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EF International Language Center, Shanghai, China

EF International Language Center (EF)

  • 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.
  • The language school EF International Language Center was founded in Shanghai, China in 1965.
  • Legal name / parent company: EF Language Colleges Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: CHE116289657
  • Abbreviated name of school: EF Shanghai
  • Covid-19 Status: School currently open

Accreditations and Quality seals

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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 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 11 Feb. 2021, 12 Feb. 2021, 13 Feb. 2021, 14 Feb. 2021, 15 Feb. 2021, 16 Feb. 2021, 17 Feb. 2021, 08 Mar. 2021, 05 Apr. 2021, 01 May 2021, 04 May 2021, 01 Jun. 2021, 14 Jun. 2021, 01 Aug. 2021, 21 Sep. 2021, 01 Oct. 2021, 02 Oct. 2021, 03 Oct. 2021, 04 Oct. 2021, 05 Oct. 2021, 06 Oct. 2021, 07 Oct. 2021.

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 cancellation up to 14 days before the start of your course. Valid for bookings from April 2020.
Weeks 1 2 3 4 5 6 8 10 12 16 20
Price in € -- 1190 1785 2380 2975 3570 4760 5840 6920 9080 11240
Price in US$ -- 1413 2119 2825 3532 4238 5650 6932 8214 10778 13342
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
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. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
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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 12
Price in € -- 930 1395 1860 2325 2790 3255 3720 4185 4540 5360
Price in US$ -- 1076 1614 2152 2689 3227 3765 4303 4841 5251 6200
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
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. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
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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 24
Price in € -- 1090 1635 2180 3270 4360 5340 6320 8280 10240 12200
Price in US$ -- 1294 1941 2588 3882 5176 6339 7502 9829 12155 14481
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
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. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
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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 € -- 1030 1545 2060 3090 4120 5040 5960 7800 9640 460
Price in US$ -- 1192 1787 2383 3574 4765 5829 6893 9021 11149 533
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
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. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
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 € -- 1130 1695 2260 3390 4520 5520 6520 8520 10520 510
Price in US$ -- 1307 1961 2614 3921 5228 6385 7541 9854 12167 590
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
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. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
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 8 10 12 16 20
Price in € -- 1290 1935 2580 3225 3870 5160 6320 7480 9800 12120
Price in US$ -- 1532 2297 3063 3828 4594 6125 7502 8879 11633 14387
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
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. 2021 - 31 Aug. 2021
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Note: All courses offered by EF Languages Abroad, 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

Special dietary requirements will cost EUR 25 per week.

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    FAQ about EF International Language Center, Shanghai

  • Chinese courses at EF Languages Abroad start at 465 € 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 English First 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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