• Thursday, June 13, 2019

    EnglishCentral launches new speech assessment platform with Kirihara

    Tokyo, Japan – June 13, 2019. EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversations solutions, and Kirihara Shoten, a leading provider of textbooks to the high school market in Japan, today announced the launch of the latest version of EnglishCentral’s AI-powered speaking assessment platform, IntelliSpeech℠ . The new version of IntelliSpeech℠ is able to accurately […]

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  • Monday, February 18, 2019

    EnglishCentral Opens New R&D Center in METU Technopark

    Ankara, Turkey – February 18, 2019 – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced the grand opening of an R&D center in Ankara, Turkey. EnglishCentral joined President Erdoğan of Turkey as part of the grand opening of the METU Technopark, IT & Innovation Center, a newly designated high-tech R&D Center in […]

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  • Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Kyoto Sangyo University Adopts EnglishCentral Campus-wide

    All incoming Freshman to use EnglishCentral in Blended Learning Program Tokyo, Japan – April 25th, 2017 –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced that Kyoto Sangyo University has adopted EnglishCentral for all incoming freshman, over 6,000 students, taking the compulsory “General English” class starting this year.   EnglishCentral will be used […]

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  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017

    Japan Professional Soccer Team Adopts EnglishCentral for Learning English

    Albirex Niigata Singapore Players Learn English Online with EnglishCentral Video Lessons and 1-on-1 Lessons with Tutors Tokyo, Japan – January 31, 2017 – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, announced its 2017 sponsorship of the Japanese soccer team,  Albirex Niigata Singapore, the only Japanese professional soccer team based outside of Japan.  As […]

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  • Thursday, December 22, 2016

    Leading Japanese Educational Publisher Makes Strategic Investment in EnglishCentral

    Leveraging New Opportunity for Improving the Speaking Proficiency of English Language Learners as Japan Reforms Its University Entrance Exams ARLINGTON, MA – December 21, 2016 –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced a multi-million  strategic investment from Kirihara Shoten K.K., the leading provider of high school textbook products and services […]

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  • Thursday, November 03, 2016

    EnglishCentral Improves Test Scores at Japanese University

    EnglishCentral is used by many students seeking to improve their scores on standardized English language tests such as the TOEIC, TOEFL, OPIc, IELTS and many more. Recently EnglishCentral undertook a study with university age students in Japan to determine just how effective EnglishCentral is in improving test scores using EnglishCentral over a 10 week period. The results […]

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  • Monday, September 19, 2016

    The Minister of Communications of Japan Tries Out EnglishCentral at an Elementary School in Tokyo

    TOKYO, JAPAN– September 23, 2016 – EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, participated with the Japan’s Minister of Internal Affairs & Communications, Sanae Takaichi, as she inspected an English class at a Tokyo Elementary School as part of the Ministry’s  plan to promote the use of information technology in the classroom called “Creating […]

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  • Friday, June 24, 2016

    EnglishCentral Wins Golden App Award

    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 ARLINGTON, MA–(July24th , 2016) –  EnglishCentral, the leading provider of online English conversation solutions, today announced that it has launched its web version in the Russian market. The EnglishCentral mobile app has been […]

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  • Sunday, May 01, 2016

    Chiba University Case Study

    As part of the Global Studies initiative in 2016, over 14,000 students at Chiba University, in over 10 departments, were given access to EnglishCentral.    EnglishCentral surveyed the students who used the system and the responses were extremely positive: 71% of Students said they enjoyed studying on EnglishCentral. 92% of Students said they would continue […]

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  • Saturday, January 16, 2016

    The Top 5 Strategies To Increase Student Engagement Online

    This article by our CEO and Founder,  Alan Schwartz originally appeared on Xconomy. Read the original here. Good teachers often say that “95 percent of good teaching is just getting students motivated.” Online learning presents a new opportunity to both measure engagement and create learning methods that increase it. Facebook sets the high bar for […]

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