The Linguaphone Group announces the launch of new Direct English and Linguaphone Centres throughout Asia and the Middle East in 2005.
Pagoda Academy Inc, the Linguaphone Group’s Master Licensee in Korea, opened their new Seollung Centre in early October 2005, near the already established Samsung branch.
On the 17th October 2005, Direct English Indonesia opened their new Surabaya Centre.
On the 27th September 2005, Linguaphone China launched their third centre on the 9th floor of the Mayflower Plaza in Guangzhou.
On the 1st September 2005, Al-Khaleej Training & Education Company, the Linguaphone Group’s Master Licensee for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Gulf States, opened a brand new state-of-the-art centre in the heart of the city of Riyadh. The new centre is the largest training centre in the Middle East. It has impeccably designed classrooms equipped with stereos, televisions, a VCR and smart screen, and a modern multimedia lab for students. There are social rooms, reading rooms, a library and multi-purpose halls for graduation ceremonies, as well as a cafeteria that can serve up to 600 students.
On the 17th June 2005, Pagoda Academy Inc, the Linguaphone Group’s Master Licensee in Korea, opened their new Euljiro Centre in Seoul.