The EnglishCentral Magazine

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We try our best to keep our community of teachers, students, learners  up to date and current regarding our new content, new features plus wider news about educational technology. Now, we have a new way you can keep current – The EnglishCentral Magazine. An attractive layout allows you to read, scroll and comment on all […]

Ed Tech Predictions for 2016

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It’s never easy to predict the future but we thought we’d take a shot at it. Also share some other recent articles predicting what will happen in the realm of educational technology in 2016.  See the list of these other blog predictions below.   So here it goes …. 1.  mLearning will finally be fully […]

Guest Bloggers Wanted

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We are very proud of our blog and also our team of guest bloggers here at EnglishCentral. We publish timely articles about teaching and learning English, using educational technology, blended learning and curriculum design. We are currently seeking a few more guest bloggers. If you have experience writing about educational issues, especially as related to […]

The Top 5 Strategies To Increase Student Engagement Online

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This article by our CEO and Founder,  Alan Schwartz originally appeared on Xconomy. Read the original here. Good teachers often say that “95 percent of good teaching is just getting students motivated.” Online learning presents a new opportunity to both measure engagement and create learning methods that increase it. Facebook sets the high bar for […]

Beginner Content

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We keep “pushing the envelope” in terms of curriculum development with video and in particular regarding beginner video materials. We now have a full catalog of Level 1 video lessons and courses for absolute beginner learners/students.  Using “moveable images” that contextualize the language to be learned, students can study all the basic language forms, grammar and vocabulary […]

Language: A Precious Gift

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Language is what makes us human. It is a precious thing, worth all our senses and more combined. We should treasure each and every one. However, languages are disappearing and the human “ethnosphere” or may I say, “linguasphere” is eroding. Our planet is worse for this lack of linguistic diversity. In this amazing talk, anthropologist […]

New! A complete library of leveled courses for every topic

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At EnglishCentral, we make it easy for you to learn English through a topic that interests you. Now, it’s even better with the release of our new leveled courses. For each topic on EnglishCentral (Academic, Business, Media, Social, Travel, Young Learner English) AND for each level, there is a course for you. Just select your […]

December Newsletter: Happy Holidays!

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Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, We here at EnglishCentral have been working hard to support our teachers. Here’s a few things you might be interested in and find helpful. See below our Xmas vocabulary course – perfect for student holiday study.  Wishing you a great holiday season and end to 2015! ………………………………………………………………………………………………….  Level Tests Student Reports Available. […]

Why our classrooms are failing language students

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Why do students so often not succeed in learning a language in a classroom? What’s the problem here?

Cool Tool | English Central

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Originally posted on edtechdigest.com:
For English language learners in the classroom, there’s a new interactive edtech tool that allows self-study and one-on-one tutoring anytime, anywhere. EnglishCentral GoLive! is one of the first English language learning platforms that fully integrates interactive video learning with one-on-one online tutoring for English as a Second Language (ESL) students. The tool combines…

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