Our history is what defines us | 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.
Louis developed works that formed the basis for numerous communicative language courses (including Direct English) and the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
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.
Established in 1997, Direct English supports an international network of exclusive franchise partners from the company’s UK headquarters.
Direct English is a leading language training provider that’s helped thousands of adults worldwide learn English.
English has become the international language of business and communications, with over 1.5bn speakers across 94 regions.
Direct English courses are tailored to individual learner requirements.
Students can choose multiple course options to fit around personal or professional responsibilities, and use digital resources via Direct English Online to learn whenever and wherever they want.
Direct English has been developed for people of all ages and 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.
Students on Direct English programs come from all walks of life, and English schools are now accessible in countries across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
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