Learn English faster & smarter

One on one English classes for busy professionals.

Professional standards

Our teachers are all experienced professionals and native speakers who focus on your needs to give you the most organized and efficient English-learning experience. Our responsive support team will ensure you maximize your time and get the most from your classes.

Structured learning

We take teaching seriously. And learning a language correctly is a complex process. Our system is organized for maximum impact and efficiency. Our teachers will give you lots of great, personalised feedback every lesson to develop your English more effectively.

Flexible system

Learn any time of day from wherever you want. Our price plans are flexible and so is our schedule. Lessons are only 25 minutes, so you can fit them into your busy day. If you have more time, you can book extra sessions. You can also choose what you want to study from our great range of courses.

About us

The English Farm is an online school specialising in business English. Professional English teachers teach 25-minute lessons on Skype. Our lesson materials are carefully chosen textbooks from leading publishers and cover a wide range of levels and needs.

Our staff

The English Farm is a group of experienced English teachersIT people and an educational writer. We are New Zealanders, Japanese, Canadians, Americans and Australians. Our teachers are all pros, and have a broad range of work and teaching experience.

How to start

First join The English Farm. You'll need to give us a little information so we know how to help you. You'll get a free lesson point when you join to schedule a trial class. We'll assess your English skills too. If you have any questions, send us a message.


Lessons cost ¥1,970 for 25 minutes or less if you buy a package. Textbooks cost ¥3,000 – ¥5,000 depending on the course you choose. Our system is flexible and your lesson points never expire. Start any time, take lessons when it suits you or take a break if you need one.

Meet our professional teachers

  • Matthew's picture


    NZ New Zealand
  • Sean's picture


    CA Canada
  • Jeremy's picture


    CA Canada
  • Jin's picture


    CA Canada
  • Kara's picture


    US United States
  • Yumi's picture


    JP Japan
  • Tanner's picture


    US United States

Our courses

A general business English course for all levels. Learn the skills you need for global business.

COMING SOON Courses perfect for developing your ability in specific areas important to your work.

Intermediate and advanced courses in general business vocabulary. Essential for all professionals.

General English and conversation courses to help you express yourself and prepare for English exams.

Master English grammar from the beginner to advanced level. Ideal for test-takers and those with high goals.

Special advanced courses to focus on your business area: IT, finance or the law.

A must for every student. Perfect your accent and your delivery with one-on-one feedback.

Preparing for an English test? Practice for the test & develop your strategy for higher scores.

Student feedback

Working overseas

"At Toyota, few employees are assigned to work overseas within two years of starting. Thanks to The English Farm, I have been assigned to work in Europe just two years out of university!"


A global view

"In addition to the lesson program, I enjoy conversation and discussion with The English Farm teachers, who have a lot of rich experience in several countries and the business world. I can learn a global point of view and about a wide range of topics including the business field."


Fun and helpful

"Learning English with The English Farm is a lot of fun and helpful. I always get a lot of advice to improve my English. Moreover, lesson times are flexible, so I can have a lesson any time—even if I am very busy."


Fresh from the blog

Do you think you might say something like this:

My favourite menu is miso ramen.

What about when you are busy. Would you say something like this?

I have a schedule at 2 p.m.

The previous lesson was about introductions and conclusions. This lesson is about making an argument. This is the body of your answer. Do well with this and you will increase your chances of getting a better score on the communication of information part of the G.B.C. test.

This is a conversation lesson based on a science article. You'll learn about evolution in humans, and pick up some good words and phrases too!

This is a business conversation lesson on the topic of poverty, income equality and economics in Japan. It is particularly useful if you are taking the G.B.C. test, as there are often questions about Japan's economy. This will help you give a well-informed answer on that topic.

In order to succeed in G.B.C., you need to make sure your answers are well structured. In this lesson, we'll teach you a simple recipe to make great, well-structured answers.