Student Writing (And Winning!) — Martin Luther King, Jr. by Myriam!

  Two weeks ago, Elisa gave a lecture about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to students taking English classes in Miami here at EC  in advance of the holiday celebrating him.  As always, the students that attend write an essay on the topic, and then a winner is chosen from the entries. This month, we have a … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “Take a turn for the worse”

  Look at this married couple with Death looking over their shoulder.  Do they look healthy to you?  Perhaps a little under the weather?  More than that, judging by the looks on their faces, they have clearly taken a turn for the worse.  They look much more than sick —  they’ve taken such a turn … Read more

Student Testimonial — Gigi Torsiello

  You may recall one of our Student Ambassadors, Gigi.  He’s been taking English classes in Miami since October, and is a fixture at Heat games.  Gigi would like to share his experience: Beautiful weather, beaches, crazy nightlife and the best basketball team with the best player in the world… what do you want more? … Read more

Academic Lecture — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

  As all of our students taking English classes in Miami know, next Monday (January 20) EC Miami will be closed in observance of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.  Dr. King is well-known in the United States for being at the head of the civil rights movement in the 1960’s, and his “I Have … Read more

Idiom of the Week: “Cold Spell”

Brrrrrrrrrrrr.  That’s what a lot of people in South Florida are saying right now.  When people think of Florida, they rarely imagine it being in a cold spell.  In fact, this cold snap has surprised many of our newer students (and some of our teachers)!! Even Celine, one of our Advanced students from Switzerland taking … Read more