Direct English, world leader in language training, from the 120 years old Linguaphone Group

Direct English

Hyderabad, 22nd January 2024 Direct English, is a UK-based World’s No.1 English learning platform for those who are passionate about learning the English language. With a legacy of 120 years, we have trained over 175,000 students (offline and online combined) in 20+ countries. We cater to educate both adults & children in learning English language, which is the need of the hour. This advent of Direct English which prospered the lives of many has become possible due to the brilliance of one man, the founder, Louis Alexander. Direct English has commenced its operations in Hyderabad at KPHB Colony. Chief Guest Rev. Fr. Anthony Sagayaraj, Chairman, Academic Council, Principal, St. Joseph College; inaugurated the Centre at KPHB, Kukatpally, today. Guest of Honour Mrs Sreevalli R, Principal, Global Edge and Principal Par Excellence Award winner; Mr Nalla Radha Krishna, National President, Bahujan Sahitya Academy; Mrs Chandra Madhavi, Principal, St. Mary’s Junior College Jubilee Hills; Sherwin Melchius, Founder, Authoring Minds, and Ms Princy Helmina Melchius, Franchisee partner, Direct English; graced the occasion. This is Direct English’s first Centre in South India and the second in India.

Direct English, a pioneer in imparting the skill to learn the English language which is a part of the Linguaphone Group, established in 1901, is set to deliver the best experience for students worldwide.

Speaking on the occasion Rev. Fr. Anthony Sagayaraj said, We today have tools like AI, and CHAT GPT, we appreciate their contribution, but CHAT GPT itself mentions a word of caution about its output. Therefore Direct English has come forward to make you proficient in the English language. It helps you to embark on challenges you face in English language and take it as a stepping stone to improve your language skills by manifold. We have trained faculty to help you overcome every challenge and come out successfully.

The courses offered by Direct English are designed to empower individuals on the communication skills and the confidence needed to excel in the global arena. The tailor-made courses support students aiming for academic excellence, professionals seeking career advancement, and individuals passionate about effective communication.

Mrs Chandra Madhavi said, a few decades ago there was a slight shift in the of education trend, the importance for languages was reduced and Science, streams like Engineering and medicine gained more prominence and now I see the shift again with languages and English gaining their prime place, just not for pursuing further education abroad, also to excel in jobs in India. AI and Chat GPT can be used only to frame certain sentences, paras. But how you carry yourself in the society, in the community and the respect you gain relies on your language and communication skills.

Mrs Sreevalli R, said, that English communication is essential to work abroad and earn more, for any profession including for blue-collar jobs, as that is the language spoken across the globe and Direct English can aid all such people to gain that edge.

Nalla Radha Krishna said, Central and state governments are subsiding skill development courses, The government should come forward and extend such subsidies for English courses specially for kids who come with a Telugu or vernacular language educational background, this will help them to be on par with English medium students.

Sherwin Melchius said, with Direct English the world of opportunities is just a reach away. He also expressed the importance of communication and how Direct English can fill the gaps. Also added, the factor that set Direct English apart is the innovative and personalized approach to language acquisition. He went on to add that, our program seamlessly integrates cutting-edge technology with proven teaching methodologies, and adapts to individual learning styles, ensuring that every student progresses at their own pace.

Ms Princy Helmina Melchius said, every student at Direct English will have a great learning experience and will go out confidently into the world. South Indians are creative, innovative, and technically sound, but struggle a lot in communication and articulating their domain expertise. Direct English helps all such individuals to become more confident in exploring the world.

The courses offered by Direct English are designed to empower individuals with the communication skills and confidence needed to excel in the global arena. The tailor-made courses support students aiming for academic excellence, professionals seeking career advancement, and individuals passionate about effective communication.

Direct English is reaffirming its commitment to fostering excellence in English communication skills in this part of the country and thereby help aspiring students, brilliant professionals, and passionate individuals to make a mark in their domains and excel on the world stage, says Mrs Sonya Choudhary, Managing Director of Direct English, India.

Direct English could positively impact a multitude of learners in physical schools worldwide, including 75 renowned global institutions. It trains students and professionals in language skills through more than a thousand online classes every year.

The programs offered by Direct English are developed by globally acknowledged linguistic experts like Louis Alexander and other expert language educators. The program combines cutting-edge technology with proven teaching methodologies and therefore stands out for its innovative and personalized approach to language imparting and acquisition.

Its courses adapt to individual learning styles, ensuring that every student progresses at his own pace. The program’s dynamic curriculum covers all aspects of language acquisition, from grammar and vocabulary to practical conversation skills. The state-of-the-art multimedia resources aid students to engage in immersive learning experiences. Interactive lessons, language games and real-world simulations make the process enjoyable and effective. Direct English has highly qualified and experienced language instructors to guide students at every step in their journey to language proficiency.

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