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 […]

TESOL 2014 in Portland

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We are pleased to announce our attendance at TESOL 2014 in Portland, March 26th to 29th.  We are very excited about the conference and will be highlighting all our new mobile apps at the conference venue. Come and test them out – tablets or phone! We’ll also have on display our 5 level series of […]

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 […]

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 […]

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