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Originally posted on EnglishCentral: The Official Blog:
Constantly, most teachers have in the back of their mind the eternal question of “Why do so many students try to learn English but so few succeed in being confident, fluent speakers?” Of course, motivation and time are two big factors. You need both or the effort just…

Newsletter: Summer 2016

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Dear EnglishCentral teachers, We have been very busy updating our course catalog and video lesson content. Find out more below. We hope all goes well and look forward to supporting you and your students!  If you are viewing this through our blog – sign up as a teacher HERE to create your school and get […]

Top 101 Educational Apps

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EnglishCentral has one of the world’s best mobile apps for learning English.  Now that people are finding out about us, so too are award committees. We recently were listed as one of the top 101 Educational Apps by Educents.  Check out our listing in the language category. Download our apps through the app stores HERE. Or […]

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 […]

Mobile Assisted Language Learning

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We recently presented on MALL (mobile assisted language learning) at the TESOL 2016 conference in Baltimore. For those who attended (or even those just plain interested), here are the slides from our presentation on this very interesting and important topic. More and more, students are doing all their online learning through a mobile device and we […]

Introducing GoLive! Mobile

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EnglishCentral Introduces GoLive! English Language Teaching Platform for Mobile at TESOL 2016 Offering Schools a Custom Mobile Teaching Platform With Built-in Live Tutoring to Increase Students’ Conversational Fluency; CEO Alan Schwartz to Speak on Mobile Language Learning on April 7 BALTIMORE, MD–(Marketwired – Apr 5, 2016) – TESOL 2016 — EnglishCentral, the leading provider of […]

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 […]

Nine research facts about L2 phonology teaching and learning that every teacher should know

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Originally posted on The Language Gym:
1. Introduction In the last three weeks I have been researching L2 phonology acquisition as the teaching of pronunciation and decoding skills is one of my performance management targets for this year. This post, written in collaboration with Steve Smith of http://www.frenchteacher.net and Dylan Viñales of Garden International School,…

EC at TESOL 2016 Baltimore

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The EnglishCentral academic team will be attending TESOL 2016, April 5th to 8th in Baltimore, USA.  We’ll be presenting our teaching platform and  mobile apps, plus new academic related content of interest to all schools and universities. Come find out what all the buzz is about!  Learn how you can create customized videos courses, blended to your […]

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