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EF International Language CenterSingapore, Singapore

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Rating: 4.0/5.0

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Ranked #1 of 1 English schools in Singapore
Location of the school

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Social activities

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Value for money

Rating: 2.0/5.0

What we like about the school
  • Student lounge with board games, ping-pong table and a gaming console.
  • Singapore is one of the top destinations our students liked most
  • Rooftop terrace
What we dislike about the school
  • Lessons are 40 minutes long, which is shorter than in other schools.
How we create the points regarding what we like/dislike about a school

Location: EF International Language Center Singapore is located on the culturally rich island of Singapore, in southeast Asia. The school is housed in a stylish building in the Singapore River district, a short journey from the Singapore National Gallery, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple, Clarke Quay Shopping Center, Chinatown and the Esplanade. Students of EF Singapore have much to keep them busy in the proximity of the school. EF Singapore is also within walking distance of shops, eateries and supermarkets. The Clarke Quay subway station is right in front of the school, ensuring that students can travel all over the city with ease. The Singapore Changi Airport is within a 70-minute train or 17-minute taxi ride from the school's front doors.

School facilities: The facilities of EF Singapore offer everything that a student may need to reach their language goals in a comfortable and motivating environment. Facilities include a cafeteria, computer lab, rooftop terrace, table games, free WIFI and a student support desk for any further questions or queries that may arise. All classrooms are equipped with air conditioning, heating and have ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

Social and Cultural: EF Singapore organises regular excursions to Bintan Island and Kuala Lumpur.

School chain: EF was founded in Sweden over 55 years ago. It has since then helped millions of people experience new cultures, see new places and learn new things about the world and about themselves. Across the globe, they have more than 600 schools and offices in over 50 countries, delivering the best in education and student care throughout all locations. As a group, EF has hubs in Boston, London, Barcelona, Mexico City, São Paulo, Shanghai, Stockholm, Zürich, and more!

EF understands that language programmes can be much more than the sole process of learning a language, as cultural immersion and diversity play a key part in any student's educational and life development.

Throughout the EF schools, programmes are readily available to adults and juniors, for career, personal and educational development.
  • The language school EF International Language Center was founded in Singapore, Singapore in 1965.
  • Legal name / parent company: EF Language Colleges Ltd
  • Tax registration ID: CHE116289657
  • Abbreviated name of school: EF Singapore

English Courses

General Language
Exam Preparation

Information for all courses offered by EF International Language Center

Comments about courses

The cost of course materials vary depending on the duration of the course:
1-6 weeks is EUR 55
7-12 weeks is EUR 95
13-18 weeks is EUR 145
19-24 weeks is EUR 195
25-30 weeks is EUR 245
31-36 weeks is EUR 295
37-42 weeks is EUR 345
43-48 weeks is EUR 395
49-52 weeks is EUR 445.

Cancellation Protection fee: EUR 85 (Non-refundable).

Students must book travel insurance, which covers the whole period of the course and stay in Singapore. Students can book Erika Insurance Coverage via the school:

  • Two weeks: EUR 85.
  • Per additional extra week: EUR 40.
    Students can have another insurance but they must prove they have booked another one.

  • The twin room homestay included in the tuition price can be upgraded to a single room homestay for EUR 50 per week.
  • Homestays are no further than 45 minutes by public transportation from school.
  • Residence accommodation is also available upon request and subject to availability.

    Transfer from/to the airport: EUR 105 (both ways).
    Classes are likely to take place on some days in the morning and other days in the afternoon. Students will be given the exact timetable closer to the start date. These are sample times and lessons will fall within the time frames stated depending on availability and time of year.
Lesson duration
40 minutes
School's administrative fee
150.00 €
Individual classes
Single individual lessons of tuition can be reserved at 120 €. 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.
Days without class
In 2024 (including national and regional bank holidays):
01 Jan 2024, 12 Feb 2024, 29 Mar 2024, 22 Apr 2024, 01 May 2024, 09 Aug 2024, 25 Dec 2024.
If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are missed lessons recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Level test
A test to assess your exact language level takes place before the start of the course via an online form.

Lessons needed per English language level

Level (CEFR) LESSONS needed per level WEEKS needed
(20 lessons per week)
A1 Beginner A1 to A2 80 4
A2 Elementary A2 to B1 160 8
B1 Intermediate B1 to B2 180 9
B2 Higher Intermediate B2 to C1 200 10
C1 Advanced C1 to C2 220 11
C2 Proficiency
Data above gives some guidance. For more details consult our page How long does it take to learn a language or reach a specific level.

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
Note: All courses offered by EF International Language Center, Singapore can be reserved online with LanguageCourse.Net at a lower price than what you pay when booking directly at the school or at the school's website. In case a course is not listed above, just let us know.

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EF International Language Center (EF)

Accreditations and Quality seals
Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal
Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school)
First day of course
Students should arrive at 8:30
Offer for returning students
You will be refunded/waived the school's administration fee If you already attended previously a course at EF International Language Center and you book here.
Payment methods accepted for payments made directly to the school
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General school facilities

  • Cafeteria

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Lounge

  • Rooftop terrace

  • Student support desk

  • Video game console

  • Table tennis

  • Table soccer / football

  • 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

Student Age

Minimum age of students
16 years
13 years for specific Junior courses

Visa Documents

Full payment of all fees required before school dispatches documents required for visa application
Express shipment fee (via courier)
South America: 85 €
Africa: 85 €
Asia: 85 €
Preferential cancellation terms in case of visa refusal
School agreed that students booking online on this site will benefit from preferential cancellation fees in case of visa refusal, and in this case will never exceed EUR 180.



15 Carpenter Street - 59904 Singapore
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Questions and answers about EF International Language Center

  • At the time of writing, we don't have any Brazilian teachers as part of our academic staff.
    Anna Maliarevych, Admissions Team from EF International Language - Mar 12, 2023

FAQ about EF International Language Center, Singapore

  • This school only offers accommodation with host families in single or double rooms.
    Madly Simba, Language Travel Consultant from LanguageCourse.Net - May 11, 2023
  • 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)
  • Yes, there is an exclusive discount that only applies when booking online here.


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