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Linguaphone UK celebrates 108 years in language learning with new MP3 formats and discounts

Monday 24 August 2009

Speaking the local language can make all the difference to a holiday or business trip. To celebrate 108 years of providing self-study language courses to millions of people worldwide, Linguaphone, a world-leading provider of language courses today relaunches their UK website at Perfect for the next trip abroad, new MP3 download formats of their most popular holiday-style language courses are available, along with a 35% discount on their wide range of self-study language courses.

Linguaphone, part of the Linguaphone Group was established in 1901 by Jacques Roston. Since then, Linguaphone has continued to lead the global language training market with millions of people worldwide successfully learning a new foreign language using their proven methodology ‘Listen, Understand and Speak’.

Learning a new language and being able to communicate whilst abroad will help make the most out of their next trip. They will broaden their cultural horizons and it may even open up new career opportunities.

Today, Linguaphone UK offers a wide range of self-study language courses on both CDs and preloaded MP4 players. To celebrate their 108 year anniversary, Linguaphone’s most popular holiday-style language courses are now also available in MP3 download format so that customers can choose where and when to study – at the gym, on the way to work, or relaxing at home!

What’s more, for the coming month, customers will also benefit from a 35% discount on all of Linguaphone’s self-study language courses. So, whether they just want to learn a few phrases to blend in with the locals on their next holiday, or take their existing language skills to a more advanced level, customers will find a Linguaphone language course that’s right for them.

For more information, customers should visit or call 0800 136 973



For all media and marketing enquiries please contact:

Charlotte Pritchard- Head of Marketing, Linguaphone Group

Tel: +44 (0)20 8687 6115

Mobile : +44 (0)7799 723 218


Notes to editors

1. Linguaphone UK has a wide range of language courses from beginner through to expert in CD and MP3 download formats and also available on a MP4 preloaded player. Our courses are available in Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish and Thai.

2. The 35% discount only applies to orders placed online at or by phoning 0800 136 973 and expires on the 24 September 2009. Terms and conditions are available at

3. Linguaphone UK is part of the Linguaphone Group – a global provider of language training solutions, operating under the internationally recognised Linguaphone, Direct English and Pingu’s English brand names. With 108 years of experience in the global language training market, the Group has an extensive network of over 200 English language training centres worldwide. The Group has also helped millions of people learn a new language through our wide range of self-study language courses sold in over 60 countries. For more information visit