Programme / Course Overview

English, UK

Direct English is highly reputed as one of the most effective English language programmes for ESL and EFL learners. The programme is based upon a unique learning system, written and developed by Louis Alexander, the world-renowned authority in English language syllabus design and materials development. It was published by Pearson Education – the world’s largest education publisher, and was then acquired by the Linguaphone Group in 2003.

Unlike so many other English language programmes or courses, Direct English caters for the individual needs of learners in a highly effective way. Direct English offers more choice than any other English language training or learning system. Besides optimising learner understanding, our focus is always on building learner confidence while ensuring the learning process is inspiring and fun.

Direct English is aligned with the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and with its unique methodology, the programme has since assisted thousands of people learn the vital international language of business and communication – English.

Direct English
Learning System

The Learning System

Level Placemet

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Online Learning Through Presentation

online language study and practice

online conversation with teachers and peers


( optional )

regular testing


English Live

Direct English Live is our fully taught online English language curriculum delivered by fully-qualified native UK English teachers. Students can now learn English from the comfort of their home and with Direct English Live, they can be confident that they are studying with a world-class provider.

As a powerful and interactive learning platform, Direct English Live is a fully mobile solution working on a wide range of smartphones, tablets and desktops. It allows learners to access our acclaimed Direct English learning system online and offline. Direct English Live is supported by a full learning management system with cross-browser and operating system integration. It is hosted globally with a powerful content delivery network.

With this learning platform, learners could also gain access to our growing collection of interactive learner resources in our library which are designed to help them master reading, writing, speaking and listening.

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