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What is Direct English?

Unlike so many other English language courses, Direct English works because it fits around you. The course is tailored to your abilities and goals, progresses at your own pace and adapts around your work and lifestyle commitments, so that you have the flexibility to study just the way you want. The result? You build your confidence from day one and reach your goals faster.

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When you choose to learn English with Direct English, you can rest assured you are in safe hands. We are a world-leading provider of English language training with over 100 years of experience in the language training market and an extensive global network of partners that is expanding all the time.

We have already helped millions of people to successfully learn a new language in over 60 countries across the world. And the numbers keep on growing.

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Course Overview

They say the first step is the hardest. We've just made it easier. Direct English builds your confidence from day one and is the most effective language system for anyone wanting to learn English.

With nine levels to choose from, starting with Foundation through to Business English and beyond, Direct English offers more choice than any other English language training system. So whether you're an absolute beginner or an advanced learner, a young professional or a senior corporate executive, Direct English is right for you.

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Direct English is more than just an English language course; it's a complete learning system for adults of all abilities and experience to use. That's why Direct English has dedicated Teaching Manuals to support the integral tutorial components of the program.

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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.

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