The Linguaphone Group is a world-leading global language-training provider, with over 110 years’ experience in the language training market.

We operate under the internationally recognised Pingu’s English, Linguaphone and Direct English brand names. Through a worldwide network of licensed partners we offer classroom-based English language courses and a wide range of self-study Linguaphone language courses for adults.

For young children, we also offer Pingu’s English, an exciting children’s English language course for 3‑8+ years based on the enormously popular animated character, Pingu.

"Direct English offers the kind of service and professionalism necessary to support companies such as ourselves in the strive to actualise our goals."

Lilis Setiadi, Head of Sales, PT Schroder Investment Management Indonesia

"Direct English is a great place to learn English in a professional and business-like environment. My confidence is up and it motivates me to improve my English."

Budi Harto, MM, Division Manager, PT Wijaya Karya

"It's a pleasure to express our gratitude in working with Direct English. Our employees expressed their satisfaction with the quality of training they received."

Mr Mohammed Abdullah Abdulrahman, Head of Training & HR, Dubai Justice Department

"I am very impressed with Direct English's great co-operation and understanding as well as high professionalism in delivering the program."

Andreas Sindudharma, Division Manager, PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika