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 […]

The EnglishCentral Magazine

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We try our best to keep our community of teachers, students, learners  up to date and current regarding our new content, new features plus wider news about educational technology. Now, we have a new way you can keep current – The EnglishCentral Magazine. An attractive layout allows you to read, scroll and comment on all […]

Ed Tech Predictions for 2016

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It’s never easy to predict the future but we thought we’d take a shot at it. Also share some other recent articles predicting what will happen in the realm of educational technology in 2016.  See the list of these other blog predictions below.   So here it goes …. 1.  mLearning will finally be fully […]

Guest Bloggers Wanted

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We are very proud of our blog and also our team of guest bloggers here at EnglishCentral. We publish timely articles about teaching and learning English, using educational technology, blended learning and curriculum design. We are currently seeking a few more guest bloggers. If you have experience writing about educational issues, especially as related to […]

The Top 5 Strategies To Increase Student Engagement Online

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This article by our CEO and Founder,  Alan Schwartz originally appeared on Xconomy. Read the original here. Good teachers often say that “95 percent of good teaching is just getting students motivated.” Online learning presents a new opportunity to both measure engagement and create learning methods that increase it. Facebook sets the high bar for […]

New! A complete library of leveled courses for every topic

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At EnglishCentral, we make it easy for you to learn English through a topic that interests you. Now, it’s even better with the release of our new leveled courses. For each topic on EnglishCentral (Academic, Business, Media, Social, Travel, Young Learner English) AND for each level, there is a course for you. Just select your […]

December Newsletter: Happy Holidays!

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Dear EnglishCentral Teachers, We here at EnglishCentral have been working hard to support our teachers. Here’s a few things you might be interested in and find helpful. See below our Xmas vocabulary course – perfect for student holiday study.  Wishing you a great holiday season and end to 2015! ………………………………………………………………………………………………….  Level Tests Student Reports Available. […]

Why our classrooms are failing language students

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Why do students so often not succeed in learning a language in a classroom? What’s the problem here?