Student Writing — “Relaxation” by Ibrahim Al-Arifi

Ibrahim is from Saudi Arabia, and is a long-term student taking English courses here at EC Miami.  He wrote this essay after attending Michelle’s lecture on relaxation! Relaxation has many ways to define it. Some say it’s to be free from tension and anxiety and stress and some say it&#82 … Read more

Idiom of the Week — “Hit the Sack”

  Uh oh.  It looks like these students are taking a nap in class!  Certainly they didn’t come all this way to study English in the USA only to fall asleep in class!  Perhaps they threw a party last night and are trying to catch up on their sleep?  No matter the reason, they clearly need t … Read more

Academic Lecture – Relaxation Techniques

  Here at EC Miami, we try to provide many opportunities for our students to practice outside of their English courses.  Many activities are organized (such as this weekend’s BBQ), and we also invite outside guests to come to the school and give a lecture on a topic of interest.  Often, t … Read more

Student Testimonial – Sabrina Felix

You may remember Sabrina, one of our student ambassadors.  She finished her English courses here at EC Miami, and is getting ready to go back to Switzerland: Hey there my name is Sabrina, I’m 23 years old and from Switzerland. I was at EC Miami for 10 weeks. The reason why I chose Miami for my … Read more

Student Writing — SCUBA by Laura Soto

A couple weeks ago, Eric gave a lecture about SCUBA.  Academic lectures are something that happen every month here at EC Miami, for all of our students taking English courses.  At the conclusion of each lecture, we ask the students to write a summary about it, and then two students from varying leve … Read more

Student Writing — SCUBA lecture by Pinar Aydin!

A couple weeks ago, Eric gave a lecture about SCUBA.  Academic lectures are something that happen every month here at EC Miami, for all of our students taking English courses.  At the conclusion of each lecture, we ask the students to write a summary about it, and then two students from varying leve … Read more