English Language


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 […]


Pingu’s English language training franchise from the UK to arrive in Japan

Immediate release: 15 February 2016 Pingu’s English (UK) today announced further expansion of their global pre-school English training franchise, with the appointment of a new Master Franchisee for their successful pre-school English language training program across Japan. Japan is currently the third largest economy in the world, behind China and US, with a total population of […]


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 […]


Pingu’s English Franchise Announces Further Expansion Across Italy

  Pingu’s English Italy today announced further expansion of their successful pre-school English learning franchise, bringing their current network to thirty Pingu’s English Schools across the country.   Pingu’s English is a three-level language course for 3-8 year olds from the UK-based Linguaphone Group, already transforming the way that children learn English in over twenty countries […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 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 Cyprus Announce The Opening Of Their Third Pingu’s English Center In Nicosia

  Pingu’s English Cyprus has announced that the third Pingu’s English center to open in Cyprus will open in Nicosia this October, after a franchise agreement was signed today. The agreement was signed between D.P. Taking Care of Education Ltd, the Master Franchisee of Pingu’s English for Cyprus, and Ms Anna Zannettou, a local Cypriot entrepreneur. […]