Using Video. Upcoming Webinars

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Using video in the classroom isn’t simply a case of  pushing the play button and then sitting back, feet up.  There are a number of things teachers must consider every time in order to effectively use class time. This week and next, our Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss will give 2 webinars highlighting best practices […]

Featured Video: Saying Hello

Learning English has never been better here at EnglishCentral. We offer thousands of videos for our users to watch, learn and speak. We’ve featured a lot of cool and interesting videos but today, we’ll feature something different. Our site offers new beginner videos that feature basic English sentences to help you start a conversation. Watch […]

Let us do all the work!

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A teacher’s job is not an easy one. There is so much too do. Lesson plans, resource gathering, meetings, paper work, professional development, organizing, classroom chores, extra curricular things – not to mention the lessons themselves. We’ve found out that many teachers want to try EnglishCentral but just don’t have the time to really dig […]

Thank You Teachers!

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The TESOL 2014 conference is finished and we’d like to offer an official thank you to all the teachers that made the conference a huge success for us. So many teachers presented about EnglishCentral, buzzed about EnglishCentral or visited our booth and gave us feedback. Truly outstanding. Our mobile products were demonstrated and proved a […]

TESOL 2014 in Portland

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We are pleased to announce our attendance at TESOL 2014 in Portland, March 26th to 29th.  We are very excited about the conference and will be highlighting all our new mobile apps at the conference venue. Come and test them out – tablets or phone! We’ll also have on display our 5 level series of […]

We’ve Gone Grammar!

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Grammar is one of the principal frameworks by which language is organized, learned and taught.   We recognize this and have launched new sets of grammar video courses meant to give students sustained practice and insight into important grammatical forms.  Take a look at our courses and see for yourself how helpful they can be […]

Grammar and Pronunciation Help

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We have released our grammar and pronunciation videos onto our Youtube channel. Get them all HERE.  The grammar videos explain important grammar points and then provide real video examples from EnglishCentral of these forms. Kenny Z  the “grammar guy”  makes grammar learning fun and effective. The pronunciation videos are hosted by our pronunciation expert, Pamela. […]

Featured Video: A Valentine’s Surprise

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The simplest questions can be the most difficult to answer sometimes. What is love and what does it mean to you? We asked five people from EnglishCentral and here are some of their answers: 1. Love is when your happiness depends on another person’s happiness. 2. Love is putting someone’s welfare and happiness ahead of […]

Transcripts – *New and Improved

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Teachers will be delighted with the “new and improved” transcripts now available on EnglishCentral. They give teachers an instant lesson plan and include; A full transcript of the video audio shown line by line The featured and study vocabulary in the video lesson Comprehension questions to check student understanding Discussion questions to prompt student speaking […]

Featured Video: I Do This to Win

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On January 25, 1924, the International Olympic Committee sanctioned an 11-day winter sport event at Chamonix, France. It became a huge success and was later called the first Winter Olympics. It’s the same as the Summer Olympics but it’s just a bit colder. The Winter Olympics has evolved since its inception. The number of athletes […]

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