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About e-future

1994 Established as David English House
2000 Established e-future Ltd. with focus on content development
2001 Becomes government certified research center
2003 Exports first ELT programs
2008 Partners with Anahiem University's TESOL program
2011 Becomes a publicly traded company on Korea's KOSDAQ Exchange
2013 Publishes first integrated skills course book, Smart English
Launches online support website, www.eSmartClass.net
2016 Vera the Alien Hunter wins two LLL Awards, a third is a finalist for the award
2017 Publishes second integrated skills course book, Hand in Hand
e-future Ltd. is an innovative and adaptive ELT publisher. We research, develop and design our products with the EFL learner in mind. Our materials have been proven by EFL teachers and students alike and incorporate both modern teaching methodologies with cutting edge technology to better support English language learners academically, emotionally and creatively.

e-future started out as David English House, a language school based in Seoul, Korea. This school delivered a variety of ELT programs as well as a certificate program for teaching English to young learners in cooperation with Heinemann.

In 2000, the company was rebranded as e-future Ltd., and it focused on developing internet-based ELT programs. Phonics Land, one of the first products to be developed, was awarded a bronze prize at the Digital Contents Fair organized by the Ministry of Information and Communication. It was later exported to Taiwan and the United States.

By 2001, e-future became an approved research and development center by the Korean government and worked to create a range of ELT products focusing on young learners. Its first major series, EFL Phonics, proved very successful for the company. It continued to develop a wide range of skill-based books for young learners.

In 2008, e-future became a shareholder in Anaheim University, a fully-accredited California-based university specializing in online education with programs in TESOL and business administration.

2010 saw e-future starting to export its range of titles across Asia. Later that year, e-future became a publicly traded company on Korea’s KOSDAQ Exchange. One year later, e-future partnered with Korea Telecom to produce materials for smart devices and launched SMARTree English, a comprehensive tablet-based language learning program. By 2012, e-future had published its first integrated coursebook, Smart English.

Currently, e-future is exporting its programs throughout the world and has major licensing partners throughout Europe and Latin America.