Interview with Philip Shawcross, author of Flightpath

About Philip Shawcross Philip Shawcross has been working in Aviation English since 1972, as a language trainer, technical trainer and technical English consultant for Airbus, Aerospatiale, Air France, and others. He is the creator of docWise, a CD-ROM training programme for using aircraft maintenance documentation, and led a team developing web-based pilot and ATCO language […]

Student Email Notifications

Teacher student communication is important  in the face to face classroom or the online class. Without clear communication, tasks and assignments don’t get done in a timely fashion, learning is impeded and students get confused. So we are happy to introduce a better way to communicate with students regarding their EnglishCentral assignments and study – Class Announcement […]

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 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 […]

“You” Be The Publisher: Custom Course Creation

One of the unique things about EnglishCentral’s digital English language learning solution is that we involve “YOU”. Teachers don’t get a static piece of content that they can’t edit and must use “as is”. No, they can select from thousands of high quality educational video lessons and lesson plans that fit the needs of their […]

Download the EnglishCentral App

Our app is sooooo “app”etizing!  Students are much more engaged and can learn on the go, anytime, anywhere. So we are holding a campaign to get our membership and in particular students in classes to download the app and go mobile. We’d love schools and teachers to inform all their students to download the app. […]

EnglishCentral Academic

EnglishCentral offers students  a great way to learn English – on the web or with our app. However, many don’t know that we also offer schools and teachers a unique platform for teaching.  It’s easy to get started, teachers simply sign up on our Academic page, create a school and class, then  start choosing the video […]

Listen In Feature. Major Improvements

We are happy to announce that our “Listen In” feature in the teacher LMS has a new user experience.  Now you can listen in to all student recordings, whether done in the mobile app or on the web. You can easily play students’ recordings from the Teacher Tools or download them as mp3 files.   […]

Rankings

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 […]

EnglishCentral Study Tips

We have a lot that students can do on EnglishCentral.   Many students don’t find out what they can do beyond Watch | Learn | Speak | Quiz of the videos. Here’s a few suggestions to help students  learning English on our world leading platform. #1  Speak the whole video!  We set our player with […]