Using Video. Upcoming Webinars

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Using video in the classroom isn’t simply a case of  pushing the play button and then sitting back, feet up.  There are a number of things teachers must consider every time in order to effectively use class time. This week and next, our Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss will give 2 webinars highlighting best practices […]

Let us do all the work!

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A teacher’s job is not an easy one. There is so much too do. Lesson plans, resource gathering, meetings, paper work, professional development, organizing, classroom chores, extra curricular things – not to mention the lessons themselves. We’ve found out that many teachers want to try EnglishCentral but just don’t have the time to really dig […]

“Language In Use” videos

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We are always improving and looking for better ways to provide learners and teachers with video lessons that can best help them.  We think our new video lesson series which highlights important language functions, does just that. The videos provide learners with real, highly contextualized examples of common language functions –  students are now able […]

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 […]

Video Learning/Teaching Revolution

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Our Director of Education recently spoke at a few conferences about “The Video learning/teaching revolution”.    Here is his presentation with quite a few examples of EnglishCentral videos highlighted.  Also includes some best practices and tips for using video in the classroom. Click on the images to go to video examples.

The Image Conference Brazil

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EnglishCentral will once again be sponsoring and supporting The Image Conference. This year it will be in Brasilia, Brazil, October 25th. We look forward to meeting many teachers and sharing what we are doing to support teachers and learners around the world. Teachers attending can get Premium trial access for up to 50 students, just […]

About Teachers …..

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This week we celebrated “International Teacher’s Day”.  So as part of the celebrations, we’ve put together some of the best videos about teachers.   Perfect inspiration for a profession that is fundamental in making a better future possible. Thank you EnglishCentral teachers and teachers everywhere! You truly make a difference. Thank your teacher today   […]

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 […]

Back To School With EnglishCentral

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It’s that time of year and teachers all over the world are getting ready to start a new school year or semester. It’s easy to get up and started on EnglishCentral – your students will be highly motivated by learning with engaging video lessons and courses.  Follow these simple steps to start teaching with EnglishCentral […]

Teacher Testimonial: A Roadmap For Success

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Ralph Cousins Assistant Professor, Pai Chai University, Daejeon, S. Korea shares with us some of his thoughts about using EnglishCentral with his Hospitality and Tourism students. A Road Map For Teaching Success When you are lost, you look for a road map. You can either dig through your glove compartment box, or the trunk searching […]

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