Pronunciation Clinic — Every Tuesday at 11AM and 2:15PM!

Every Tuesday there is a free pronunciation clinic available to all students at EC Miami!  The students pictured above (three of the students in this picture are taking Cambridge ESOL courses with us) spent 45 minutes with me this afternoon practicing one of the most difficult sounds for foreign speakers learning American English —  the … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “break up”

Uh oh.  It looks like there is trouble in paradise.  Remember last week when Gigi asked Myriam out?  Well, something must have happened, because now they are breaking up.  Did one of them find another person?  Was there a big fight?  We might never know the real reason why they broke up.  Such an eventful … Read more

Student Testmonial — Pirmin!

  Pirmin is currently one of our Student Ambassadors, and is taking General English courses with us at EC Miami.  Perhaps, in the future, he will be ready for Cambridge ESOL courses! I chose this destination because when I decided to come to America it was important for me that the weather is warm. I … Read more

Student Testimonial — Stanislas!

I had chosen this school because I had a holiday, and I wanted not only to study but also take a rest for me. So I choose here. I thought Miami would be a great place for me to relax. I have learned English pronunciation, some grammatical rules and speaking skills. Especially I like to … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “ask out”

It’s February and love is in the air!  We can see our Student Ambassador, Gigi, is definitely in the spirit.  A red rose in one hand, and the hand of a beautiful woman in the other, we can see that he is asking Myriam out on a date.  Perhaps dinner?  Perhaps a movie?  Maybe a … Read more

Selina Comes Back to Visit!!

  As a teacher, it’s always nice when former students come back to say hello.  Websites like Facebook and Twitter also make it very easy to stay in touch with students once they go back to their home country.  Today, one of my former students, Selina, came to visit during her vacation in Miami.  Selina … Read more

Sandro Completes the Miami Marathon!

  Sandro Huegli, one of our Intermediate students, arrived from Switzerland in January.  Last Sunday, he surprised students and teachers by completing the Miami Marathon!  Sandro writes: My name is Sandro, I’m from Switzerland and I’m staying with my brother Manuel in Miami for 7 weeks. We want to improve the English language, discover Florida, … Read more

Student Testimonial — Vanessa Schorr

  Vanessa is one of our former Student Ambassadors.  Some of you may remember her from her skydiving adventure a few months ago.  Vanessa came here to take one of our Cambridge ESOL courses to prepare for her CPE (She passed!).  She recently sent an email talking about her experience here at EC Miami:   … Read more

Student Testimonial — Elizaveta Shmakova

Every week we receive new students from around the world here at EC Miami.  Elizaveta has been studying with us here since September, and is currently taking one of our Cambridge ESOL courses.  In fact, after her first month here, she was one of her Academic Lecture essay contest winners (about NFL Football)!! Hi my … Read more