What’s new on EnglishCentral for 2018

EnglishCentral is showcasing 3 new products and services for the 2018 School Year: Custom Course Creation.  We have worked with a number of universities to build custom web and mobile courses to map to their school’s existing curriculum.  This means schools can adopt EnglishCentral for their current classes, without changing their textbook or other materials. […]

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 […]

Kyoto Sangyo University Adopts EnglishCentral Campus-wide

All incoming Freshman to use EnglishCentral in Blended Learning Program Tokyo, Japan – April 25th, 2017 –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced that Kyoto Sangyo University has adopted EnglishCentral for all incoming freshman, over 6,000 students, taking the compulsory “General English” class starting this year.   EnglishCentral will be used […]

EnglishCentral and the Japanese University Entrance Exams

EnglishCentral gains momentum in Japan as speaking becomes a key component of the Japanese University Entrance Exam. In January of 2017, like every year in Japan, over 570,000 students assemble to take Japan’s national  University Entrance Examination.    This year, on January 15, the day before the test,  EnglishCentral was featured in an article on the […]

Celebrating 10,000 EnglishCentral University Learners

EnglishCentral Japan announced that over 10,000 university students will use the Premium Academic Product this fall semester. “Japanese universities now understand that strong oral language skills are as important for their students careers as scoring high on English exams.   As a result, the sale of EnglishCentral premium plans for the university market has exploded over […]

Fukui University adopts EnglishCentral

EnglishCentral was recently invited to the opening ceremony of the new Language Development Center at Fukui University where it was announced that Fukui University will use EnglishCentral this coming academic school year.  The following is a press statement released by the university to the media (see the original) The University of Fukui (UF) is proud […]

How we learn "words"

EnglishCentral was a recent sponsor of the JALT (Japanese Association of Language Teachers) 2011 CALL conference. Charles Browne in this video lecture highlights how students learn words and gain “word knowledge” – not just remembering but also knowing about the context in which words appear, the spelling, the sounding and many other things. He offers […]