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.
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 […]
EnglishCentral keeps growing by leaps and bounds. As students speak and we gather speech data about 2nd language speakers from around the world, we become stronger at providing feedback and helping students. Today, we are happy to announce that the 100,000,000th line has been spoken on EnglishCentral. Yes that is right 100 million! The lucky […]
We are always surprised (and delighted) to hear from members using EnglishCentral in ways other than to learn English. It goes to show that good technology, smart ideas reach much further than their first purpose. Here are a few other ways others are using EnglishCentral as a study tool. 1. As a way to improve […]