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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 Chain and Franchise Expo in Taipei, to meet with serious investors keen to represent the Pingu’s English and Direct English programs exclusively across Taiwan.

Pingu’s English, the Group’s children’s English franchise will also be represented at Tokyo Franchise Show 2014 in Japan, this March where investors from the region will be attending.

Early March will also see the Group travel to North America, to exhibit both Pingu’s English and Direct English at the Mexico Franchise Fair in Mexico City where investors from across continent will be attending.

The Linguaphone Group has already appointed Direct English and Pingu’s English Master Franchisees in over 40 countries worldwide. To find out more about either of the brands, email to receive an Evaluation Pack and discuss a meeting at one of these events.


For all media enquiries please contact:

Charlotte Pritchard, Head of Marketing, Linguaphone Group Tel: +44 (0)7799 723 218 Email:

For more information on Pingu’s English visit

Notes to editors

2. The Linguaphone Group is a world-leading provider of language training solutions, operating under the internationally recognised Linguaphone, Direct English and Pingu’s English brand names. With over 109 years of experience, the Group has an extensive network of licensed partners across Asia, Europe, the Middle-East and Africa. The Group has also helped millions of people learn a new language through their wide-ranging portfolio of self-study products sold in over 60 countries. Master Franchise opportunities are available for our English language programmes worldwide. Please call +44 (0)20 8687 6104, email or visit

2. About HIT Entertainment – HIT Entertainment is one of the world’s leading preschool entertainment companies, specialising in building powerful brands based on engaging stories. HIT Entertainment’s world-class portfolio includes Thomas & Friends®, Mike the Knight™, Fireman Sam®, Bob the Builder, Barney®, Angelina Ballerina®, Pingu® and Rainbow Magic®.HIT Entertainment excels at creating and building globally successful brands which capture the hearts and imaginations of preschoolers and their families. This is achieved through exceptional storytelling in multiple formats, enhanced by creating high quality character-based products and experiences with best-in-class partners. HIT Entertainment’s lines of business span television and home entertainment production, content distribution, digital media, publishing, consumer products and live events and attractions. HIT Entertainment is a subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. and has operations in the UK, US, Canada, Hong Kong and Japan. For more information visit

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