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


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 and Dylan Viñales of Garden International School,…

EC at TESOL 2016 Baltimore

tesol baltimore

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 […]

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 […]

Practice makes perfect!


It’s a very old saying but so true, especially for English language learners! Practice does make perfect. The more you study, the more time you spend engaged with the English language, the better you’ll get.  It’s one tip that absolutely works and provides results. Here at EnglishCentral, we believe great videos will keep students on […]

EnglishCentral Study Tips


We have a lot that students can do on EnglishCentral.   Many students don’t find out what they can do beyond Watch | Learn | Speak | Quiz of the videos. Here’s a few suggestions to help students  learning English on our world leading platform. #1  Speak the whole video!  We set our player with […]

Newsletter: Winter 2016


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


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.

Teachers: Start your academic trial!


We are happy to provide  registered teachers and schools that qualify, a free 1 month Academic trial. You’ll get Academic seats that you can assign to students so they’ll have unrestricted access. Also, they can study with our mobile apps. To request a trial, simply; 1. Fill out the form below and apply for your […]

Do you recognize these ELT brands


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


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 […]