EnglishCentral App Wins at Russian Golden App Awards
English Conversation Solution Honored for Its Unique Ability to Integrate Video Self-Study With One-on-One Online Tutoring
The EnglishCentral mobile app has been available the last 4 months and already has been awarded a prestigious Golden App award. The Golden App Awards are an annual program that honors innovative applications in the Russian market over many categories.
The awards were announced June 21st, 2016 in Moscow, Russia. EnglishCentral placed 3rd overall in the “Best Application” category. It also places 3rd overall in the Productivity, Services and Education category competing with major Russian government and corporate entities. View the results in full.
“It is a great honor, we’ve worked a lot to localize our app for iOS and Android and provide users with an outstanding service of learning English”, – says Kathryn Zhilich, representative of EnglishCentral in Russia, – “It has been a race with time. We have just started in Russia, and we are extremely glad to receive such wide recognition. Our company is dynamic so our users will see a lot of new features and improvements in the coming months.”
The award announcement specifically highlighted as exemplary EnglishCentral’s video-based vocabulary learning system and its IntelliSpeech(SM) assessment system. The award committee also pointed to EnglishCentral’s unique approach of using authentic and engaging video content as a key element setting it apart from other learning platforms.
“We are excited the Golden Apps award committee recognized our latest GoLive! product with this award. The market continues to validate the product as the number of students using EnglishCentral globally has doubled in the last year, and we are delighted with the award for our Russian app.” said Alan Schwartz, CEO & Founder of EnglishCentral.
About the Golden App Awards
The Golden App Awards annually recognize the best applications from all over Russia. Companies compete in 22 categories. “Theme-based” nominations include Music, Games, Health, Lifestyle, Education and more. “Golden” nominations embrace best Design, Technical solution, Business model… The main award and focus category is “Best Application”.
EnglishCentral is the most widely adopted online English language conversation platform in the world, changing the way students and professionals across the globe learn to speak English. Adopted by over 400 universities, schools and corporations in over 100 countries, the company delivers interactive, video-based language learning experiences for both self-study and one-on-one tutoring, providing one of the most widely adopted and complete platforms for practicing and mastering English conversation online. Its extensive library of videos lessons, proprietary IntelliSpeech(SM) speech assessment technology, and pre-built course modules guarantees results for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. EnglishCentral partnerships include the world’s largest private and online English language schools including Open English (Latin America), UOL(Brazil), NTT Learning (Japan), and Meten (China), Learn more at www.englishcentral.com or find us on Facebook/EnglishCentral or Twitter at