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.   […]

Featured Video: What’s in a Name?

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First impressions last. Sometimes, your first name can give more than just an impression. We might not notice it but people sometimes judge other people not because of their looks but because of their name. It doesn’t sound too important but Richard Wiseman,  a professor of psychology at the University of Hertfordshire says, “Your name […]

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.

Featured Video: It’s Halloween Again

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I looked up at the sky. The thick clouds covered the pale round moon as it shyly shone its light on the street. I stood on the front porch with my bat, ready to hit the lifeless creatures slowly pacing towards my direction. The air was so dry I could barely get a hold of […]

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