The history of Campus

In 2013 Macmillan English Campus celebrated its 10th birthday: see how far we’ve come since 2003…

Campus-v.1.0

Version 1 of the English Campus

April 2003: Macmillan English Campus is born

Macmillan English Campus launches its version 1.0, developed and customized for Cultura Inglesa São Paulo in Brazil.

September 2005: More than one dialect

Macmillan English Campus version 2.0 launches all over the world. The English Campus is made available in both British and American English.

 

test-compiler-launch

Test Compiler launches in 2008

November 2007: Version 3.0

Version 3.0 of the Macmillan English Campus is launched.

July 2008: Testing made easy

Macmillan English Campus launches the Test Compiler, a tool that allows teachers to build and assign tests for their students drawing on an easy-to-search database of exercises.

 

first-video-activities

Video activities are launched in 2009

March 2009: Videos

We publish our first video activities,enhancing the learning experience by contextualizing listening skills practice, providing visual stimulation and the chance to see body language.

September 2009: Voice Record and Playback

The Voice Record & Playback functionality is added to all listening and pronunciation activities, allowing learners to record and compare themselves to the originals.

 

new-exercise-player-2010

2010: new exercise player

January 2010: New exercise player

The design of all our activities is updated and new interaction types are introduced, including multi-task activities and context-specific feedback.

August 2010: Placement Test

We add a ready-to-use Placement Test to our Test Compiler.

 

Version3-redesign-2010

A fresh, modular new design is launched in 2010

October 2010: Fresh look

The English Campus is redesigned with a flexible modular structure, allowing users to customize their homepage depending on their own needs.

August 2011: 1,000 activities for tests

The library of the Test Compiler passes the milestone of 1,000 activities.

November 2011: Grammar videos

Fifty of the very popular Grammar Reference Units are enhanced with videos.

 

Culture World

Culture World, a brand-new module launched in 2012

March 2012: Culture World

A new module available within the English Campus, Culture World includes over 800 videos in a variety of accents, as well as a brand-new interaction type: roleplay.

August 2012: 5,000 resources

The content library of the English Campus reaches the milestone of over 5,000 resources.

April 2013: The Daily Bite

The English Campus introduces a brand-new module, updating daily with key vocabulary and grammar points.

MEC4 Student home (tools open)

Version 4.0 launches a new redesign of the English Campus

 

November 2013: Speaking activities

The first series of speaking activities are published on the platform, with teacher marked activities for the IELTS exam.

December 2013: Version 4.0

The platform is redesigned to improve the usability and learning experience for students, providing simpler navigation and a streamlined content search functionality.