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 […]

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 […]

Holiday Study

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December holidays are a topic of immense interest to students and teachers around the world.  Our holiday vocabulary course offers the top 100 holiday season related vocabulary that students can study and learn using our unique vocabulary course methodology. Students learn the words in context and speak the videos.  Here’s the PDF of the wordlist […]

Install, Activate, Explore

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Constantly, most teachers have in the back of their mind the eternal question of “Why do so many students try to learn English but so few succeed in being confident, fluent speakers?” Of course, motivation and time are two big factors. You need both or the effort just fades away and nothing goes in the […]

Ken’s Dating Tips

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Dating is a great topic to use in the English language classroom. It elicits a lot of conversation and everyone will have an opinion. Here is a great video and worksheet:  Ken’s Dating Tips.    Go through the video and see if students agree with Ken’s tips.  Complete the worksheet and share new tips.   […]

EnglishCentral Superuser: Zorro

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Hi. My name is Max. By way of introduction, I am 40 years old and I live in New Caledonia, the wonderful French island in the South Pacific. I am a banker and I work for an international bank as head of corporate banking. My English language knowledge is very useful in my business also […]

Hilary’s Story

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Here’s another in our series of EnglishCentral “superusers“.   Inspiring and a great example of how once a student decides to take control of their own learning – the sky’s the limit! Hilary ’ s   story [ Download as PDF ] I am Hilary, living in Chongqing, China  which is famous for its dish, “hot-pot” and clouds of […]

Making School “Lighter”

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As a teacher, I used to watch my grade 4 students struggle towards school and then collapse in the classroom. Why? Well, they usually had 4 or 5 heavy textbooks in their backpacks plus their lunch, plus stationary, shoes and many other things. Not very healthy and good for their growing structure and backs. The […]

Superuser Wang Ming from China

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My name is Tom. I am nearly 50 and I live in Shenyang, the biggest city in northeast China. I am a diesel engine and heavy equipment engineer. My profession gives me the opportunity to communicate in English. I have been studying English as far as I can remember. From primary school to college, working […]

Introducing our #1 learner in Brazil!

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My name is Rosangela. I was born in Jaguariúna, the countryside of São Paulo State, Brazil. 15 years ago I moved to Curitiba, the south region of Brazil, where I still live. Even though Brazil is a huge country, with many interesting places to visit, I also enjoy traveling abroad.The US, Europe, Caribbean and Tahiti are […]

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