In March 2017, we will make some changes to how teachers set goals and students track progress on EnglishCentral. Please use the summary below as a guide as you draft your syllabus and use our teacher tools to set goals for students and track their progress through our reports: Students can view class progress […]
EnglishCentral supports both teachers and learners with quality printables and resources that support their teaching and learning. Besides each video lesson coming with a PDF lesson plan (click “Video Details on any page), see some of our ebooks and worksheets on our Resources pages ( page 1 / page 2). This PPT and printable “Essential […]
When students use EnglishCentral, they really like our “SPEAK” mode. Many teachers also assign “speak points” as a goal for their students to achieve each week or month. By default, when students use EnglishCentral, they speak the lines with “focus vocabulary” that are in the video. This can be 3 to 5 lines. This allows students […]
I’m very interested in adult education. Adults face a difficult challenge as students. Society sets up systems to help children learn. These systems have tests, grades, deadlines and teachers to guide students towards a set of learning goals. Adults, on the other hand, do not have these systems immediately available to them. Most of the […]
Video based language learning helps students so much! Not only do students better their reading and listening skills but on EnglishCentral they can practice speaking and receive instant feedback. The “Full Monty”, using the world’s best videos that really motivate learners. On EnglishCentral, Watching = Reading + Listening + Speaking It’s incredible how far we’ve come. Onward […]
A big thank you to all the EnglishCentral members who’ve joined the video learning and teaching revolution! We now have over 200,500,000 lines of speech spoken. Amazing, simply amazing. Even more amazing is how many have improved their English fluency, improved and become competent speakers through the tools EnglishCentral provides learners.
We have launched a new pronunciation course aimed specifically to help students whose first language is Arabic: Top 10 Pronunciation Challenges for Arabic Speakers. The course provides remedial practice for the main phonemes / sounds that Arabic speakers find hard to pronounce in English. The selected phonemes are based on our own comprehensive data of […]
We get asked a lot by teachers and students alike – why EnglishCentral? What makes us different and makes us stand above the crowd of online English language learning websites. There are many possible answers; motivating content, 24/7 access, vocabulary tools, pronunciation feedback, research proving it is effective, teaching tools …. — however the answer […]