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EnglishCentral Launches New Pronunciation Center

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New Machine Learning Techniques Double Precision for Learners September 9, 2020. Boston, MA. EnglishCentral today released its new Pronunciation Center, the industry’s first online English pronunciation tool trained on over 1 billion learner events. For the last 10 years, our learners have provided us over 1 billion learning events on how they learn English, said…

EnglishCentral 2020 Course Catalog

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Over 20 new courses launched in 2020. Expanded coverage for Business English. You may also download the PDF version here

AI Expert Steven Chambers to Join EnglishCentral Advisory Board

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May 15, 2020. Boston, MA. EnglishCentral, the most widely adopted AI-powered English language conversation platform in the world, today announced that Steven Chambers will join as a strategic advisor. Mr. Chambers is a recognized leader in artificial intelligence and speech recognition, having served as President at Nuance Communications, the world’s leading speech recognition company, and…

Meet the New EnglishCentral

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The latest version of EnglishCentral is now live! We are proud to announce the latest version of EnglishCentral is now available in 10 languages. It’s a ground-up rewrite of our platform using the latest progressive web technology, built by our teams in Boston, Ankara, Tokyo, Seoul, and Manila. And, we are just getting started… We…

EnglishCentral IntelliSpeech℠ Technology

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EnglishCentral’s “special sauce” has always been our internally developed IntelliSpeech℠ assessment technology. Teachers appreciate how IntelliSpeech℠ motivates students to speak outside of the classroom. Students appreciate the instant feedback and the game dynamic of trying to improve their speaking scores. EnglishCentral’s IntelliSpeech℠ is trained on hundreds of millions of lines of speech from students from…