New Academic WordLists: A New Course

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Two Important New Word Lists In 2013, EnglishCentral’s Senior Science and Pedagogy Advsior, Dr. Charles Browne, and his colleagues created one of the most important list of vocabulary words for second language learners that has been published in the past 6 decades. The new list is derived from the 2 billion word Cambridge English Corpus […]

How Can I Improve My Vocabulary Knowledge?

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One of the biggest challenges for many language learners is studying new vocabulary. No matter how much a second language learner studies, there always seems to be more strange or unfamiliar words. Vocabulary is an extremely difficult area of language to study because the process of actually “knowing” a word is complex.  On EnglishCentral, we […]

Holiday Vocabulary

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December holidays are a topic of immense interest to students and teachers around the world.  Our holiday vocabulary course offers the top 100 holiday season related vocabulary that students can study and learn over the holiday season. Learning doesn’t stop just because the class door is closed! . Students learn the words in context and speak […]

The Academic Word List

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Our popular AWL (Academic Wordlist) course has been given a make over!  New and improved, it now has the very best contextual examples for each word – so student understanding will be much greater. These 570 words (more specifically “word families”) are the vocabulary students need to succeed in an academic setting. For their reading, […]

Course Wordlists

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Every course in the EnglishCentral course catalog consists of a set of vocabulary that is specific to the topic/unit of study.  Students learn the vocabulary both incidentally within the context of the video and formally/directly by studying the words in our unique video vocabulary quiz app. Now teachers can download the full set of study […]

Holiday Study

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December holidays are a topic of immense interest to students and teachers around the world.  Our holiday vocabulary course offers the top 100 holiday season related vocabulary that students can study and learn using our unique vocabulary course methodology. Students learn the words in context and speak the videos.  Here’s the PDF of the wordlist […]

Vocabulary Webinar 2

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On November 21st  we held the second live webinar with Dr Browne, where he  discussed various online and in-class solutions for helping students to learn core vocabulary words quickly and efficiently. Here is the recording.   Click here to view the PPT he presented. ———————————————————— Learning vocabulary in a foreign language can at times seem […]

Learning Vocabulary

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EnglishCentral is a leader in helping students learn the words they need to successfully communicate.   Students can both study words in the context of the video and learn vocabulary immersively (an extensive approach)  or study words in depth through wordlists/quizzes (intensive approach). Here is a quick video screencast showing all the ways to build […]

EnglishCentral awards its star students in Turkey

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EnglishCentral recently visited several of the 8 universities in Turkey that have adopted EnglishCentral.  One event that has special meaning was at Bahcesehir University English Preparatory School where we gave an award to the highest performing student on Englishcentral at Bahcesehir for the academic year 2012 – 2013. Congratulations to Berk! Here he says a few words […]

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