We’ve Gone Grammar!

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Grammar is one of the principal frameworks by which language is organized, learned and taught.   We recognize this and have launched new sets of grammar video courses meant to give students sustained practice and insight into important grammatical forms.  Take a look at our courses and see for yourself how helpful they can be […]

Grammar and Pronunciation Help

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We have released our grammar and pronunciation videos onto our Youtube channel. Get them all HERE.  The grammar videos explain important grammar points and then provide real video examples from EnglishCentral of these forms. Kenny Z  the “grammar guy”  makes grammar learning fun and effective. The pronunciation videos are hosted by our pronunciation expert, Pamela. […]

Transcripts – *New and Improved

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Teachers will be delighted with the “new and improved” transcripts now available on EnglishCentral. They give teachers an instant lesson plan and include; A full transcript of the video audio shown line by line The featured and study vocabulary in the video lesson Comprehension questions to check student understanding Discussion questions to prompt student speaking […]

“Language In Use” videos

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We are always improving and looking for better ways to provide learners and teachers with video lessons that can best help them.  We think our new video lesson series which highlights important language functions, does just that. The videos provide learners with real, highly contextualized examples of common language functions –  students are now able […]

Learning Vocabulary

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EnglishCentral is a leader in helping students learn the words they need to successfully communicate.   Students can both study words in the context of the video and learn vocabulary immersively (an extensive approach)  or study words in depth through wordlists/quizzes (intensive approach). Here is a quick video screencast showing all the ways to build […]

Teacher Quick Start Guide

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We’ve just released a short and simple version of our Teachers’ Guide.   It will help teachers quickly set up their classes and get started using EnglishCentral. See the full guide HERE. Remember too that now students that enroll in your class are automatically made Premium if you have Premium Academic seats in your school […]

Auto Premium

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We’ve made a change that will be helpful to many schools and teachers using our Premium Academic service. Now when students visit your class page (URL) and enroll – they will automatically be given a Premium seat from your account.  The seat counter will then show one less seat available in the Teacher Tools. So […]

Are You A Teacher?

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Sometimes teachers register as students on EnglishCentral by mistake.  If they do, they don’t see our Learning Management System, “Teacher Tools”,  available to all teachers. There, teachers can invite students, assign curriculum, set goals and track student progress. If you are a teacher and don’t see a TEACH tab at the top of your page […]

Academic Pricing

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We get lots of inquiries about our Academic pricing and how teachers may purchase access for their students or school / program. We eagerly answer all these inquiries, sending out pricing for your locality. Our philosophy is to work with each school or teacher and provide pricing that “works” for that school. So please don’t […]

How to make simple worksheets

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We get a lot of emails asking about worksheets and downloadables for our videos.   Presently, we provide the transcript for each video lesson  and a few workbooks which can be used with our video lessons (go here).  However, that’s not near enough for many teachers and we agree! We’ll be opening a resource sharing […]

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