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 […]

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 […]

Why Use EnglishCentral: Our Pedagogical Foundation

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We get a lot of inquires about our “pedagogy” – basically a question asking, “Tell me more about why EnglishCentral works.”  A valid and important question to be answered for all those thinking about adopting EnglishCentral. Here is an infographic outlining our basic pedagogical principles.  We also highly recommend taking a look at our Academic […]

Thank You Teachers!

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The TESOL 2014 conference is finished and we’d like to offer an official thank you to all the teachers that made the conference a huge success for us. So many teachers presented about EnglishCentral, buzzed about EnglishCentral or visited our booth and gave us feedback. Truly outstanding. Our mobile products were demonstrated and proved a […]

Install, Activate, Explore

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Constantly, most teachers have in the back of their mind the eternal question of “Why do so many students try to learn English but so few succeed in being confident, fluent speakers?” Of course, motivation and time are two big factors. You need both or the effort just fades away and nothing goes in the […]

Ken’s Dating Tips

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Dating is a great topic to use in the English language classroom. It elicits a lot of conversation and everyone will have an opinion. Here is a great video and worksheet:  Ken’s Dating Tips.    Go through the video and see if students agree with Ken’s tips.  Complete the worksheet and share new tips.   […]

Vocabulary Webinar 2

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On November 21st  we held the second live webinar with Dr Browne, where he  discussed various online and in-class solutions for helping students to learn core vocabulary words quickly and efficiently. Here is the recording.   Click here to view the PPT he presented. ———————————————————— Learning vocabulary in a foreign language can at times seem […]

Practice Makes Fluency

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Despite hours and hours of school, many students don’t end up speaking English very well.  There are many possible reasons that revolve around poor instruction and materials:  too much focus on vocabulary study, over reliance on textbooks and purely educational materials, high student affective filters, no purposeful use of the language, over emphasis on testing […]

We help students

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We are excited about all the new students adopting and using EnglishCentral, the start of this school semester. Here’s our new promotional video showing how one student has benefited by using EnglishCentral to learn English. Enjoy!  

EnglishCentral launches with Siwon School Max

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Boston, USA and Seoul, S.Korea EnglishCentral launches with Siwon School Max in Korea Over 3,500 subscribers in the 1st month of launch. EnglishCentral and Siwon School today announced that Siwon School Max  (www.siwonschoolmax.com) launched in Korea last month has attracted over 3,500 paying members in its first month. Siwon School Max targets beginner learners who […]

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