Typhoon Haiyan Aftermath

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Further to our first post about donating to the Red Cross in the Philippines – the need for help continues.  Just because the weather clears doesn’t mean the misery does too.  It takes time and the help of so many. EnglishCentral has an office in Manila and our staff has been busy packing goods/boxes for […]

Helping Typhoon Haiyan Survivors

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Dear EnglishCentral members, Our hearts go out to all those who are suffering from Super Typhoon Haiyan. It has caused so much devastation and everyone at EnglishCentral has been following the events with great interest and emotion.  We have  EnglishCentral staff in the Philippines and a close connection and commitment to this beautiful country. Our office […]

Top Pronunciation Challenges For Arabic Speakers

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We have launched a new pronunciation course aimed specifically to help students whose first language is Arabic:  Top 10 Pronunciation Challenges for Arabic Speakers. The course provides remedial practice for the main phonemes / sounds that Arabic speakers find hard to pronounce in English. The selected phonemes are based on our own comprehensive data of […]

JALT 2013 – See you there!

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EnglishCentral is proud to announce its attendance at the Japanese Association of Language Teachers International Conference, Oct. 25th to 28th, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.  Japan was where it all started for us and continues to be a central part of EnglishCentral. We will be highlighting our new multimodal platform for English learning : An Integrated Solution […]

Kotesol International Conference 2013

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The 2013 KOTESOL International Conference will be held at Sookmyung University on October 12-13, 2013.  It is held annually to bring together teachers to explore better ways teach and learn English. And EnglishCentral will once again be part of this event. In the past, we have shown what EnglishCentral’s core capabilities are, demonstrating a new […]

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 […]

A Short History Of The Language Learning Lab

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Here at EnglishCentral, we often get asked about our pricing for “a computer lab”.   Either a set price for each machine or for a whole lab full of computers.  While we do work with schools and businesses that follow this model – we don’t operate along these lines. Our pricing is based on student […]

Fukui University adopts EnglishCentral

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EnglishCentral was recently invited to the opening ceremony of the new Language Development Center at Fukui University where it was announced that Fukui University will use EnglishCentral this coming academic school year.  The following is a press statement released by the university to the media (see the original) The University of Fukui (UF) is proud […]

EnglishCentral Superuser: Artem Melikjanyan

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We like to highlight from time to time, our “super” users, members who  Watch | Learn | Speak  many videos every week.  Usually, they study the video lessons as quick as we can produce and publish them on the site!  Read about our all time superuser – Piroska. This week we are pleased to highlight […]

Virtual Roundtable Conference

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EnglishCentral is please to announce its participation in the 6th annual Virtual Round Table Conference, on Language Learning Technologies: May 17 – 19th. It is full of wonderful sessions.  David Deubelbeiss, the Director of Education at EnglishCentral will present about using EnglishCentral in the classroom and cover how to use the Teacher Tools effectively. There […]

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