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Baseball — by Djodie Leo

  Every month at EC Miami, our students taking academic English courses attend a lecture given by a speaker at the school.  Often, there are speakers that come from outside the school to share their expertise on a variety of cultural subjects.  This month, the lecture’s topic was Baseball in the United States.  The students write an … Continued

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Baseball — by Melissa Stam

  Every month at EC Miami, our students taking academic English courses attend a lecture given by a speaker at the school.  Often, there are speakers that come from outside the school to share their expertise on a variety of cultural subjects.  This month, the lecture’s topic was Baseball in the United States.  The students write … Continued

It is rarely a full house at Miami Marlins games.

Baseball Lecture Next Week!

As you may know, we hold lectures every month for students that are in our academic English program (they are open to other students as well, as long as space is permitting).  Next Thursday, on May 16, I will be giving a lecture about the history and rules of baseball!  There will be a morning (10:30) … Continued

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“Put me in Coach … I’m Ready to Play!”

          … sang John Fogerty many years ago.  (“Centerfield”)   Jackie Robinson was the first African-American man to play in the Major Leagues.  Due to his legendary status, all teams in Major League Baseball retired his playing number, 42, as a way to honor him.  Every year, the MLB celebrates his … Continued