Mobile Learning Best Practices

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EnglishCentral will release its free mobile apps for Android and iOS next month. You can sign up for advanced notification here.   Thank you to those who have already signed up. Mobile learning definitely adds a lot and the convenient access will mean more engagement by students and more learning! Teachers need to think of […]

Featured Video: Why Teachers Matter

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October 5 is the day we commemorate World Teachers’ Day. On this day, we celebrate awareness and appreciation of teachers’ contributions to education and society. Inspire and be inspired by their lifelong passion to educate the world. Thank a teacher today. Click on the thumbnail and build your vocabulary and watch, learn and speak our […]

Will I Ever Have Perfect Pronunciation?

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I’m very interested in adult education. Adults face a difficult challenge as students. Society sets up systems to help children learn. These systems have tests, grades, deadlines and teachers to guide students towards a set of learning goals. Adults, on the other hand, do not have these systems immediately available to them. Most of the […]

Am I too Old to Learn a Language?

Sometimes, I meet people who are fully bilingual. Most of the time, they had parents who spoke two different first languages at home, and grew up as bilingual children. When I meet these people, I often feel a little jealous. I wish my parents had been bilingual, or had enrolled me in a special bilingual […]

2 Million & counting ….

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Video based language learning helps students so much!  Not only do students better their reading and listening skills but on EnglishCentral they can practice speaking and receive instant feedback.  The “Full Monty”, using the world’s best videos that really motivate learners. On EnglishCentral, Watching = Reading + Listening + Speaking It’s incredible how far we’ve come. Onward […]

Changing The World One Student At A Time

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EnglishCentral recently visited a very unique school in Guatemala City, Guatemala, The Acton Academy.  Our Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss spent the morning there meeting staff, learning how they use EnglishCentral and being interviewed by the students about his “Hero’s Journey”. The Acton Academy shares a very similar mission as EnglishCentral, “to inspire each child […]

Copying A Class

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This time of year when teachers are starting new classes, we get asked often, “How can I just copy a class and save myself a lot of time?” It’s actually quite easy and on EnglishCentral we make it even easier than most LMSs (Learning Management Systems) . Here are the steps you should take to […]

Featured Course: It’s Story Time

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We have a new 6-unit course that was taken from Paul Nation’s 4,000 Essential English Words.  This course aims to help you improve your reading skills and vocabulary. It also helps you learn more about the most basic and important words of the English language. We assure you that English learning is more fun with […]

September 2014 Newsletter

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Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, Thank you to all the many teachers who have joined us on our Facebook Teachers Group. We’ll continue to update you all in the group.  Also answer any questions you may have and also share tips. Let’s work together.        Have you activated your teacher trial?    We offer all registered […]

The Learning Revolution Is In The News

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EnglishCentral is a platform on the forefront of the new “learning revolution” (as so labeled by Sir Ken Robinson). A couple recent articles in the news have highlighted a few things we do well and emphasize. We’d like to share them with you and they reinforce our pedagogical principles quite well. 1. The Value and Ascent […]

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