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 […]

Blended Learning: Best Practices

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The webinar is now over. You can view the recording HERE. Big thanks to all who attended and all the many fine questions.  Additional resources and download the ppt HERE. ………………………………………………………………. On Monday July 7th, 11am EST (view your local time), David Deubelbeiss our Director of Education will present on blended learning. He’ll share advice […]

Why Use EnglishCentral: Our Pedagogical Foundation

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We get a lot of inquires about our “pedagogy” – basically a question asking, “Tell me more about why EnglishCentral works.”  A valid and important question to be answered for all those thinking about adopting EnglishCentral. Here is an infographic outlining our basic pedagogical principles.  We also highly recommend taking a look at our Academic […]

Custom Courses. You be the author!

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Here at EnglishCentral we pride ourselves on how we work closely with schools and teachers.  We daily spend hour upon hour communicating with school programs and addressing the needs of their teaching staff and students. One vital element in this dynamic is building custom courses for our Academi Premium schools.  We advocate as a best […]

Embed & Share EC Video Lessons!

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It is easy to share on social media (twitter, google+, facebook) and also embed EnglishCentral video lessons on your own webpage, blog, school lms or wiki. The embed symbol is located under every video lesson.  Click this symbol and then copy and paste the code to embed the video.   Also share on social media […]

Course Wordlists

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Every course in the EnglishCentral course catalog consists of a set of vocabulary that is specific to the topic/unit of study.  Students learn the vocabulary both incidentally within the context of the video and formally/directly by studying the words in our unique video vocabulary quiz app. Now teachers can download the full set of study […]

2,000,000 lines spoken

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A big thank you to all the EnglishCentral members who’ve joined the video learning and teaching revolution!  We now have over 2,000,000 lines of speech spoken.  Amazing, simply amazing.  Even more amazing is how many have improved their English fluency, improved and become competent speakers through the tools EnglishCentral provides learners.  

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