Open English Partners With EnglishCentral

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Starting in December, all Open English students will have access to 400 new videos and speech assessment tools at no extra charge Miami, FL, December 14, 2012 – Open English, Latin America’s leading online English language school, is proud to announce that the company has joined forces with EnglishCentral, a leading provider of speech assessment […]

Our Christmas Gifts To You

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Christmas is the time of giving and in that spirit, we are giving Premium access to two  special  holiday courses – 1. Holiday Vocabulary - study and learn all the main vocabulary about the winter holiday season. To get this, just click the link! It’s free until the New Year. 2. The Best of 2012.   […]

EnglishCentral. A Homework Helper

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EnglishCentral is used in so many ways by so many educators.  We’ve highlighted many of these ways here on the blog but one popular way is just as supplemental homework.   English is a skill and just like soccer, painting or juggling – it takes hours of practice. EnglishCentral is a great big practice area. […]

School Feedback – XOK English in Brazil

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We are proud of the schools and teachers using EnglishCentral around the world.  Tens of thousands of teachers, thousands of schools – it’s amazing!   They range from schools with thousands of students to many with just a few students – but all are equally important to us. Here is just one of those schools […]

EnglishCentral Pedagogy: Noticing The Gap

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Hi everyone! Charlie here! I’m EnglishCentral’s Chief Linguist and Pedagogy advisor and as you may or may not know, much of what we do here at EC is based on key principles and research findings in the area of second language acquisition. One of the most important ones that informs the way we implement our […]

EnglishCentral Photo Contest

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Join our very first photography contest! Take creative pictures with either of these themes: PEOPLE LEARNING ENGLISH or an ENGLISH IDIOM. Send the photos to info@englishcentral.com with the following details: Your name Your Facebook name or Facebook email address  Title of Photo (If you submit a photo with an English Idiom theme, please name it […]

50 activities to enjoy teaching during the holidays

It’s Christmas time and no better season to be teaching!  Enjoy teaching with your students with this gift from us – 50 activities for teaching English. Of course, check out our whole selection of holiday videos on EnglishCentral. Something for every teacher and every student.  

Some small site changes

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We recently made a few small changes to the way unregistered (anonymous) users will experience EnglishCentral. Here are some photos showing these views. We hope this will make the first experiences of using EnglishCentral positive and rewarding. 1. A new banner and tabs. We’ll be building and expanding our Academic area soon. So please return […]

Disruptive Innovations

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I have finally got around to reading my copy of Clayton Christensen’s “The Innovative University“. I’ve long followed his very clear minded theory and arguments about “disruptive innovations” – watch his easy to follow description of the theory below. Basically, a disruptive innovation is a product or service that takes what was once something only […]

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