Why do students so often not succeed in learning a language in a classroom? What’s the problem here?
Youtube is now something we are very used to. People spend hours every day “consuming” video. This is changing the world of education and most schools and programs are using or creating video curriculum for their students. This recent research report really emphasizes this fact and clearly shows how beneficial video is for education. As […]
It isn’t talked about a lot by teachers or school staff but students in general hate learning English. More so than science, math, art or any other subject. Very few students run, skip, jump to get to their English class. Sure there are some exceptions, usually because of great teachers. But generally, students loath being forced to study […]
As the Academic Director of EnglishCentral, I have to quickly describe EnglishCentral. It’s not easy, there is so much to our platform. However, if I have to describe it quickly to students and teachers, I say that it is “a language gym”. Learning English isn’t easy, neither is keeping fit. You have to do […]
Pronunciation is very much a “must” skill for any English language learner. There are many important reasons all students need to focus on correct form and pronunciation. Here are 3 very important ones. 1. Perceived Competence. Many native speakers will think a second language English speaker has a low level of fluency if their […]
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 […]
Learning to listen in a second language can be frustrating. If you’ve ever tried to learn a second language, you’ve probably had an experience like this: You begin to study the language. Soon, you make friends with people who also speak the language. You spend time together. Eventually, you can have conversations in the second […]