Get started with EF Class.

Below you will find a series of guides and step-by-step tutorials to get you teaching great English lessons faster, with EF Class.

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Get the app that's right for your classroom.

We understand that not every classroom uses the same set of devices, so EF Class is available for both iPad and as a web app for PC and Mac.

Using iPads in your classroom?


Download our native iOS app from the Apple App Store by selecting the button below, and then sign up or sign in.


Note: We support devices running iOS 9.0 or newer. You can find out which version of iOS your device is running here

Using PCs or Macs in your classroom?


Download the latest version of the Google Chrome web browser by selecting the button below, and then sign up or sign in.


Note: We currently only support devices with minimum screen sizes of 1024 x 768px, running the Google Chrome browser.


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Signing into EF Class.

How do you start using EF Class? As a teacher, you will have to create a teacher account to access the teacher app. Follow these instructions and create your teacher account today.

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Opening and navigating EF Class.

Using and navigating in EF Class is quite straightforward. In this video we show you how to ‘Sign in’ and start to navigate inside the app to find great lessons, features, tools, and information.

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Exploring EF Class content.

We have over 300 hours of free, quality content, relevant to the needs of your class. In this video we take you through the ‘Discover’ page and give you some tips on how to find lessons suitable for your students’ levels and needs.

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Previewing a lesson.

Our lessons have a variety of activities created to stimulate and engage your students in their English language learning. In this video, we will show you how to preview activities before you start an active lesson with your students.

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Editing a lesson.

Besides offering great English-teaching content, EF Class also allows you to edit lessons and activities. In this video, we will take you through these actions and explain how to make the most out of EF Class’ powerful editing tools.

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Creating a class.

Learn how to set up your classes and how to help your students to create an account and join your class quickly.

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Starting a lesson.

In this video, we will look at both the teacher app and the student app, and show you how to get lessons running, and what you and your students will see at each step of the way.

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Running a lesson.

Be in total control of your classroom. You can send activities to your students or queue them once a lesson starts. We will show you how to do this, how to pause and mute student devices, and much more, so that you have total control of your lessons.

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Checking student answers.

Students and teachers have complete visibility on learning in class. In this video, we see how students can check their answers, and get immediate feedback on their work. We also show how a teacher can have complete visibility over students’ answers and progress during the lesson.

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Editing on the fly.

Edit your lesson while you teach! You can edit and add activities on the fly in response to student results, just as you can before the lesson. We will show how to edit on the fly in this video.

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After a lesson.

None of the work in class is lost. After pressing the ‘Stop lesson’ button, all classwork is immediately saved in your ‘Taught lessons’ and you can review it later. Your students can also review all their work after class in their ‘Study history’, and continue to do lesson activities. In this video we will show you how to end a lesson, find taught lessons, and show how students can review their work.

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Setting an assignment.

With EF Class, you can send students activities to do outside the classroom, not just during lesson time. EF Class allows you to send assignments to your students so they can work ion their own time outside the class. Learn how to send assignments in this short video.

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Reviewing work and Student Progress.

See your students’ progress at any time! To apply formative assessment principles, and give constructive feedback, you need to have a clear view of how your students are progressing over time. With the ‘Student summary’ view, you can see student results ,for each lesson and throughout the school year. Learn how to analyse this information in this video.

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