EnglishCentral At Jalt 2016

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EnglishCentral is an annual attendee at the  JALT (Japanese Association of Language Teachers) conference each year and this year is no different. We have lots to offer schools and teachers this year, as well as demonstrating new functionality on our platform and mobile apps.  Take a look at all we offer schools adopting our platform.  This […]

Teacher Newsletter: Fall 2016

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Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, Lots of news to share with our schools and teachers. We’ve been busy over the summer and this fall, improving the site and designing great content.  Here’s just some of what we’ve been doing.  TOEFL Prep Course We have a new TOEFL test prep course you can add to your class page […]

EnglishCentral Improves Test Scores at Japanese University

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EnglishCentral is used by many students seeking to improve their scores on standardized English language tests such as the TOEIC, TOEFL, OPIc, IELTS and many more. Recently EnglishCentral undertook a study with university age students in Japan to determine just how effective EnglishCentral is in improving test scores using EnglishCentral over a 10 week period. The results […]

TOEFL Prep

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Do you aspire to get above 80 on the TOEFL?  We now have a practice course meant to help you or your students reach that goal. The course uses our unique Watch | Learn | Speak | Quiz  activities to build student skills in listening, speaking and vocabulary development.   You’ll get lots of tips […]

Textbooks for teaching with EnglishCentral

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We offer teachers so many options for adopting a blended approach and using EnglishCentral’s platform with printables and  support their in-class curriculum or textbook. We have courses for most of the major ELT textbooks. Students can study in-class with the textbook and then learn on EnglishCentral with video lessons practicing the same language points.  See […]

The Minister of Communications of Japan Tries Out EnglishCentral at an Elementary School in Tokyo

EnglishCentral’s General Manager for Japan, Hiro Matsumura, explains the EnglsihCentral program to the Minister of Internal Affairs & Communications at a Tokyo Elementary School.

TOKYO, JAPAN– September 23, 2016 – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, participated with the Japan’s Minister of Internal Affairs & Communications, Sanae Takaichi, as she inspected an English class at a Tokyo Elementary School as part of the Ministry’s  plan to promote the use of information technology in the classroom called “Creating […]

Give It Your Best Shot

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  As teachers, I think it is very easy to under appreciate and even forget – how hard it is for students to learn another language.  I’ve recently been struggling with my fourth and it is DAMN hard. I don’t fail at much but think I might at this. However, the flip side is that […]

English For Call Centers

Our Director of Education visiting an English for Call Centers location.

EnglishCentral is the online leader in helping students of English speak clearly and intelligibly.  We provide the training and support to help learners meet the challenges of the 21st century workplace where employers are looking for those who can speak and listen expertly on the phone or through video/internet calling. We are happy to announce […]

Teachers: Getting Started

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It’s “Back To School” time at EnglishCentral and no better time to share some resources to help new teachers use EnglishCentral. This video tutorial outlines the steps on how teachers can get started by; Registering – http://www.englishcentral.com/academic Adding a class and putting video lessons or courses on the class page Assigning goals students must achieve […]

Learning Language: What’s most important?

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Think about this question.  What do you think is the answer? Watch the video below. You’ll be surprised by the answer! When students learn language, too often their learning is intentional – they “learn to learn” and try hard to memorize and remember, especially lists of words and phrases.  Often this is combined with shallow […]