FAQs By Teachers


We are constantly trying to best communicate the features of EnglishCentral and especially how teachers can use the platform to make their own courses for students. We have a monthly newsletter.  We also do lots here on this blog.  As well, teachers can view our Academic Page to get vital information about the platform.  Or […]

Your Coursebook + EC

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One thing most teachers  agree on is the need for students to spend more time outside of class studying English. Even better if they are immersed in the language and not simply filling in worksheets. There simply is not enough time in the classroom for students to make significant progress unless they spend more time acquiring […]

April 2015 Newsletter


Teachers’ Newsletter:  April brings new possibilities Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, It is mid-semester or school year for many programs. A time to focus on results and the day in and day out work that helps students progress.  We are here to help our teachers and here are a few items that might be of interest.  The […]

EnglishCentral Launches the EnglishCentral iPad App


BOSTON, MA , March 24, 2015 – EnglishCentral, the market leader in combining speech assessment technology with online English education, announced today the launch of EnglishCentral for iPad. This latest version of the app will allow English learners to practice speaking English with more than 10,000 authentic videos from the EnglishCentral library. The videos and […]

Why do students hate learning English?


It isn’t talked about a lot by teachers or school staff but students in general hate learning English. More so than science, math, art or any other subject. Very few students run, skip, jump to get to their English class.  Sure there are some exceptions, usually because of great teachers. But generally, students loath being forced to study […]

March 2015 Newsletter


Dear Teachers, It’s March and it’s conference time!  We are highlighting our mobile apps and further, promoting our custom course creation. We are the only publisher that can create content just for your school, tailored to your needs.  TESOL Conferences in March EnglishCentral will attend two major conferences this month. * TESOL Arabia in Dubai. […]

TESOL Arabia 2015 – Join Us!

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This week, EnglishCentral will be attending the 21st annual TESOL Arabia Conference (TACON), March 12th to 14th. We will be highlighting our amazing apps which bring learning English by video lesson to your mobile devices, making mlearning a reality. Teachers, program directors, visit our booth and speak to us about your curriculum needs. Unlike traditional publishers […]

The Importance Of Pronunciation For Language Learners


Pronunciation is very much a “must” skill for any English language learner.  There are many important reasons all students need to focus on correct form and pronunciation. Here are 3 very important ones. 1.  Perceived Competence.    Many native speakers will think a second language English speaker has a low level of fluency if their […]

Amazing Facts About Video (every educator should know)

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Here are some amazing facts about video that every teacher should know, think about and understand. Video is becoming the new textbook and facts bear this out. Take a read and join the video teaching and learning revolution! Of course, view some of these facts and others on video!  Also now the 10th aniversary of […]

5 tech tips for learning English online


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 […]


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