Why It Works: Our Top 10 Pedagogical Posts

We spend a lot of time explaining to schools and teachers the pedagogy behind EnglishCentral. That’s good, there’s a lot that makes EC “work”. There are many research supported reasons why video,  our unique platform and “Watch” “Learn” “Speak” “Quiz” approach works. Here are the top posts on this blog outlining in more detail what […]

Summer Academic Trial

Your students can take advantage of their summer holiday and improve their English!  Learning never stops. Summer is a perfect time to test drive EnglishCentral with some students. We are happy to provide registered teachers and schools that qualify, a free 2 month summer Academic trial. You’ll get Academic seats that you can assign to students […]

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.   […]

Why Use EnglishCentral?

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

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?

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

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

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 […]