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 […]

A New English Learning Program for the Maritime and Shipping Industry

EnglishCentral, the online leader in English language learning, together with Spot On Learning, an online academy that helps professionals improve their skills in an interactive learning environment, has designed SOL Maritime: Cargo and Cargo Handling, a comprehensive course for professionals in the shipping and maritime industries. With authentic videos and engaging topics that range from […]

Teacher Tools: Setting Goals & Tracking Student Progress (March 2017 Update)

In March 2017, we will make some changes to how teachers set goals and students track progress on EnglishCentral. Please use the summary below as a guide as you draft your syllabus and use our teacher tools to set goals for students and track their progress through our reports:   Students can view class progress […]

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 […]

EnglishCentral Improves Test Scores at Japanese University

EnglishCentral is used by many students seeking to improve their scores on standardized English language tests such as the TOEIC, TOEFL, OPIc, IELTS and many more. Recently EnglishCentral undertook a study with university age students in Japan to determine just how effective EnglishCentral is in improving test scores using EnglishCentral over a 10 week period. The results […]

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 […]