Student-help

Welcome to the help page for STUDENTS using ER-Central

How do I register as a student in ER-Central?

What can students do in ER-Central?

What can I find in the Reading Room?

How do I know my Reading level?

How do I know my Listening level?

Where is the Reading Library?

How can I choose the right text to read for my level?

How can I find a specific text in the library?

How can I check my reading comprehension?

What are Reading and Listening Bookmarks?

How can I bookmark a text?

Where can I find my bookmarked texts?

How can I remove a text from my bookmarked list?

What is speed reading?

How can I do speed reading?

What can I find in the Listening Room?

Where is the Listening Room?

What can I find in the Vocabulary Room?

What is Learn My Words?

What Games are available in ER-Central?

How do I play Find the Pairs?

How do I play Shoot em up?

How do I play Find the Word?

How do I play Beat the Clock?

How do I know my progress?

 

How do I register as a student in ER-Central?

  1. In the home page, click on Register as Student.

2. Fill out the Student registration form.

3.Agree to the Terms and Conditions. Click Sign up.

4.Once signed in, the home page should look like this:



What can students do in ER-Central?

You can:

  • Determine your Reading and Listening level
  • Read texts and take quizzes
  • Listen to audio clips and take quizzes
  • Learn new vocabulary
  • Play games
  • Join classes created by your teacher
  • Submit your progress data to your teacher

 


What can I find in the Reading Room?

 

  • Reading Library
  • Reading Bookmarks
  • Speed Reading
  • Text Helper

 


How do I know my Reading level?

  1. Log in.

2. In the student home page, click on What’s My Level?

3. Choose Reading test from the dropdown menu

4.A Reading Scale will appear.

 

5.Hover the cursor over the numbers in the scale.

It will give you different texts to read.

You know you are in the correct level when there are no more than 1-2 unknown words in the text. Click Choose this level

 

 

 


How do I know my Listening level?

1.Log in.

2.In the student home page, click What’s My Level?

 

3.Choose Listening from the dropdown menu

 

4.A Listening Scale will appear.

 

5.Click the speaker icon to hear a text. If you can understand it easily, go to the next level up. If it’s hard, go to the next level down. Choose the highest level that you can listen to easily. Then select Choose this level.


Where are the Reading and Listening Libraries?

1.In the home page, select Reading Library

 

2. Or click on Reading Room, then choose Reading Library from the dropdown menu

 



How can I choose the right text to read for my level?

1.Go to the Reading Library. On the left panel, you may search for texts by level. Simply select your reading level from the dropdown menu.

 

2.Texts for your level will be displayed on the right.



How can I find a specific text in the library?

  1. Go to the Reading Library.

On the left panel, type in the title of the text in the search box.

2.Click Search.



How can I check my reading comprehension?

  1. After reading a text, click the Finished button.

2. Click on Take a Quiz.

3.It will open the quiz window. You have 3 minutes to answer the questions. You can only take this test ONE time.

 

4.Click Submit to get your score.

Getting less than 100% means your reading comprehension still needs improvement.

 



What are Reading and Listening Bookmarks?

Bookmarks let you mark some texts so you can easily find them later.

 

When you select a text to read, it opens a small window where you can


click the Bookmark it! button.

 



Where can I find my bookmarked texts?

1.To get your bookmarked texts, hover your cursor over Reading Room.

2.Select Reading Bookmarks from the dropdown menu.

 

3.It will open a list of your previously bookmarked texts.



How can I remove a text from my bookmarked list?

  1. To delete a text from your list of bookmarked list, go to Reading (or Listening) Bookmarks,
  2. Click on the trash bin icon next to the text you want to remove.



What is speed reading?

Speed Reading helps you monitor how many words you can read per minute.

This is helpful if your goal is to become a faster reader.


How can I do speed reading?

  1. You need to bookmark a text first before you can practice speed reading it.

 

2.Hover your cursor over Reading Room and select Speed Reading. It will open your bookmarked texts.

 

3.Choose the text you want to use. Click Read Text.

 

4.Select Speedy Reader.

5.Start reading. Once finished, click I finished.

6.It will show your reading speed and number of words read.



What can I find in the Listening Room?

In the Listening Room, you can find the Listening Library and the Listening Bookmarks


Where is the Listening Room?

  1. Hover the cursor on Listening Room.
  2. Choose Listening Library from the dropdown menu.

 



What can I find in the Vocabulary Room?

In the Vocabulary Room you can find Learn My Words, Games and Add Words

 


What is Learn My Words?

Learn My Words is a self-check test where you can familiarize yourself with new words.

How do I use Learn My Words?

  1. Select a wordlist to learn.

2.Click Start

 

3.If you know the word well, click ‘I know it’.

If you don’t know the word well, click ‘I think I know it’.

If you don’t know the word well, click ‘I think I know it’.

Some words will appear again often.

Try to get all the words in Box 6.

4. Play some games to test your learning.


What Games are available in ER-Central?

We have four fun games: Find the Pairs, Shoot em up, Find the Word and Beat the Clock


How do I play Find the Pairs?

 

  1. You have to find a word and its translation
  2. Click the tiles until you find a pair.
  3. Keep going until you found them all.
  4. Race the clock!
  5. When you have found all the words, click “Next Set”, or choose another game with “Back to Game list”

How do I play Shoot em up?

  1. Check the given word at the bottom of the screen.
  2. Shoot the falling bubble that contains the correct meaning or translation before it hits the ground

How do I play Find the Word?

  1. Pick the right word for the given definition.
  2. You may click I don’t know if you’re unfamiliar with the word

How do I play Beat the Clock?

1.Type the correct word in the blank

How can I add words to my Word List?

  1. Hover the cursor on Vocabulary Room. Select Add Words.

**Need help describing how “Add Words” works

 



How do I know my progress?

  1. Log in to your account.
  2. At the top menu, select My Progress.

3.Click on All My Data to show more information

How can I send my progress data to my teacher?

  1. Click on My Progress.
  2. At the bottom left part of the page, it will give you an option to send your data to your teacher.
  3. Type in your teacher’s Email ID and the dates you want to be included in the report.

My teacher gave me a class code. What do I do with it?

Your teacher will provide you with a class code if you have an existing ER-Central account. Otherwise, you will be given a User ID and password to log in.

  1. Log in to your account. Click on your username.

2. You will be asked to type in your class code. Click Join Class.

 

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