Featured Video: This is 200 Calories

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Let’s face it. Cheeseburgers, cakes, soft drinks, steak: they’re all so tasty and delicious and….deadly. Calories are not bad for you. We need calories every day for energy but too much of it can lead to weight gain. In the US, two-thirds of Americans are overweight. Healthy living is not about counting calories in the […]

Sneak Preview: An Improved Player

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Change can be intimidating, especially with technology. But it really shouldn’t be if the new features and designs are intuitive and designed well. Technology really isn’t that hard to use, if we just “go with it” and let the product help us along. This funny video highlights this point so well. EnglishCentral has become even […]

Featured Video: The World in 2030

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According to Indian leader, Mahatma Gandhi, the future depends on what we do today. What will your life look like 27 years from now? What will the world look like in the near future? I may not be a visionary like the late Steve Jobs but I see a world with less forests, less wildlife, […]

Learn Essential Idioms

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EnglishCentral has some great new content from our partner – Voice Of America.  Now you can study basic idioms and learn these essential features of English communication and culture. There are many idiom based video lessons – find them all HERE.  Also see this example below.  This content on EnglishCentral certainly is “a breath of […]

Featured Video: Are UFOs real?

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A lot of us wonder if there’s really life outside Earth. Our universe is so big that everyone can’t help but think if there are other beings living in another planet. It is hard to say that life does not exist out there especially when people see weird sightings of unidentified flying objects, more commonly […]

Featured Video: The Importance of Water

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This is one of the few things we cannot live without: water. This is the most important resource on Earth that we need to stay alive (next to oxygen). Our bodies is approximately 60% water so we need to replenish it once it gets out of our bodies.  Our brains, our lungs, even our bodies […]

Featured Video: Thank a Teacher

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After everything they do for you, it’s easy to say “thank you.” They are our second parents. They look after us when we’re not at home. In fact, we see them more in a day than we see our parents.  We spend a lot of time with them and them with us. Words are not […]

The Future Is Video

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We’ve written lots here about how video is the next textbook and how video will be the predominant way we connect and learn in the future. Not just because video is our product but because of the way things are going. This Presentation highlights the ascendancy of video very well and we’d like to share […]

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 […]

Featured Video: What’s Your Reason for Learning English?

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We know that some of you have been reading or following this blog ever since we first started putting this up. The reason why we’re all reading this post and following this blog is because you and I have one thing in common—we want to learn English. There are no right or wrong answers as […]

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