Evaluating The Impact Of EnglishCentral: New Research

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EnglishCentral is constantly being evaluated by professionals in the field.  One recent study is by Shane Dixon of Arizona State University titled:”Evaluating the Impact of an Online English Language Tool’s Ability to Improve Users’ Speaking Proficiency under Learner- and Shared-control Conditions

EnglishCentral Introduces Phoneme Speech Feedback in Mobile Apps

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BOSTON, MA , March 27, 2015 –  EnglishCentral, the global leader in combining speech assessment technology with online video English education, announced today the availability of phoneme speech feedback in its latest version of the mobile app. The EnglishCentral app provides an innovative learning experience for acquiring conversational English. It allows users to watch videos […]

EnglishCentral Launches the EnglishCentral iPad App

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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 […]

The Importance Of Pronunciation For Language Learners

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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 […]

Get More Speaking Points!

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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 […]

Get The Free EnglishCentral App!

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Get the free EnglishCentral app, now available for download. Android and iOS.

Teachers: Take A Joyride

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We realize that sometimes it might be overwhelming, all the new stuff teachers can do on EnglishCentral. So don’t worry, we’ve created a nice tour, a joyride that will walk you through all the functionality of our LMS (Learning Management System). [ Download the presentation] Follow the steps and learn from A to Z, all […]

Teachers are students too!

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It’s good to be reminded of the fact that teachers are students too. On EnglishCentral we haven’t forgotten and have specially designed our platform so that teachers (with a teacher’s account) can both view, study and enroll in their own classes. Classes that learn together, stay together! There are millions of NNESTs (non native English […]

The Power Of Reading

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I bet you didn’t know that there are many schools using EnglishCentral to  help their students learn to read. There are. Too often we think of “watching” as a skill that only improves listening. However, add  “same language subtitles” plus EnglishCentral’s core functionality of speech feedback and phoneme (sound) by phoneme presentation of words/phrases, and you’ve got […]

Copying A Class

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This time of year when teachers are starting new classes, we get asked often, “How can I just copy a class and save myself a lot of time?” It’s actually quite easy and on EnglishCentral we make it even easier than most LMSs (Learning Management Systems) . Here are the steps you should take to […]

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