Using EnglishCentral: Best Practices For Teachers

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Why EnglishCentral? Video is a powerful contextualizing tool. It brings the real world into the classroom and makes lesson content something directly linked to real life and use. EnglishCentral offers teachers the chance to use video in a purposeful, structured and integrated fashion. Whether EnglishCentral is used as a purely homework supplement, an extension of […]

Blended Learning Solutions

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Our main emphasis here at EnglishCentral is the use of our platform as a “blended” solution.  We aren’t replacing teachers but helping teachers have the tools and environment to better help their students learn English. We are partners. Blended learning is the future. It is often misunderstood but in its simplest form, it is using […]

Teacher Tip: Making A Transcript

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We’ve recently made it very easy for teachers to get the transcript for any of our videos. This tip even takes it further and shows how teachers can grab the transcript and then number the lines for a cool, perfectly formatted handout in class! Here’s an example cloze I made in about 2 minutes… Do […]

We Support Teachers

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Do you know that all teachers with at least 1 Premium student are automatically upgraded to Premium? Yep, that’s right. We support and value teachers – many of our staff have been teachers and we’ve built EnglishCentral with our ear to the ground, listening to the needs of teachers in English language classrooms around the […]

Tips For Teachers

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Some tips for teachers using EnglishCentral at school or with students.  Here’s the full screen version with audio.   Tips for teaching with EnglishCentral View more PowerPoint from Engllish Central

Facebook For Teachers

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We have a wonderful EnglishCentral Facebook page. It’s a great place/way to get new content and news on EnglishCentral.  We’d like to do the same with our teacher base and have started a facebook group for EnglishCentral Teachers. If you are a teacher please join the group, network with other teachers using EnglishCentral and find out […]

Video Course Overview

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Our new video courses are taking teaching and learning English to a new level. We really think this structured, sequenced approach is super motivating and really focuses students on the vocabulary, phrasing, language that they need to learn. Here is a brief overview of Our Course Catalog and Offerings How to add courses to your […]

Teachers On EnglishCentral

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Teachers get our special attention on EnglishCentral and we are doing our best to nurture our teacher base around the world. Most teachers “get it” – that video IS the new textbook, especially when students can study the video vocab. , speak the video and learn from “real” context/content. We need teacher support as we […]

Dictogloss + EnglishCentral = Learning

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Dictogloss is an activity that works with many short texts/passages. I’ve used it over the years and it seems to motivate and “work” because there is a built in task — the task of reconstructing the original text. It is easy to do. 1.  Choose an EnglishCentral video  that will highly engage your students. Try to […]

Pronunciation Reports and more…..

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Our Teacher Tools keep evolving and getting stronger. The newest addition are in giving teachers data for vocabulary learning and pronunciation weaknesses of their students. In addition, you can now print out all reports for your students (be aware the Chrome browser has an issue with printing background images). Also, roll over a student name […]

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