Webinar: Evaluating language learning technology

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The Webinar is now over.  View the recording here.  Download the resources and checklist below.  Thanks to all who attended! …………………………………………………………………………………………… How do you know if an online platform, website, app or tool works? Really works? It isn’t always easy  but this is a question all teachers, curriculum developers, administrators must ask themselves. Will your […]

The Academic Word List

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Our popular AWL (Academic Wordlist) course has been given a make over!  New and improved, it now has the very best contextual examples for each word – so student understanding will be much greater. These 570 words (more specifically “word families”) are the vocabulary students need to succeed in an academic setting. For their reading, […]

It’s Easy To Teach With EnglishCentral

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That’s right, super simple!  Just register here and start your free trial.  Next, create your class page, set goals, select video lessons or courses and invite your students to join on your class page.  Get the Teacher Quick Guide here.

A perfect listening lesson

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Listening is a highly important skill for students to practice. Last week in this post – “The Ears Have It“, we elaborated on how research outlines just how important our ears are. This week as a follow up, let’s go over the delivery of a perfect listening lesson. There can be multiple stages to a […]

The Ears Have It

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The power of immediate feedback Our ears are amazing. Truly.  Too often the visual dominates and these small things on the sides of our head, get short shrift. However, researchers are realizing just how much they are the key to learning a language both when young and later on in life. We are learning that […]

EnglishCentral Takes Off In Taiwan

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EnglishCentral partners with New Moon Education   Boston, MA and Taipei, Taiwan, July 09, 2014 –  New Moon Education and EnglishCentral have partnered to offer schools in Taiwan a unique  video-based English language learning service.   EnglishCentral, a Google Ventures funded company, uses the latest in speech recognition and cloud-based video delivery technology to create a fun […]

50 Ways To Use EnglishCentral

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EnglishCentral offers teachers and students so many opportunities to teach and learn.  We aren’t your standard ed tech “one trick pony” but built by teachers for teachers. Here are 50 ways to use EnglishCentral.  Dive in and try a few when the spirit moves you. They’ll still be here for more browsing and learning when […]

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