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EF International Language Center, Shanghai, China

EF International Language Center

The language school EF International Language Center was founded in Shanghai, China in 1965. Situated in the heart of Shanghai a short walk from the main shopping street. Boasting bright and spacious classrooms fitted with the latest learning technology.

Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Accreditations and Quality seals

Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in most classrooms

  • Air conditioning in all classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

20

Number of public PC workstations:

50

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test before arrival

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

Optional airport transfer

Shanghai Pudong International Airport:
60 € pick up
115 € return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2020 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2020, 24 Jan. 2020, 25 Jan. 2020, 26 Jan. 2020, 04 Apr. 2020, 01 May 2020, 25 Jun. 2020, 01 Oct. 2020, 02 Oct. 2020, 03 Oct. 2020.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.

Chinese Courses

General Language
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 Additional Week
Price in € -- 1190 1785 2380 3570 4760 5840 6920 9080 11240 540
Price in US$ -- 1374 2061 2748 4122 5496 6743 7990 10483 12977 624
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & 1 meal
This is a package course where accommodation in either a homestay (twin room) or on campus (3-4 beds) is included in the price on a half-board basis.
This course is ideal for students who wish to gain a sound understanding of the language through a well-rounded course. Course tuition is structured as follows: 16 General language lessons, 4 project sessions, 4 special interest lessons and 2 lecture sessions each week. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 Additional Week
Price in € -- 900 1350 1800 2700 3600 4390 6760 8340 9920 395
Price in US$ -- 1013 1519 2025 3038 4050 4939 7605 9382 11159 445
This course is ideal for students who do not have a lot of time to dedicate to learning but want to communicate well. Course tuition is structured as follows: 16 General language lessons, 2 project sessions and 2 lecture sessions each week. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Not available/Fully booked: 01 Sep. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 Additional Week
Price in € -- 1090 1635 2180 3270 4360 5340 8280 10240 12200 490
Price in US$ -- 1259 1888 2517 3776 5034 6166 9560 11823 14085 566
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & 1 meal
This is a package course where accommodation in either a homestay (twin room) or on campus (3-4 beds) is included in the price on a half-board basis.
This course is ideal for students who do not have a lot of time to dedicate to learning but want to communicate well. Course tuition is structured as follows: 16 General language lessons, 2 project sessions and 2 lecture sessions each week. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Not available/Fully booked: 01 Sep. 2020 - 31 Dec. 2020
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 Additional Week
Price in € -- 1000 1500 2000 3000 4000 4890 7560 9340 11120 445
Price in US$ -- 1125 1688 2250 3375 4500 5501 8505 10507 12509 501
This course is ideal for students who wish to gain a sound understanding of the language through a well-rounded course. Course tuition is structured as follows: 16 General language lessons, 4 project sessions, 4 special interest lessons and 2 lecture sessions each week. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 16 20 24 Additional Week
Price in € -- 1100 1650 2200 3300 4400 5370 8280 10220 12120 485
Price in US$ -- 1238 1857 2475 3713 4950 6041 9315 11497 13634 546
This course is ideal for students who want to learn a language as fast as possible. Course tuition is structured as follows: 16 General language lessons, 4 project sessions, 10 special interest lessons and 2 lecture sessions each week. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 6 8 10 12 16 20 Additional Week
Price in € -- 1290 1935 2580 3870 5160 6320 7480 9800 12120 580
Price in US$ -- 1490 2234 2979 4468 5958 7297 8636 11315 13993 670
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & 1 meal
This is a package course where accommodation in either a homestay (twin room) or on campus (3-4 beds) is included in the price on a half-board basis.
This course is ideal for students who want to learn a language as fast as possible. Course tuition is structured as follows: 16 General language lessons, 4 project sessions, 10 special interest lessons and 2 lecture sessions each week. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
Work & Study
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FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 8560 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9630 -- -- --
This program combines an internship of 50 hours or more with a minimum 8-week EF Intensive Course. During class time students will improve their language skills and learn CV writing and interviewing techniques. Outside of class you will practice your language skills in a part-time un-paid position at a professional company developing industry-specific language skills and gaining international work experience. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
See availability »
FREE changes
Free cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Price in € -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 9320 -- -- --
Price in US$ -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 10760 -- -- --
Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & 1 meal
This is a package course where accommodation in either a homestay (twin room) or on campus (3-4 beds) is included in the price on a half-board basis.
This program combines an internship of 50 hours or more with a minimum 8-week EF Intensive Course. During class time students will improve their language skills and learn CV writing and interviewing techniques. Outside of class you will practice your language skills in a part-time un-paid position at a professional company developing industry-specific language skills and gaining international work experience. Course materials are not included in the price.
Starting dates
For all levels except from absolute beginners:
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Elementary (A2) or higher
High season
High season supplement per week: 55 €
High season dates 01 Jun. 2020 - 31 Aug. 2020
Reserve this course »
Note: All courses offered by EF International Language Center, Shanghai can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.
Lesson duration: 40 minutes
School's administrative fee: 135.00 €
Individual classesSingle individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 95 €. The combination of group and individual lessons is highly recommended. Individual lessons will encourage you to actively speak the foreign language and will offer you the opportunity to discuss individual problems and weaknesses.
Comments about courses:Cancellation Protection fee: EUR 85 EUR (Non-refundable).
Residence accommodation is also available upon request and depends on availability.

Course materials are not included in the price. Costs are as follows:
1-9 weeks: EUR 75
10-18 weeks: EUR 145
19-27 weeks: EUR 195
Additional 6 weeks: EUR 65

Accommodation

weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 145 290 435 580 725 870 1015 1160 1450 1740 145
Price in US$ 172 344 516 687 859 1031 1202 1374 1717 2061 172
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Single room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), Breakfast & 1 meal, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 16
weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 10 12 Additional Week
Price in € 195 390 585 780 975 1170 1365 1560 1950 2340 195
Price in US$ 231 462 693 924 1155 1386 1617 1848 2309 2771 231
Prices based on accommodation from Sunday to Saturday
Price per person
No extra nights bookable.
Room Occupancy:
Twin room.
Distance from school:
30 minutes by public transport
Includes:
Access to Wifi in building (Free WIFI), No meals, Shared bathroom.
Age of students:
Minimum age of students: 18
Special dietary requirements will cost EUR 25 per week.

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    FAQ about EF International Language Center, Shanghai

  • Chinese courses at EF International Language Center start at 450 € for Basic Course course with 20 lessons per week. When booking here you get the guaranteed best price.
  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Shanghai Pudong International Airport (60 €)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at EF International Language Center varies from 17 students (General Course + Accommodation) to 17 students (General Course + Accommodation)
  • % of teachers at EF International Language Center hold a university degree.
  • EF International Language Center offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 0 during the summer and 0 for the rest of the year.
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