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Direct English official Launch in Sofia with UK Ambassador

Direct English Master Licensee, Jordan Andonov, hosted a grand event attended by the Ambassador of the British Embassy in Bulgaria, her Excellency Emma Hopkins, Ministries of Parliament, and senior executives from schools and the private sector. The UK Ambassador of the British Embassy added ”I am thrilled that the 115 years of English language training […]


Can we reduce the risk of dementia in later life? Latest research reveals the great power of bilingualism

Recent studies have shown that dementia appears up to five years later in people who speak more than one language. In fact, Professor Carol Brayne, a leading dementia expert at the University of Cambridge, explains that higher levels of education appear to protect people against developing dementia. In fact research suggests that around 30 per cent of cases in Britain […]


Direct English language training franchise announce further growth across Egypt

  The Arabian Company for Development and Project Management, Direct English Master Franchisee for Egypt, who has been running adult English language training centres with the Linguaphone Group since 2007, today announced four more Direct English training centers will open across Egypt in the coming year. The first will be a dedicated and prestigious center in Al Rehab City, Greater Cairo […]


Direct English language training franchise for adults launches in Oman

Wednesday 7 October 2015 Direct English language training franchise for adults launches in Oman In the presence of Michael Head, Deputy Director of UK Trade and Investment in Oman, the Linguaphone Group’s first Direct English language training center for adults in Oman has been launched in Muscat.   Thanks to an exclusive Master Franchise partnership […]


Direct English Master Franchisee signed for Bulgaria

Linguaphone Group, the global language training provider based in the UK, has today announced that Alexander Training Center based in Sofia, have been granted the exclusive Master Franchise rights to develop their English language training program for adults, Direct English across Bulgaria. Alexander Training Center already has more than fifteen years’ experience in the Bulgarian […]


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 […]


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 […]