Vocabulary Quizzes on Mobile

We’ve listened to our membership and now you can study vocabulary in a quiz with our award winning mobile app – just like on our website!  The quiz app is available in courses. Study the words for each unit of a course.  It’s a great way to increase your vocabulary and understanding of the language […]

My Perfect Classroom

“The problem with our profession is that there is too much teaching and not enough learning”. I said this recently during a discussion and I think it is such an important point to understand about “teaching” a language – that we have to get away from delivery systems that are teacher directed and more towards […]

Key Questions To Ask Before Purchasing Educational Technology

Too often schools don’t ask themselves the right questions before they purchase educational technology.  What ends up happening is that the tool is ill suited for their needs and there is frustration on all levels. This can be avoided by a thorough process before any purchase of educational technology – a process of evaluating needs […]

5 Resolutions for Language Learners

It’s a new year and time to make resolutions! One of the most common resolutions is to learn and study English.  We’ll be pleased if you take on the challenge and use EnglishCentral as your practice and learning center this year. However, there are a number of things you’ll have to do in order to […]

Leading Japanese Educational Publisher Makes Strategic Investment in EnglishCentral

Leveraging New Opportunity for Improving the Speaking Proficiency of English Language Learners as Japan Reforms Its University Entrance Exams ARLINGTON, MA – December 21, 2016 –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced a multi-million  strategic investment from Kirihara Shoten K.K., the leading provider of high school textbook products and services […]

The Power Of Reading

Most people think of EnglishCentral as a platform where students can improve their listening and speaking skills. Yes, we do that very well. However, we are also a very powerful basic literacy tool that promotes strong reading skills in students. Reading is a research supported activity so beneficial and fundamental to student learning Reading  works when […]

My Class Page Changes

We recently made design changes to improve the My Class page.  A new look and feel which will allow us to go fully HTML5 for faster loading and an improved user experience.  There are no changes for teachers nor any change in functionality. Just a new look.  We sent out an email notification to all […]

Holiday learning with EnglishCentral

EnglishCentral has the holiday spirit and loads of great content to keep you learning or teaching English. Teachers.  In particular, it’s great over the holidays for your students to continue practicing and studying English and EnglishCentral makes that easy.  Download the app and they can start today!  Doing activities in class related to the holiday […]

EnglishCentral At Jalt 2016

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

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 […]