EnglishCentral Launches the EnglishCentral iPad App

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BOSTON, MA , March 24, 2015 – EnglishCentral, the market leader in combining speech assessment technology with online English education, announced today the launch of EnglishCentral for iPad.

This latest version of the app will allow English learners to practice speaking English with more than 10,000 authentic videos from the EnglishCentral library. The videos and application are now optimized to fit the iPad, one of the leading educational devices used in universities and schools.

The EnglishCentral app provides an innovative learning experience for acquiring conversational English. It allows users to watch videos with subtitles, practice new vocabulary by typing in the missing words they hear, and pronounce the words and phrases in the video to get instant feedback on their pronunciation and fluency. Users will also have access to the entire EnglishCentral library which will allow them to choose a topic they like at their level to improve their English skills effectively.

With the EnglishCentral app, English learners can now get engaging video lessons on the go. Their progress will be synced automatically between any device they study on including mobile phones, tablets, and computers and they will be able to study while they are offline as well.

EnglishCentral mobile is available on iPhones and iPads running iOS 6 or above. It is also available on mobile devices and tablets running Android 2.3 and above.  Download the latest version.  View the promo video.

The app is free to download and use. Free users can watch as many videos as they want and practice speaking with 2 new videos every month. Premium members have unlimited access to all speech feedback and typing activities in all of the video lessons and courses. Premium upgrade is available in the application.

About EnglishCentral
EnglishCentral, Inc., based in Arlington, Massachusetts, makes improving English language skills fun and effective by turning popular web videos into powerful language learning experiences. EnglishCentral users not only watch videos, they speak them and receive instant, personalized pronunciation feedback from proprietary speech technology via its cloud-based system. EnglishCentral has over 2M registered users and is used in over 120 countries.

Press Contacts:

Alan Schwartz
CEO, EnglishCentral
617-999-0711
alan@englishcentral.com

Comments

  1. Michael Salovaara says:

    Is the iPad app the same full capability as the computer experience or is it limited as is the smart phone? I am commenting as a teacher concerned that learner data is available to both teacher and learner regardless the platform.

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    • Hi Michael,

      Good question and we did communicate this through newsletter but will continue to communicate the differences.

      All data is synched so what a student does on the phone or tablet app is captured. It appears in the reports. However that said, there a couple of reporting related differences. 1. No quiz in the app (yet, its scheduled). So students have to complete this and LEARN word goals through the website/browser. 2. Listen In. If students use an app to record, they won’t appear in the Listen In library (yet, time table uncertain for this) available to teachers.

      We do have a fix/ticket where students don’t see group videos assigned by a teacher in the app. Not many schools using groups (most use just a class) but this will be resolved soon.

      I hope this answers the question!

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