Tips For Teaching With Tech

Tech is becoming the norm in the ELT classroom.  It’s an expected part of any teacher’s toolkit and any school’s curriculum.  Teachers are blending and supporting their face to face classes using useful tools found on the web or platforms like EnglishCentral.  However, teachers have to think it through so they don’t trip up. I […]

Top Tips To Learn A Language

It isn’t easy learning a language. I’ve learned 3 of them and had success in 3 completely different ways! I’m going to work on a fourth and probably will stumble along with a 4th method. What this means is “to each his own”. We have to find what works for us. However, along the way, […]

Using EnglishCentral: Best Practices For Teachers

Why EnglishCentral? Video is a powerful contextualizing tool. It brings the real world into the classroom and makes lesson content something directly linked to real life and use. EnglishCentral offers teachers the chance to use video in a purposeful, structured and integrated fashion. Whether EnglishCentral is used as a purely homework supplement, an extension of […]

Teacher Tip: Making A Transcript

We’ve recently made it very easy for teachers to get the transcript for any of our videos. This tip even takes it further and shows how teachers can grab the transcript and then number the lines for a cool, perfectly formatted handout in class! Here’s an example cloze I made in about 2 minutes… Do […]

Our Formula For Success

We get asked a lot – “What is the best way to learn English on EnglishCentral?” There isn’t any one true answer, we are all made of different stuff. However, there are a few things we recommend and which will certainly work. 1. Watch what you are interested in and enjoy. This is key. Language […]