Listen In Feature. Major Improvements

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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.   […]

Why Use EnglishCentral?

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EnglishCentral is a company that takes pride in having experienced teachers on staff and designing a product that will help students learn and acquire English, particularly for international communication. There are a number of case studies here.   Also on this blog, many articles describing our approach – a few of note here. See below, a brief powerpoint […]

Easy Listening

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Did you know that you can learn English with songs on EnglishCentral? Music is something everyone enjoys and it’s a powerful way to learn or teach English.  The music video lessons produced on EnglishCentral are specially chosen so they are slow, repetitive and meaningful for English language learning. Also, just plain great songs! Here’s our  list […]

What is language?

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in the beginning was the word, and the word became flesh” I was reading an old Roger Cohen’s column (I’m quite his fan, never was but recently he’s take some very intelligent and courageous stands on issues from nuclear disarmament to Palestine) Loos and Language. That was enough to take me on a this meditation […]

4 User Benefits Of Great Mobile Apps

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This article by our CEO recently appeared here in Getting Smart, a leading online journal about elearning. Your average U.S. student spends 8 to 10 hours per day on a mobile phone. Most of that is of course social media, not “mobile assisted learning” in any traditional sense. The challenge for EdTech providers is to grab even […]

5Cs of language learning success

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Ok, so you have great content for language learning like here on EnglishCentral.  Wow! Amazing videos that you actually want to view and learn with.  Super! But unfortunately that isn’t enough to make your English magically improve. You’ll have to do a number of other things well.  It’s never “what” (content) that is most important […]

Newsletter: Winter 2016

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We hope all teachers are enjoying their classes.  EnglishCentral continues to lead the way with the best curriculum for English language learners on the web.  Find out more about the new content for your class page and other news below. Wishing you a classroom full of discovery and learning!  TED Talks course is now here! […]

TED Talks

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Many advanced students benefit from watching and studying the best TED Talks on EnglishCentral. We now have a course of all our best TED videos so students can study them in one handy place.  View the course >>>> You can find all our hundreds of TED Talks video lessons through our video search feature.

Video Response – It’s Fun!

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Just watching a video is great practice and a great way to learn English. However, it’s great to also practice your English after watching a video by discussing the video and your own response to what you watched.  You can do this with a friend or with an EnglishCentral tutor or with a teacher or […]

Do you recognize these ELT brands

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There are many brands in the ELT universe. We got to wondering how well people actually recognize their logos, how well they’ve penetrated into the mindscape of teachers out there. So as part of figuring this out, we’ve created a quiz which will compile which are the most recognized brands. We hope you can complete it. It […]

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