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 […]

Featured Course: Top 10 Pronunciation Challenges

Here at EnglishCentral, we want our users to become better at English not just in vocabulary but also in speaking. We want you to try our Pronunciation courses to achieve clear English pronunciation in no time. Each course has a basic video introduction with our pronunciation expert to guide you with each phoneme. It has […]

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 […]

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.  

Learning and Teaching Online: 3 Myths Busted

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Language learning technology is a growing and often standard part of most school curriculum. Students and teachers alike are taking advantage of online tools, websites, apps to support their language learning and teaching goals. A recent NCES survey stated that over 51% of all teachers in the US now use some form of curriculum based software. […]

Using Video. Upcoming Webinars

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Using video in the classroom isn’t simply a case of  pushing the play button and then sitting back, feet up.  There are a number of things teachers must consider every time in order to effectively use class time. This week and next, our Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss will give 2 webinars highlighting best practices […]

Let us do all the work!

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A teacher’s job is not an easy one. There is so much too do. Lesson plans, resource gathering, meetings, paper work, professional development, organizing, classroom chores, extra curricular things – not to mention the lessons themselves. We’ve found out that many teachers want to try EnglishCentral but just don’t have the time to really dig […]

Thank You Teachers!

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The TESOL 2014 conference is finished and we’d like to offer an official thank you to all the teachers that made the conference a huge success for us. So many teachers presented about EnglishCentral, buzzed about EnglishCentral or visited our booth and gave us feedback. Truly outstanding. Our mobile products were demonstrated and proved a […]

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