Learning English online has some differences (but many similarities) with learning English on the street or face to face with a teacher. Here are our top 5 “tech” tips for students (and teachers). We hope they help many out there! 1. Go mobile, use apps. Yes, this simple thing makes a HUGE difference. Online […]
When students use EnglishCentral, they really like our “SPEAK” mode. Many teachers also assign “speak points” as a goal for their students to achieve each week or month. By default, when students use EnglishCentral, they speak the lines with “focus vocabulary” that are in the video. This can be 3 to 5 lines. This allows students […]
It’s becoming more and more evident that the future of English language learning and of education in general rests in the blended learning model. Students learning in a regular classroom part of the week and learning with technology part of the school week. We at EnglishCentral support in class instruction and allow teachers to perfectly […]
BOSTON, MA , January 14, 2014 – EnglishCentral announces today the availability of EnglishCentral mobile. Now users can learn from the complete EnglishCentral library of authentic videos when they want and where they want from their mobile devices. The App download is available from Apple’s iTunes store and the Google Play store.
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 2015. So here it goes…. 1. mLearning will finally be fully embraced by schools/teachers. TechCrunch thinks the same. Think “snackable” learning. Just […]
Two Important New Word Lists In 2013, EnglishCentral’s Senior Science and Pedagogy Advsior, Dr. Charles Browne, and his colleagues created one of the most important list of vocabulary words for second language learners that has been published in the past 6 decades. The new list is derived from the 2 billion word Cambridge English Corpus […]
We are excited to announce our full set of CEFR Leveled Foundation courses, now available on the site for all to study or for teachers to assign to their students based on the student’s level of English. These courses represent the best of our content based on student completion data. Guaranteed to engage students to […]