Pronunciation Videos

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We are leaders in speech recognition for English language learners and “push the envelope” providing outstanding resources for both teachers and students. Did you know you can get our full set of pronunciation tips videos on our Youtube channel?  All in one handy place. Students can do the activities and mini courses for each sound/phoneme […]

Online teacher or Teacherpreneur?

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Are you an online independent teacher or a “teacherpreneur“? If you are, don’t think that EnglishCentral isn’t suitable for you to use. We actually cater to both big schools and universities as well as the individual teacher who may be teaching online or at their home or office. EnglishCentral offers academic discounted pricing to individual […]

EnglishCentral Upgrades Its Intellispeech℠ Assessment System

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EnglishCentral’s Intellispeech℠ system assesses learners’ speaking ability as a combination of 3 elements: Pronunciation Score Fluency Score Completion Pronunciation Score previously measured learners’ speech across  40 phonemes. In its latest version, Intellispeech℠  measures performance across all 64,000 possible triphones (combinations of phonemes).  This change dramatically improves the accuracy of the system.   Fluency Score is still […]

EnglishCentral Introduces A Level Test and Go Live!

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We are super excited about our latest release. A new look and dynamic interface will improve the user experience of all teachers and students. In addition, students now get a free level test. Just click the button beside any video and schedule a convenient time. Students will get a Level Test Report  and a recommended study […]

Evaluating The Impact Of EnglishCentral: New Research

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EnglishCentral is constantly being evaluated by professionals in the field.  One recent study is by Shane Dixon of Arizona State University titled:”Evaluating the Impact of an Online English Language Tool’s Ability to Improve Users’ Speaking Proficiency under Learner- and Shared-control Conditions

EnglishCentral Introduces Phoneme Speech Feedback in Mobile Apps

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BOSTON, MA , March 27, 2015 –  EnglishCentral, the global leader in combining speech assessment technology with online video English education, announced today the availability of phoneme speech feedback in its latest version of the mobile app. The EnglishCentral app provides an innovative learning experience for acquiring conversational English. It allows users to watch videos […]

EnglishCentral Launches the EnglishCentral iPad App

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BOSTON, MA , March 24, 2015 – EnglishCentral, the market leader in combining speech assessment technology with online English education, announced today the launch of EnglishCentral for iPad. This latest version of the app will allow English learners to practice speaking English with more than 10,000 authentic videos from the EnglishCentral library. The videos and […]

The Importance Of Pronunciation For Language Learners

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Pronunciation is very much a “must” skill for any English language learner.  There are many important reasons all students need to focus on correct form and pronunciation. Here are 3 very important ones. 1.  Perceived Competence.    Many native speakers will think a second language English speaker has a low level of fluency if their […]

Get More Speaking Points!

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When students use EnglishCentral, they really like our “SPEAK” mode.  Many teachers also assign “speak points” as a goal for their students to achieve each week or month. By default, when students use EnglishCentral, they speak the lines with “focus vocabulary” that are in the video. This can be 3 to 5 lines.  This allows students […]

Get The Free EnglishCentral App!

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Get the free EnglishCentral app, now available for download. Android and iOS.