welcome to hefei about ef hefei Situated in the city center surrounded by parks and busy shopping streets, EF Hefei has a busy and friendly environment. EF Hefei offers a range of services including classes for children and adults, as well as Business English. The school on average has twelve foreign teachers and four local teachers. Teachers are encouraged to be creative and many teachers have extended contracts making this an excellent environment to grow as a teacher. the city Hefei, the capital of Anhui Province, is located in the center of the province about six hundred kilometers west of Shanghai. Hefei is a great place to learn Chinese and get to know a culture which, in some bigger cities, is not so easily accessible. Western food and restaurants are available but Hefei’s own local eating culture is something special. From street food to hotel restaurants, eating in Hefei is one of the city’s main highlights. places around town TEMPLE OF LORD BAO Built to honor Lord Bao, an official during the Song Dynasty who fought against the exploitation of the people, this temple is one of the most popular tourist sites in Anhui Province. The current temple complex, built after the original temple was flooded by the Yellow River, is a prime example of the architecture of the Northern Song. CHAOHU LAKE One of the largest freshwater lakes in China, Chaohu Lake is best known for the landscape of its two main islands, Gushan and Laoshan. These idyllic islands are home to resorts and restaurants, making for a fanciful retreat from the city. Surrounding the lake are a variety of parks, hills, caves, and hot springs, making Chaohu a prime place to experience the beauty of nature. REVOLUTIONARY BAR This favorite of foreigners is a rock bar with an English-speaking staff and a variety of international beers. Weekly live performances, pool, and Western music contribute to the bar’s friendly pub atmosphere. Revolutionary Bar is just one of the many bars and clubs in Hefei’s growing nightlife scene.