Linguaphone Group is a world-leading global language-training provider, with 109 years of experience in the language training market.

Operating under the internationally recognised Pingu's English, Linguaphone and Direct English brand names, and 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 3-7+ years based on the enormously popular animated character, Pingu.


Learn English with the Linguaphone Group

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Learn more about the range of classroom-based adult English language courses and Pingu's English children's English language courses the Linguaphone Group offers through our global network of licensed partners.

Select the country you live in from the drop-down menu below and visit the website of our licensed partner:



Self-study Linguaphone language courses

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Learn more about the world-renowned range of distance learning language courses the Linguaphone Group offers worldwide.

Select the country you live in from the drop-down menu below and visit the website of our licensed partner in that region:

Latest news and events from the Linguaphone Group

11 June 2014 - Direct English arrives in Italy: 10 locations, business and private course offerings, and a plan for expanding throughout the country

13 May 2014 - Pingus English Franchise Opens in Seef Mall, Bahrain, in presence of British Ambassador to Bahrain Mr Iain Lindsay


17 February 2014 - Linguaphone Group looking to appoint new Master Franchisees across Asia and North America at spring franchise exhibitions

20 January 2014 - Pingu's English children's English franchise from the Linguaphone Group to arrive in Pakistan


Contact us today! 


To find out more about our global Master Licensee opportunities and other partnership opportunities, please complete our online enquiry form or email us. We'll look forward to hearing from you soon!

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