Educational Technology: Then & Now

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EnglishCentral is a leader in the use of educational technology and in particular video for language learning. It’s exciting, so new.  But it is useful for us when developing new technology, to remind ourselves how far we’ve come, so we may better orient towards where we are heading. Technology has been used in education since […]

Top Tips To Learn A Language

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It isn’t easy learning a language. I’ve learned 3 of them and had success in 3 completely different ways! I’m going to work on a fourth and probably will stumble along with a 4th method. What this means is “to each his own”. We have to find what works for us. However, along the way, […]

Nov. 2014 Newsletter

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Dear Teachers, We have made some changes affecting our teacher tools.  Teachers now have to contact us to start an academic trial. You’ll see the message in your Teacher Tools, if you haven’t had a trial yet.  Simply contact us when ready and we’ll set you up with a trial for one month with 50 […]

EC Japan @ JALT – Mark Your Calendars!

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EnglishCentral will be attending the Japanese Association of Language Teachers 2014 conference, Nov. 21st to 24th in Tsukuba, Japan.  (view the conference website) We look forward to meeting all our existing schools and  also introducing many new schools to our platform and especially the new mobile apps which we’ll be launching at the conference.  It’s an […]

The Power Of Reading

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I bet you didn’t know that there are many schools using EnglishCentral to  help their students learn to read. There are. Too often we think of “watching” as a skill that only improves listening. However, add  “same language subtitles” plus EnglishCentral’s core functionality of speech feedback and phoneme (sound) by phoneme presentation of words/phrases, and you’ve got […]

Do I have a Gift for Language?

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Language is mysterious. Would anyone disagree? Whenever I hear someone from my own culture speaking a second language that I don’t understand, it’s amazing to me. It’s almost like magic. Perhaps because of the mystery of language, we may sometimes ask ourselves: “Do I have a gift for learning languages?” Another way of asking this […]

See you at the MEXTESOL Conference

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EnglishCentral will be attending the Mextesol conference, Oct. 16th to Oct. 19th.  We will be highlighting our new mobile apps and presenting on the benefits of mobile language learning. Our Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss will be in attendance. So drop by, receive your bonus free trial and learn more about what is new with […]

EC In Action In Taiwan

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EnglishCentral is currently being highlighted in a number of schools in Taiwan. In partnership with New Moon Education and in co-operation with the English Education Resource Center of the Ministry of Education in Taiwan, EnglishCentral is holding demonstration classes at a number of schools throughout the country.  The goal is to promote a new set […]

A DJ Talks Lady Gaga: Worksheets

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This is a great video lesson! Part of our EC 1 – 7 CEFR courses we’ll soon be launching.  Level 3  or B1. It helps students practice talking about their likes and dislikes. It’s easy to make worksheets for EnglishCentral. Read this article and find out how simple it actually is. Here’s the video lesson […]

October 2014 Newsletter

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We have a busy few months ahead as we get ready to attend many conferences, launch our mobile apps for education and begin expansion into many new markets. It’s exciting and the future really is now, for video based language learning. Here are a few new things we might consider along the way. 1. Mobile […]

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