KOTESOL 2017

EnglishCentral participates in many of the world’s largest TESOL conferences and events. It’s a great opportunity for us to highlight what’s new at EnglishCentral and get face to face feedback from the schools and teachers. This fall in Asia, among others, we’ll be attending 2 of the largest regional conferences: KOTESOL and JALT. KOTESOL at Sookmyung […]

Classi to launch EnglishCentral for High Schools in Japan

  Classi Partnership brings EnglishCentral to over 770,000 students in Japan Tokyo, Japan September 11, 2019  – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, will become a default option on Classi’s cloud- based learning platform, expanding EnglishCentral’s reach to over 2,000 schools and 770,000 students in the K-12 market in Japan. Started in […]

English Central Cross Cultural Internship

For two weeks at the end of August 2017, EnglishCentral Japan welcomed two interns from Kwansei Gakuin University in Japan and Queen’s University in Canada to participate in a global internship program in the English Central Tokyo office. The program was facilitated by Kwansei Gakuin University’s Cross Cultural Colleges program that aims to enlighten undergraduate […]

EnglishCentral In Latin America

EnglishCentral attended and sponsored two major events in Latin America last week.   TESOL Colombia, “Think Global, Act Local” at the Universidad de la Sabana and  BETT Educar in Sao Paulo, Brazil. We enjoyed hearing from the many schools and teachers already using EnglishCentral. Also enjoyed presenting our product and pedagogical approach to attendees.  We […]

Kyoto Sangyo University Adopts EnglishCentral Campus-wide

All incoming Freshman to use EnglishCentral in Blended Learning Program Tokyo, Japan – April 25th, 2017 –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced that Kyoto Sangyo University has adopted EnglishCentral for all incoming freshman, over 6,000 students, taking the compulsory “General English” class starting this year.   EnglishCentral will be used […]

EnglishCentral and the Japanese University Entrance Exams

EnglishCentral gains momentum in Japan as speaking becomes a key component of the Japanese University Entrance Exam. In January of 2017, like every year in Japan, over 570,000 students assemble to take Japan’s national  University Entrance Examination.    This year, on January 15, the day before the test,  EnglishCentral was featured in an article on the […]

Japan Professional Soccer Team Adopts EnglishCentral for Learning English

Albirex Niigata Singapore Players Learn English Online with EnglishCentral Video Lessons and 1-on-1 Lessons with Tutors Tokyo, Japan – January 31, 2017 – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, announced its 2017 sponsorship of the Japanese soccer team,  Albirex Niigata Singapore, the only Japanese professional soccer team based outside of Japan.  As […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Minister of Communications of Japan Tries Out EnglishCentral at an Elementary School in Tokyo

TOKYO, JAPAN– September 23, 2016 – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, participated with the Japan’s Minister of Internal Affairs & Communications, Sanae Takaichi, as she inspected an English class at a Tokyo Elementary School as part of the Ministry’s  plan to promote the use of information technology in the classroom called “Creating […]