What Makes a Great (Native or Non-Native Speaking) English Teacher?

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Chad is an American in his early twenties. He completed a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, but didn’t know what to do with his life after graduation. He got average grades in college, is reasonably smart, but lacks marketable skills. His choices after graduation are entry-level positions at a few local companies, but he doesn’t want […]

How Can I Sound Like a Native Speaker?

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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 […]

EnglishCentral – Your 24/7 Local Language Gym

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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 […]

Amazing Facts About Video (every educator should know)

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Here are some amazing facts about video that every teacher should know, think about and understand. Video is becoming the new textbook and facts bear this out. Take a read and join the video teaching and learning revolution! Of course, view some of these facts and others on video!  Also now the 10th aniversary of […]

Teachers: Take A Joyride

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We realize that sometimes it might be overwhelming, all the new stuff teachers can do on EnglishCentral. So don’t worry, we’ve created a nice tour, a joyride that will walk you through all the functionality of our LMS (Learning Management System). [ Download the presentation] Follow the steps and learn from A to Z, all […]

Teachers are students too!

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It’s good to be reminded of the fact that teachers are students too. On EnglishCentral we haven’t forgotten and have specially designed our platform so that teachers (with a teacher’s account) can both view, study and enroll in their own classes. Classes that learn together, stay together! There are millions of NNESTs (non native English […]

A DJ Talks Lady Gaga: Worksheets

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This is a great video lesson! Part of our EC 1 – 7 CEFR courses we’ll soon be launching.  Level 3  or B1. It helps students practice talking about their likes and dislikes. It’s easy to make worksheets for EnglishCentral. Read this article and find out how simple it actually is. Here’s the video lesson […]

Mobile Learning Best Practices

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EnglishCentral  has released its Android and iOS apps to big applause! Find, download and install them HERE. Mobile learning definitely adds a lot and the convenient access will mean more engagement by students and more learning! Teachers need to think of a number of important things when adding mobile learning to the school’s curriculum. This article […]

Teacher Quick Start Guide

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Here is a nice guide ( Download As A PDF ) with basic information to get any teacher started using EnglishCentral in just a few minutes. If you are already registered on EnglishCentral as a teacher but haven’t had time to use your 1 month trial – please contact us and we’ll set you up! […]

August 2014 Newsletter

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Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, We hope you like our new looking newsletter.  It will be ready for reading every first Monday of the month. We’ll be doing our best to keep you informed with important information about EnglishCentral and also using technology in your classroom.  Join our Facebook group for teachers and get more involved!   […]

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