Communicating In Business English

Business Communication EnglishCentral has released a new version of Communicating in Business English, based on the popular title from Compass Media. The new version includes localizations for Japanese, Korean, Portuguese and Spanish. Go to course Topics in the course include: making and receiving business telephone calls, giving presentations, participating in meetings, socializing with business contacts, […]

Turn your School’s Existing Curriculum into an EnglishCentral Custom Course

EnglishCentral can adapt your existing curriculum to blend with the EnglishCentral platform, giving your students speaking and vocabulary practice from their mobile devices as well as from the web. This means you can adopt EnglishCentral for your current classes, without changing your textbook or other materials. To do this, we create custom courses for you […]

Studying Vocabulary on EnglishCentral

EnglishCentral has completed a major upgrade of its vocabulary learning application.  The application now includes the following courses: Core Vocabulary is a set of 2800 words used most frequently in daily life.  It covers ~92% of the English learners would see in newspapers, magazines, books, TV and movies.  It is an updated version of what is […]

New Career English (ESP) Courses Now on EnglishCentral

We have launched a series of new Career English (ESP) courses, based on the industry leading series Career Paths, from Express Publishing and several titles from Cambridge University Press.  These special purpose courses are designed for professionals and students in vocational schools and colleges to help them develop the language skills they need to succeed in […]

EnglishCentral’s Intellispeech℠ Assessment System

EnglishCentral’s Intellispeech℠ system assesses learners’ speaking ability as a combination of 3 elements: Pronunciation Score Fluency Score Completion Pronunciation Score previously measured learners’ speech across  40 phonemes. In its latest version, Intellispeech℠  measures performance across all 64,000 possible triphones (combinations of phonemes).  This change dramatically improves the accuracy of the system.   Fluency Score is still […]

VNPT and EnglishCentral Partner in Vietnam

Hanoi, Vietnam  October 11, 2017  – Vietnam Post and Telecommunications Group (VNPT), one of the largest telco providers in Vietnam with more than 80 million mobile subscribers,  today announced the launch of its version of the EnglishCentral Service in Vietnam under the brand “MyEnglish“. The launch this year is the 1st phase in the partnership […]

Classi to launch EnglishCentral for High Schools in Japan

  Classi Partnership brings EnglishCentral to over 770,000 students in Japan Tokyo, Japan September 11, 2019  – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, will become a default option on Classi’s cloud- based learning platform, expanding EnglishCentral’s reach to over 2,000 schools and 770,000 students in the K-12 market in Japan. Started in […]

Educational Technology in LATAM

EnglishCentral, Director of Education, David Deubelbeiss recently attended  TESOL Colombia where he gave a conference plenary titled – Building Big World Communities. EnglishCentral was a conference sponsor and additionally, David held workshops training teachers on using video in their classrooms. While at the conference, he sat down with Fernando Valenzuela of McGraw-Hill, Latin America to share his […]

EnglishCentral Partners with Cambridge University Press for Career English Courses

Three new career English courses from Cambridge University are now available on EnglishCentral, localized into Japanese, Turkish, Korean and Portuguese.  These courses include Good Practice: Communication Skills in English for the Medical Practitioner, Be My Guest: English for the Hotel Industry, Flightpath: Aviation English for Pilots and ATCOs. Features of these courses include: Videos with Interactive Captioning. […]

 Interview with Philip Shawcross, author of Flightpath

About Philip Shawcross Philip Shawcross has been working in Aviation English since 1972, as a language trainer, technical trainer and technical English consultant for Airbus, Aerospatiale, Air France, and others. He is the creator of docWise, a CD-ROM training programme for using aircraft maintenance documentation, and led a team developing web-based pilot and ATCO language […]