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 […]

EC Japan @ JALT – Mark Your Calendars!

EnglishCentral will be attending the Japanese Association of Language Teachers 2014 conference, Nov. 21st to 24th in Tsukuba, Japan.  (view the conference website) We look forward to meeting all our existing schools and  also introducing many new schools to our platform and especially the new mobile apps which we’ll be launching at the conference.  It’s an […]

ELT Conferences: Mark Your Calendar!

EnglishCentral participates in many of the world’s largest TESOL conferences and events. It’s a great opportunity for us to promote EnglishCentral and get face to face feedback from the schools and teachers using us. This fall, among others, we’ll be attending 3 large conferences: JALT, KOTESOL and MEXTESOL. Mark your calendar! More info. to come […]

EnglishCentral webinar: Dec. 12th

{ The webinar is now over.  To see the recording please visit this link} December 12th at 4:00pm in Japan (GMT+9 or see your local time),  Dr. Charles Browne will hold a special webinar outlining the features and tools of EnglishCentral.  He’ll explain  how it works and what the pedagogy is behind the learning tools. […]

JALT 2013 – See you there!

EnglishCentral is proud to announce its attendance at the Japanese Association of Language Teachers International Conference, Oct. 25th to 28th, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan.  Japan was where it all started for us and continues to be a central part of EnglishCentral. We will be highlighting our new multimodal platform for English learning : An Integrated Solution […]