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EnglishCentral Deploys with Huawei at Mobile Summit

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  EnglishCentral demonstrated its newest mobile app at the 2015 Innovation and Transformation Summit from October 22 to 23 at the Westin Resort in Bali Indonesia. During the event, EnglishCentral  launched its HiStudy app, the English learning app developed with Huawei for the Chinese Market.  This application has been a huge success in the Chinese market, reaching over 10,000 activations…

ELS Adopts EnglishCentral’s Online English Learning Solution

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Powered by EnglishCentral, World’s Largest Network of Campus-based English Language Instruction Centers Launches Mobile Learning Experience Customized to its Course Curriculum   ARLINGTON, MA – September 29, 2015 –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced that ELS Educational Services (ELS), a Berlitz company, has adopted its online English conversation platform.  With this technology partnership, ELS…

Evaluating The Impact Of EnglishCentral: New Research

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EnglishCentral is constantly being evaluated by professionals in the field.  One recent study is by Shane Dixon of Arizona State University titled:”Evaluating the Impact of an Online English Language Tool’s Ability to Improve Users’ Speaking Proficiency under Learner- and Shared-control Conditions” Here is a brief summary of the research and findings.   Download the full…

Giving Students More Control: Learning 3.0

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I call what Alan November advocates, “Learning 3.0”. (see the video below) It is about giving students the space and tools to make their learning relevant to the world. REALLY relevant and actual. Make them active in the community, bring them alive to their potential. THIS is schooling, learning, education and whatever sticker you want to…

How is your language awareness?

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Jack Richards is a big name in the world of English language learning and teaching. In the video below from Cambridge University Press (an EnglishCentral partner), he discusses a number of things that learners need to be able to do well so they continue to develop. He reviews the research of Richard Schmidt who developed theories…