New! A complete library of leveled courses for every topic

At EnglishCentral, we make it easy for you to learn English through a topic that interests you. Now, it’s even better with the release of our new leveled courses. For each topic on EnglishCentral (Academic, Business, Media, Social, Travel, Young Learner English) AND for each level, there is a course for you. Just select your […]

Video As A Pedagogical Tool

Youtube is now something we are very used to. People spend hours every day “consuming” video. This is changing the world of education and most schools and programs are using or creating video curriculum for their students. This recent research report really emphasizes this fact and clearly shows how beneficial video is for education. As […]

The Learning Revolution Is In The News

EnglishCentral is a platform on the forefront of the new “learning revolution” (as so labeled by Sir Ken Robinson). A couple recent articles in the news have highlighted a few things we do well and emphasize. We’d like to share them with you and they reinforce our pedagogical principles quite well. 1. The Value and Ascent […]

Video Learning/Teaching Revolution

Our Director of Education recently spoke at a few conferences about “The Video learning/teaching revolution”.    Here is his presentation with quite a few examples of EnglishCentral videos highlighted.  Also includes some best practices and tips for using video in the classroom. Click on the images to go to video examples.

Our Promo Video for Teachers

Here is one story about a teacher and how they had success teaching with EnglishCentral. Sign up now – it’s free for teachers. Please share and let other teachers know how we are transforming English language teaching. Also see our Academic overview presentation highlighting our academic product.

The Future Is Video

We’ve written lots here about how video is the next textbook and how video will be the predominant way we connect and learn in the future. Not just because video is our product but because of the way things are going. This Presentation highlights the ascendancy of video very well and we’d like to share […]

Video Appreciation

Of course, we are big fans of video. It is the new “text” and something that instantly engages students and transforms the language classroom into a place full of real, meaningful language. We have over 10,000 video lessons, all with transcripts and subtitles/text. Our video editors are second to none and they produce only the […]

Why use video to learn English? A debate.

Here is an article that appeared in the recent magazine – The English Connection. It is in the form of an email debate between a teacher in Korea, Michael Griffin and David Deubelbeiss, the Director of Education here at EnglishCentral.  A nice read about using video to learn and teach English. Published here with permission. […]

The Video Revolution

Our business is video, specifically video learning. We believe we are on the right side of history, the wave of where communication and education is heading. Video is having an incredible impact on our society. We are doing more and more of our communicating through video and this will continue to increase. Our world is […]

Extensive Watching

The last few years, we’ve witnessed the exponential rise of video being used in the classroom. This previous post describes and outlines the reasons for the ascendancy of video. We are now a video, not a text based society. Lately, I’ve had a number of interesting conversations with teachers thinking of adopting video as their […]