Headquartered in London, England, the Linguaphone Group is the world's leading provider of assisted learning and distance learning language training solutions.
Established in 1901, we have over 100 years of experience in language training and an extensive network of licensed partners operating under the internationally recognised Pingu's English, Linguaphone and Direct English brand names.
Market leaders in their own right, together Direct English, Linguaphone and Pingu's English provide the ultimate language training solution, for both adults and early years children.
For adults, we offer assisted learning English Language Courses, as well as a range of distance learning language courses. For 3 to 7+ year olds, we offer Pingu's English , an exciting English language course for young learners based on the enormously popular animated character, Pingu.
Whether you are looking to learn English yourself or for a children's English course for your child, or if you want to learn another language such as French, German, Spanish or Greek, we have a course for you.
After the big success achieved worldwide Linguaphone Group started in the Egyptian market in 2006. The head start was by establishing the first Direct English working centres in Alexandria and Port Said cities. Ever since an extensive network of Direct English Centres throughout Egypt is still successfully growing.
Unit Licence Business Opportunities
We are looking for leaders with a strong, demonstrable track record of success, who can recognize an exceptional business opportunity and who have the depth of talent required to drive dynamic business growth.
Whether you are an entrepreneur looking for a new opportunity or an existing training company, take the chance to become a Direct English Unit Licensee for your city or region.
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Direct English Course
Direct English was written and developed by Louis Alexander , the world renowned authority on English language syllabus design and materials development. Author of many highly successful textbooks and grammar works, he is widely credited with a profound understanding of language and how we learn it.
The unique cyclical syllabus, course materials and face-to-face sessions of Direct English are all fully integrated to provide a complete, effective and highly flexible learning system.
There are 8 Levels in the Direct English course, each defined by a course book, a companion book, a PC video disk and 9 audio CDs. Each level consists of 9 units of study and each unit consists of 3 lessons
For complete beginners, there is also a Foundation Level course designed to quickly give you confidence with basic English usage.
Enrolment on a DirectEnglish course may entitle you to access our Online Learning resources. Delivered via the Internet, our online learning services include:
Interactive Online Modules: 3 levels of engaging and interactive exercises designed to test your vocabulary and grammar
Daily English: Our unique and highly topical up-to-the-minute learning service featuring news articles from English and American newspapers, BBC television and radio news and current affairs programmes, with exercises and grammar.