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 […]

Why do students hate learning English?

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It isn’t talked about a lot by teachers or school staff but students in general hate learning English. More so than science, math, art or any other subject. Very few students run, skip, jump to get to their English class.  Sure there are some exceptions, usually because of great teachers. But generally, students loath being forced to study […]

March 2015 Newsletter

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Dear Teachers, It’s March and it’s conference time!  We are highlighting our mobile apps and further, promoting our custom course creation. We are the only publisher that can create content just for your school, tailored to your needs.  TESOL Conferences in March EnglishCentral will attend two major conferences this month. * TESOL Arabia in Dubai. […]

TESOL Arabia 2015 – Join Us!

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This week, EnglishCentral will be attending the 21st annual TESOL Arabia Conference (TACON), March 12th to 14th. We will be highlighting our amazing apps which bring learning English by video lesson to your mobile devices, making mlearning a reality. Teachers, program directors, visit our booth and speak to us about your curriculum needs. Unlike traditional publishers […]

The Importance Of Pronunciation For Language Learners

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Pronunciation is very much a “must” skill for any English language learner.  There are many important reasons all students need to focus on correct form and pronunciation. Here are 3 very important ones. 1.  Perceived Competence.    Many native speakers will think a second language English speaker has a low level of fluency if their […]

Amazing Facts About Video (every educator should know)

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Here are some amazing facts about video that every teacher should know, think about and understand. Video is becoming the new textbook and facts bear this out. Take a read and join the video teaching and learning revolution! Of course, view some of these facts and others on video!  Also now the 10th aniversary of […]

5 tech tips for learning English online

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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 […]

February 2015 EnglishCentral Newsletter

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February means “focus” Dear EnglishCentral teachers, It’s February already and for many teachers that means it is time to focus again and get ready for a new school semester or year.  It’s a perfect time to start an EnglishCentral free trial, if you haven’t already or if you have, decide about using EnglishCentral as part […]

Get More Speaking Points!

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When students use EnglishCentral, they really like our “SPEAK” mode.  Many teachers also assign “speak points” as a goal for their students to achieve each week or month. By default, when students use EnglishCentral, they speak the lines with “focus vocabulary” that are in the video. This can be 3 to 5 lines.  This allows students […]

The Future Is Blended Learning

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It’s becoming more and more evident that the future of English language learning and of education in general rests in the blended learning model.  Students learning in a regular classroom part of the week and learning with technology part of the school week. We at EnglishCentral support in class instruction and allow teachers to perfectly […]

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