Newsletter: Winter 2016

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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

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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.

Teachers: Start your academic trial!

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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 […]

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 […]

Beginner Content

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We keep “pushing the envelope” in terms of curriculum development with video and in particular regarding beginner video materials. We now have a full catalog of Level 1 video lessons and courses for absolute beginner learners/students.  Using “moveable images” that contextualize the language to be learned, students can study all the basic language forms, grammar and vocabulary […]