Pronunciation Practice Resources


EnglishCentral is the world leader in pronunciation using our cutting edge Intellispeech technology. But we also provide more than just effective technology. For teachers, we provide loads of resources to support our content and using EnglishCentral in class (or not). These pronunciation presentations will definitely help all teachers. Each slide practices pronunciation for a particular […]

EnglishCentral Upgrades Its Intellispeech℠ Speech Assessment


EnglishCentral’s Intellispeech℠ system assesses learners’ speaking ability as a combination of 3 elements: Pronunciation Score Fluency Score Completion Pronunciation Score previously measured learners’ speech across  40 phonemes. In its latest version, Intellispeech℠  measures performance across all 64,000 possible triphones (combinations of phonemes).  This change dramatically improves the accuracy of the system.   Fluency Score is still […]

Pronunciation Videos

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We are leaders in speech recognition for English language learners and “push the envelope” providing outstanding resources for both teachers and students. Did you know you can get our full set of pronunciation tips videos on our Youtube channel?  All in one handy place. Students can do the activities and mini courses for each sound/phoneme […]

How Can I Sound Like a Native Speaker?


A good friend of mine is from India. She moved to the United States many years ago. Recently, she confessed to me that she has felt frustrated since moving to the US. She said, “Everyone thinks that I’m not a native speaker of English.” I was confused. She saw that I was confused. She crossed […]

The Importance Of Pronunciation For Language Learners


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 […]

Will I Ever Have Perfect Pronunciation?


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 […]

Grammar and Pronunciation Help

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We have released our grammar and pronunciation videos onto our Youtube channel. Get them all HERE.  The grammar videos explain important grammar points and then provide real video examples from EnglishCentral of these forms. Kenny Z  the “grammar guy”  makes grammar learning fun and effective. The pronunciation videos are hosted by our pronunciation expert, Pamela. […]

Top Pronunciation Challenges For Arabic Speakers


We have launched a new pronunciation course aimed specifically to help students whose first language is Arabic:  Top 10 Pronunciation Challenges for Arabic Speakers. The course provides remedial practice for the main phonemes / sounds that Arabic speakers find hard to pronounce in English. The selected phonemes are based on our own comprehensive data of […]

How to Learn Vocabulary and Pronunciation


We are always trying to make it easier for members to use our service. These two presentations will give you all the hints you need to help you learn Vocabulary and Pronunciation on EnglishCentral. All you really need now is to manage your time – a little study each day really helps.  For teachers, our […]

New Pronunciation and Vocabulary Courses!


EnglishCentral helps learners build their vocabulary and focus on improving their English pronunciation. Now, we’ve made it even better! Our new Pronunciation courses are professionally designed to match the needs of the learners specific mother tongue.  Speakers of Japanese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese and Turk will get custom courses focused on the challenges related to their […]


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