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 […]

5 tech tips for learning English online


Learning English online has some differences (but many similarities) with learning English on the street or face to face with a teacher. Here are our top 5 “tech” tips for students (and teachers). We hope they help many out there!   1. Go mobile, use apps. Yes, this simple thing makes a HUGE difference. Online […]

Top Tips To Learn A Language


It isn’t easy learning a language. I’ve learned 3 of them and had success in 3 completely different ways! I’m going to work on a fourth and probably will stumble along with a 4th method. What this means is “to each his own”. We have to find what works for us. However, along the way, […]

Get Extra Help from EnglishCentral

Building blocks for learning

Learning English on one’s own can be difficult and overwhelming. With all the things that you have to study and do to master the language, it is effectual to have someone help you focus, one skill at a time. I am Coach Cesca, and I’m here to help you learn English! Let me start by […]

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 […]

Teacher Tip: Making A Transcript


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 […]

Tips For Teachers


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

Our Formula For Success


We get asked a lot – “What is the best way to learn English on EnglishCentral?” There isn’t any one true answer, we are all made of different stuff. However, there are a few things we recommend and which will certainly work. 1. Watch what you are interested in and enjoy. This is key. Language […]


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