Featured Video: Iron Man’s Cool Surprise

Watch, learn and speak this video lesson to find out more about a young fan's encounter with Iron Man.

Robert Downey Jr. is famous for his role as Iron Man, a billionaire genius in super-powered armor. Alex, a seven-year-old boy born with a partially developed arm, is a big fan of Iron Man. An organization who helps disabled children heard about Alex and enlisted the help of Robert Downey Jr. to deliver a special […]

EnglishCentral Launches the EnglishCentral iPad App

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BOSTON, MA , March 24, 2015 – EnglishCentral, the market leader in combining speech assessment technology with online English education, announced today the launch of EnglishCentral for iPad. This latest version of the app will allow English learners to practice speaking English with more than 10,000 authentic videos from the EnglishCentral library. The videos and […]

Why do students hate learning English?

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It isn’t talked about a lot by teachers or school staff but students in general hate learning English. More so than science, math, art or any other subject. Very few students run, skip, jump to get to their English class.  Sure there are some exceptions, usually because of great teachers. But generally, students loath being forced to study […]

March 2015 Newsletter

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Dear Teachers, It’s March and it’s conference time!  We are highlighting our mobile apps and further, promoting our custom course creation. We are the only publisher that can create content just for your school, tailored to your needs.  TESOL Conferences in March EnglishCentral will attend two major conferences this month. * TESOL Arabia in Dubai. […]

TESOL Arabia 2015 – Join Us!

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This week, EnglishCentral will be attending the 21st annual TESOL Arabia Conference (TACON), March 12th to 14th. We will be highlighting our amazing apps which bring learning English by video lesson to your mobile devices, making mlearning a reality. Teachers, program directors, visit our booth and speak to us about your curriculum needs. Unlike traditional publishers […]

EnglishCentral – Your 24/7 Local Language Gym

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As the Academic Director of EnglishCentral, I have to quickly describe EnglishCentral.   It’s not easy, there is so much to our platform. However, if I have to describe it quickly to students and teachers, I say that it is “a language gym”. Learning English isn’t easy, neither is keeping fit. You have to do […]

Featured Video: Oscars 2015 Highlights

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Every year, the Academy Awards celebrates Hollywood’s finest by honoring the industry’s greatest actors and moviemakers. This year’s Oscars went off without a hitch, wowing its audience with crazy song-and-dance numbers and Neil Patrick Harris’s unfailing wit. When the winners for each category were announced, their heartfelt speeches immediately made the night a more memorable […]

See You At TESOL 2015 Toronto!

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The EnglishCentral academic team will be attending TESOL 2015, March 25th to 28th in Toronto, Canada.  We’ll be presenting and showing off our amazing mobile apps plus new academic related content of interest to all schools and universities. Come found out what all the buzz is about!  We are already used in hundreds of schools and hope […]

The Importance Of Pronunciation For Language Learners

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Pronunciation is very much a “must” skill for any English language learner.  There are many important reasons all students need to focus on correct form and pronunciation. Here are 3 very important ones. 1.  Perceived Competence.    Many native speakers will think a second language English speaker has a low level of fluency if their […]

Amazing Facts About Video (every educator should know)

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Here are some amazing facts about video that every teacher should know, think about and understand. Video is becoming the new textbook and facts bear this out. Take a read and join the video teaching and learning revolution! Of course, view some of these facts and others on video!  Also now the 10th aniversary of […]

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