EnglishCentral and New Orleans TESOL 2011

EnglishCentral attended New Orleans TESOL 2011 this past week. It was wonderful to meet many EnglishCentral members and those of the wider TESOL community around the world. We got some great feedback that we’ll be building into EnglishCentral in the forthcoming weeks. TESOL 2011 in New Orleans was truly a spectacular affair befitting the spirit […]

We now are more twitter and facebook sharing friendly

You now can tweet and “like” all your favorite EnglishCentral videos! Share with your friends on twitter and facebook and let others know about what has helped you as a language learner. Teachers, you can also let other teachers know the videos you find really useful. We appreciate the feedback. By tweeting and facebooking, you’ll […]

EnglishCentral has a blog.

Enjoy – lots to keep you updated and enthused!

Technology and language teaching

Technology is a real benefit to language teachers. Our students are now “digital learners” (a term popularized by Marc Prensky) and they are demanding more and more that teachers use technology like EnglishCentral, in their classrooms. EnglishCentral is leading the way in developing a platform where educators can blend technology into their regular classroom learning. […]

Einstein's Birthday

It’s Einstein’s birthday today! In honor of this collosus, a few quotes from the man. Let’s remember that everything he accomplished was because he believed in himself. He had a lot of mountains to climb and roads to travel but he endured. Remember that as you use EnglishCentral to learn English. Keep at it, have […]

EnglishCentral is here to help

Learning a language isn’t easy, is it? But we are here to help! Use our Frequently Asked Questions!

The Road Ahead

The road ahead. It’s a wide open road for us and we have a lot planned. Part of this blog will be ensuring we keep all EnglishCentral members informed (and participating!) in all developments. Here are a few things coming down the road…… 1. Stronger teacher tools and reporting ability for teachers (in the pipes!) […]

Help us, help you!

Found a video you think would be great on EnglishCentral? Do you know that you can submit a video to EnglishCentral? It’s as simple as clicking the “Submit a Video” button and telling us the url. The team will review the video and get back to you, asap. Also, see the other videos members have […]

What is a word?

One of the trickiest things for us here on EnglishCentral (and for language learners too!) – is in dealing with words. Is a word something which starts and stops like “get”.  But what about “get up”? Is it two words? . It is a difficult thing to really “nail down”.  Watch this short video highlighting […]


EnglishCentral や言語学習者にとって一番トリッキーなことの一つは、言葉と付き合っていくことです。 言葉とは “get” のように文中でただ一つの意味に終始するものなのでしょうか?では “get up” の場合はどうでしょう?二つの単語ですが、二つの意味を表すのでしょうか? 言葉を本当に「見極める」ことは難しいことです。「言葉」についてハイライトしているこのビデオを視聴してみてください。「言葉」とは一体何だと思いますか? — [原文] – What is a word?