Students were given the opportunity to learn about different cultures through their music

Learn English and Miami Culture at Afro Roots World Music Festival

  Upon arriving in Miami, Florida, the students and staff simply assume that Miami is just a city with amazing beaches. Though the students intend to learn English by the beach, they never expect the many fascinating ways that they become truly immersed in the Miami culture. For example, recent … Read more

English Courses and Art Basel? YES!

Studying English in Miami can definitely have its perks. One of the most artsy events of the year takes place in the heart of South Beach! Here, people from all over the world come together and celebrate in the name of art, culture, and all that is sculpture. Just this week alone, our English center … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “Have a Sweet Tooth”

  When talking to my students here at our English Center in Miami, one of the first things that I tend to learn about them is that they all have a sweet tooth in one way or another.  It’s not like that have to say it to me specifically, because I see them every day eating candy, drinking … Read more

Idiom of the Week – “pig out”

November in the USA is a month of feasting and giving thanks.   That’s what the holiday of  Thanksgiving is all about, and we’re no different at our English Center in Miami.  Spending time with loved ones, eating, drinking, and visiting with those that you care about.  Food is a big part … Read more

July 4th is Independence Day! EC Miami is Closed!

The sound of fireworks is in the air, and the scent of BBQ as well.  It’s Independence Day in the USA, and as a result, EC Miami is closed.  That’s right, no English courses for our students today! Founded in 1776, the United States is celebrating 238 years of being a nation, after winni … Read more

Idiom of the Week — “Take a break”

After a long week of academic English, students can certainly be tired.  Exhausted, even.  It’s the perfect opportunity for them to take a break!  Students take short breaks during the day between classes, as well.  But, considering this is a long weekend, they may be taking a break by leaving … Read more