The UK-based Linguaphone Group today announced the launch of their adult English language training business, Direct English, in Kazakhstan.

 Direct English Kazakhstan has launched their first Direct English training center in Nur-Sultan. Their partner there is already eyeing up further expansion too, with a second Direct English training center due to open in the city in the coming months, and a third in Almaty. The launch and development of Direct English Kazakhstan is being overseen by Mr Yerbol Bolat, an entrepreneur who is already running a successful study abroad business in the country.


Commenting on the launch, Mr Yerbol Bolat, Direct English Master Licensee for Kazakhstan said: “In Kazakhstan, there is a genuine increase in demand for learning English. I am delighted to bring Direct English’s tailored program to the country, which I truly believe will achieve high results for individual students and corporate clients alike.  And our launches this year are just the start of our aspirations, in the years ahead we plan to bring Direct English to all major cities in Kazakhstan, with the ongoing support of the Linguaphone Group”.

Direct English – taking international markets by storm

Direct English is a global education brand from Linguaphone Group Ltd, a world-leading training company from the UK with over 115 years of experience in the international education market. The nine-level English language training system for adults has already delivered quality training to millions of students in many countries worldwide, across Asia, the Middle East and Europe. This includes a presence in markets including Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Kuwait, Japan, Vietnam, Thailand and Malaysia.

Using industry-leading content and a highly respected curriculum, Direct English helps students build their confidence, reach their goals, and master English proficiency in an increasingly competitive world. Now Direct English Kazakhstan will offer the nine-level English language training system and cater for both businesses and individuals of all English level abilities. The system will offer over 85 learning hours per level with flexible options available. Direct English also now includes a brand new online platform, Direct English Live! to support Direct English students worldwide with their studies.

Commenting on the launch, Ms Sarah McAllister, Global Head of Marketing for the Linguaphone Group said: “We are seeing unprecedented interest in Direct English in a diverse range of markets, reflecting the ongoing growth of the adult English language training market globally. Kazakhstan is the latest in a number of markets keen to join our Master Licensee team, which has recently seen Direct English launch in Thailand. We will also launch in Myanmar and Iraq shortly.  We are very excited about the launch of Direct English in Kazakhstan, and the ongoing expansion of Direct English this year”

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