Featured Video: I Do This to Win

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On January 25, 1924, the International Olympic Committee sanctioned an 11-day winter sport event at Chamonix, France. It became a huge success and was later called the first Winter Olympics. It’s the same as the Summer Olympics but it’s just a bit colder. The Winter Olympics has evolved since its inception. The number of athletes […]

Featured Video: The Monster of the New Year

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  Once upon a time, a monster with the body of a bull and the head of a lion roamed the lands and hunted humans for food. Terror came over the land until the villagers found out its weakness. When the ferocious beast came, the people hung red boards on their doors and made fire […]

Featured Video: I Dare You

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In a changing world where things happen so fast, some things will always remain the same. No matter how hard we try and no matter the effort, some still see women as objects and men as people. A man sees a woman as an object because he looks at her clothes. People will try to […]

Featured Video: Failing Means Living

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The sweetest victories are the ones that are most difficult. When we think of the most successful people throughout history, their willingness to take risks despite failure isn’t new to them at all. Did you think that it was a walk around the park for the likes of Steve Jobs, Bill Gates, Michael Jordan and […]

The Best of 2013

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It has been a great year on EnglishCentral and we know 2014 will be just as huge as we launch mobile access, grammar courses and live online teaching. Here is a course “The Best Of 2013” detailing only the most popular video lessons on EnglishCentral.  You’ll be surprised what students found the best, categorized in […]

Featured Video: How the Christmas Tree Came to Be

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‘Tis the season to be jolly and why shouldn’t we be happy when it’s Christmas season! Yey! This is probably one of the most celebrated holidays around the world because kids all over the world get gifts while adults get all the love they could get. Why do we celebrate Christmas? For Christians, December 25 […]

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 […]

“Language In Use” videos

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We are always improving and looking for better ways to provide learners and teachers with video lessons that can best help them.  We think our new video lesson series which highlights important language functions, does just that. The videos provide learners with real, highly contextualized examples of common language functions –  students are now able […]

Featured Video: Growing Up: What Do We Fear?

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If I had it my way, I’d stay a kid forever. When I was about to reach my 20th birthday, I got a little panicky. I do NOT want to get older. I don’t want to face the realities of this world. I do not want adult responsibilities. I just, I do not want to […]

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.   […]

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