Video Learning/Teaching Revolution

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Our Director of Education recently spoke at a few conferences about “The Video learning/teaching revolution”.    Here is his presentation with quite a few examples of EnglishCentral videos highlighted.  Also includes some best practices and tips for using video in the classroom. Click on the images to go to video examples.

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 […]

The Image Conference Brazil

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EnglishCentral will once again be sponsoring and supporting The Image Conference. This year it will be in Brasilia, Brazil, October 25th. We look forward to meeting many teachers and sharing what we are doing to support teachers and learners around the world. Teachers attending can get Premium trial access for up to 50 students, just […]

Practice Makes Fluency

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Despite hours and hours of school, many students don’t end up speaking English very well.  There are many possible reasons that revolve around poor instruction and materials:  too much focus on vocabulary study, over reliance on textbooks and purely educational materials, high student affective filters, no purposeful use of the language, over emphasis on testing […]

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 […]

100,000 Facebook Likes! Thank You.

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We have reached the milestone of 100,000 Facebook likes.  Thank you to all our fans out there and we will continue to update our Facebook feed with useful information about EnglishCentral and activities to help students study/learn English. Haven’t liked us yet?  Why not visit and find out what all the fuss is about?  Share […]

Back To School With EnglishCentral

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It’s that time of year and teachers all over the world are getting ready to start a new school year or semester. It’s easy to get up and started on EnglishCentral – your students will be highly motivated by learning with engaging video lessons and courses.  Follow these simple steps to start teaching with EnglishCentral […]

Let’s Learn: K – 12 Curriculum

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We are pleased to announce the release of our K-12 video courses: Let’s Learn.   We are sure schools around the world will see the effectiveness and motivational power of this video based language learning content. Blended learning is taking off throughout K-12 as the authors outline in this comprehensive study. EnglishCentral is leading the […]

Teacher Testimonial: A Roadmap For Success

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Ralph Cousins Assistant Professor, Pai Chai University, Daejeon, S. Korea shares with us some of his thoughts about using EnglishCentral with his Hospitality and Tourism students. A Road Map For Teaching Success When you are lost, you look for a road map. You can either dig through your glove compartment box, or the trunk searching […]

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