF London provider of tours is www.ukstudytours.com a specialist company that offers day trips and weekend excursions around the UK and Europe ,students can buy their tickets online or through our school social organiser.
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For more information about Ukstudy tours please visit www.ukstudytours.com
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