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We are always amazed at how dedicated so many of our members are.  It’s easy to get an indication of how other members use EnglishCentral if you go to our ranking page – http://www.englishcentral.com/rankings (you’ll have to be signed in). As you can see from the chart below, we have some members who’ve watched EVERY video […]

Easy Listening


Did you know that you can learn English with songs on EnglishCentral? Music is something everyone enjoys and it’s a powerful way to learn or teach English.  The music video lessons produced on EnglishCentral are specially chosen so they are slow, repetitive and meaningful for English language learning. Also, just plain great songs! Here’s our  list […]

Mobile Assisted Language Learning

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We recently presented on MALL (mobile assisted language learning) at the TESOL 2016 conference in Baltimore. For those who attended (or even those just plain interested), here are the slides from our presentation on this very interesting and important topic. More and more, students are doing all their online learning through a mobile device and we […]

Introducing GoLive! Mobile


EnglishCentral Introduces GoLive! English Language Teaching Platform for Mobile at TESOL 2016 Offering Schools a Custom Mobile Teaching Platform With Built-in Live Tutoring to Increase Students’ Conversational Fluency; CEO Alan Schwartz to Speak on Mobile Language Learning on April 7 BALTIMORE, MD–(Marketwired – Apr 5, 2016) – TESOL 2016 — EnglishCentral, the leading provider of […]

4 User Benefits Of Great Mobile Apps

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This article by our CEO recently appeared here in Getting Smart, a leading online journal about elearning. Your average U.S. student spends 8 to 10 hours per day on a mobile phone. Most of that is of course social media, not “mobile assisted learning” in any traditional sense. The challenge for EdTech providers is to grab even […]

Nine research facts about L2 phonology teaching and learning that every teacher should know


Originally posted on The Language Gym:
1. Introduction In the last three weeks I have been researching L2 phonology acquisition as the teaching of pronunciation and decoding skills is one of my performance management targets for this year. This post, written in collaboration with Steve Smith of http://www.frenchteacher.net and Dylan Viñales of Garden International School,…

EC at TESOL 2016 Baltimore

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The EnglishCentral academic team will be attending TESOL 2016, April 5th to 8th in Baltimore, USA.  We’ll be presenting our teaching platform and  mobile apps, plus new academic related content of interest to all schools and universities. Come find out what all the buzz is about!  Learn how you can create customized videos courses, blended to your […]

Making A Difference


EnglishCentral doesn’t just sell a product. We support universities, teachers, learners, companies and organizations around the world to achieve their goals – helping them teach and learn English. That’s job #1. We’ve supported hundreds of  students and schools internationally with scholarships. We’d like to highlight one person we’ve worked with, who has made and is continuing […]

5Cs of language learning success


Ok, so you have great content for language learning like here on EnglishCentral.  Wow! Amazing videos that you actually want to view and learn with.  Super! But unfortunately that isn’t enough to make your English magically improve. You’ll have to do a number of other things well.  It’s never “what” (content) that is most important […]

Practice makes perfect!


It’s a very old saying but so true, especially for English language learners! Practice does make perfect. The more you study, the more time you spend engaged with the English language, the better you’ll get.  It’s one tip that absolutely works and provides results. Here at EnglishCentral, we believe great videos will keep students on […]