Linguaphone Group


Linguaphone Group seek Master Franchisees at Middle East Franchise Expo (MENAFA) 2015

Linguaphone Group, the UK-based global language training provider known for the international English language training brands of Linguaphone, Direct English and Pingu’s English, will be attending MENAFA’s 2015 Middle East Franchise Expo this October. With over 100 years of experience in the language training market, the Group has a presence through a network of franchise […]


Linguaphone Group Announces Partnership with Kingston University to Develop International Pingu’s English Curriculum

  Linguaphone Group, an international global language training provider with an extensive network of licensed partners across Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, has today announced an important collaboration with Kingston University’s School of Education to design and develop an international curriculum for young children which will work alongside the Group’s existing licensed Pingu’s […]


Linguaphone Group announce appointment of Grupo Prepara as Master Franchisee for Pingu’s English across Brazil

Rogerio Gabriel, CEO, Grupo Prepara Pingu’s English, the global children’s English language training franchise from the UK-based Linguaphone Group, today announced that Grupo Prepara, one of the largest education and training franchises in Brazil will act as their exclusive Pingu’s English Master Franchisee. Grupo Prepara is one of the largest and well-established education and training […]


Bringing Louis Alexander’s Legacy to China with Direct English

Interview with Emmeline Meade, New Business Manager for LG & DE Ltd, an international education company who specialise in English Language training for adults and children. Emmeline Meade is the New Business Manager, at LG & DE Ltd who will be exhibiting at the forthcoming China Franchise Show in Beijing with Direct English, and English […]


Pingu’s English Master Franchisee for China announces launch of first two Pingu’s English centres in Beijing and Shenyang

Following the recent appointment of My Gym China as the exclusive Master Franchisee for their children’s English language franchise, Pingu’s English across China, the Linguaphone Group are pleased to announce the upcoming launch of the first two new Pingu’s English centres in Beijing, and Shenyang, located in north-east of China. As the official Pingu’s English […]


Direct English to attend the China Franchise Expo 2015 in Beijing

Emmeline Meade, New Business Manager and Plamena Kostova, Marketing Executive with the Linguaphone Group will be representing the Direct English brand at the China Franchise Expo, which will take place in Beijing on 16-18th May 2015. The Linguaphone Group recently announced the launch of their children’s program Pingu’s English in China. They will now be […]


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

The launch of the www.directenglish.it website kicks off a communication plan featuring a 300,000 Euro investment in advertising and an online brand presence across the leading social networks. The summer sales promotion begins: up to nine weeks of free English lessons for all new enrollees. Direct English, the brand specialized in providing English language courses for […]


Pingu’s English Franchise Opens in Seef Mall, Bahrain

Pingu’s English young learners English language franchise opens in Bahrain, in presence of the British Ambassador to Bahrain Mr Iain Lindsay, his wife Mrs Bridget Lindsay – and Pingu™ also made an appearance. At the prestigious launch of Pingu’s English in the Seef Mall, British Ambassador to Bahrain Mr Iain Lindsay welcomed the UK franchise […]


Direct English language training program for adults is now available in Abu Dhabi – UAE

Direct English is now available in Abu Dhabi UAE, following a prestigious launch event that took place on the 1st of May in the presence of Mrs. Frances Moffett, UAE Director of Trade at the British Embassy in Abu Dhabi. Expression Training Institute and in affiliation with Direct English – Linguaphone Group, a world leading […]


Linguaphone Group Looking To Appoint New Master Franchisees Across Asia & North America

Linguaphone Group, the UK-based global language training provider known for the international English language training brands of Linguaphone, Direct English and Pingu’s English, will be visiting a number of exhibitions this spring as part of their plan to increase their already growing network Master Franchisees worldwide. Mid-February will see the Group travel to the International […]