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Course Structure

Choose from a range of different flexible and intensive course options and find a program that fits around your personal and professional schedule.

Join a class on campus to receive face-to-face tuition, or learn online at your own pace with our extensive range of interactive learning resources.

We achieve this by supplementing familiar language with new-found knowledge at each stage of your course, and by giving you a firm understanding of English grammar.


The syllabus focuses on the four key learning skills:


The Direct English philosophy suggests that adults learn best when they take responsibility for their own learning. However, the Tutor’s role is crucial to provide motivation and to answer questions and resolve difficulties.
You’ll receive a Tutor’s Manual. This along with the first-class training you’ll receive when you join Direct English, will help you deliver strong, effective English language training to your students.


The Learning Process

The learning process is simple. But, we’ve developed innovative teaching practices and a host of interactive learning resources to make the process more engaging and adaptable.

Sign up to discover how Direct English can help you master the English language and meet other internationally-minded professionals.

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Summarizing your path to success

  • It's simple

    We listen to you, get to know you, find out
 what works for you. Direct English is based on more than
 understanding language; it's based on how you learn it.
  • It's flexible

    Learning English takes time so we let you 
study when, where and how you like, to fit in with your 
lifestyle. You can combine personal study with tutorials, 
conversation classes and multimedia classes, at times that
 suit you, without putting your life on hold.
  • It's effective

    Our syllabus reflects how language is 
naturally learned, introducing grammar and language 
points right away - you'll be speaking conversational
 English from day one. By returning to these points as your 
language skills and vocabulary develops, it reinforces what
 you've learned.
  • It's personalised

    We treat you as an individual,
not just a face in a classroom. We recognise that everyone 
has different learning abilities and needs, so we start out 
by finding which pace of study you're happy with.
  • It's proven

    Our methods are designed to train you
 carefully in the four skills of understanding, speaking, 
reading and writing, while at the same time anticipating
 and dealing with questions you might have at every stage 
of the learning process.
  • It's entertaining

    The audio and digital components of
our course material are engaging and motivating. The
 situations are memorable so you'll immediately feel 
involved. And unlike most academic textbooks, our books 
are both clear and engaging.

The flexibility of our unique learning system, coupled with world-class bilingual learning resources, personalized tutorials, conversation classes, multimedia resources and organized social activities, adds to the overall success of our proven learning system. It's a winning combination that's hard for competitors to match. More information on what makes Direct English unique can be found here.

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Why should I choose Direct English?

Communicating easily and effectively in English may feel like a distant goal, but with Direct English success is within your reach.

Developed by the Linguaphone Group, a world-leading language training provider, this unique language system builds up your skills and confidence at your own pace – one step at a time, so you reach your goals more easily.

And that underpins everything that we do with Direct English, we are totally focused on developing your confidence in English. Whether you need to learn English for lifestyle or career purposes, here are just a few of the other reasons why Direct English is the English language program of choice for thousands of adults worldwide.

  • Gradually layers knowledge at your pace, and builds confidence in learning English from day one
  • Caters for all learning styles and budgets, offering more choice than any other provider
  • Provides a complete service for individuals and companies alike, with a flexibility that’s hard to match
  • Fits around your work and lifestyle commitments
  • Uses premium materials and multimedia resources that allow you to study whenever and wherever you choose
  • Delivers high levels of customer service through which we ensure high re-enrolment figures of over 60% on our program
  • Builds ability in all four key language learning skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening
  • Offers continual review and assessment to monitor your progress
  • Is aligned to the globally recognised Common European Framework Reference for Languages (CEFR) – the leading global standard for assessing an individual’s English language proficiency
  • Is backed by the Linguaphone Group, a global leader in English language training with over 100 years of experience in the global training market.

And what’s more, no previous English language knowledge is necessary!  So what are you waiting for? Take your first step towards learning English with us today.

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