Established in 1997 in the UK, Direct English is a leading language training provider that’s helped thousands of adults worldwide learn English with schools in countries across Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America.
Direct English has been developed for people of all abilities, from absolute beginners to advanced learners. The program enables students to learn at their own pace and can be adapted to meet specific language goals.
The Linguaphone Group
Direct English is a proud member of The Linguaphone Group, a language training provider that has led the industry for over 115 years.
The unique learning system on which Direct English is based was developed by the innovative language scholar Louis Alexander.
Born in the United Kingdom in 1932, Louis Alexander was a member of the Council of Europe’s committee on modern language teaching, world-famous English language learning expert and award-winning author.
He sold 4.7 million books during 1977 alone, a feat recorded in the Guinness Book of Records as the greatest number of books sold by an individual author in a single year.