When I was first teaching in the late 80s and early 90s, I dreamed of getting and using excellent authentic content in my classes. Textbooks at the time (and now also) were out of date by the time they hit the classroom. VHS tapes of videos dated even quicker. The only real content that was constantly […]
BOSTON, MA , January 14, 2014 – EnglishCentral announces today the availability of EnglishCentral mobile. Now users can learn from the complete EnglishCentral library of authentic videos when they want and where they want from their mobile devices. The App download is available from Apple’s iTunes store and the Google Play store.
Every year, hundreds of people attend the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to get a quick glimpse of the future. One of this year’s much-anticipated gadgets is the Apple Watch, which not only serves as a fashion accessory but also as an indispensable piece of information equipment. The cordless Dash earphones also makes another milestone in […]
It’s never easy to predict the future but we thought we’d take a shot at it. Also share some other recent articles predicting what will happen in the realm of educational technology in 2015. So here it goes…. 1. mLearning will finally be fully embraced by schools/teachers. TechCrunch thinks the same. Think “snackable” learning. Just […]
Two Important New Word Lists In 2013, EnglishCentral’s Senior Science and Pedagogy Advsior, Dr. Charles Browne, and his colleagues created one of the most important list of vocabulary words for second language learners that has been published in the past 6 decades. The new list is derived from the 2 billion word Cambridge English Corpus […]
We are excited to announce our full set of CEFR Leveled Foundation courses, now available on the site for all to study or for teachers to assign to their students based on the student’s level of English. These courses represent the best of our content based on student completion data. Guaranteed to engage students to […]
One of the biggest challenges for many language learners is studying new vocabulary. No matter how much a second language learner studies, there always seems to be more strange or unfamiliar words. Vocabulary is an extremely difficult area of language to study because the process of actually “knowing” a word is complex. On EnglishCentral, we […]