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.
He was a member of the Council of Europe Committee on Modern Language Teaching (1973–78). He developed works for the Council of Europe that have been the bases of many communicative language courses and forms the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.