Leonie and Jamie Foxx on Lincoln Road!

One of my Swiss students from my CAE class, Leonie, told us about meeting Jamie Foxx a few months ago: One day in February I was sitting with other students from our EC school in 100 Montaditos (very cheap and delicious restaurant in Lincoln Road) while someone was screaming, ‘Hi Jamie Foxx&#8 … Read more

Staff Member of the Month — Michelle Brillouet!

If you take Cambridge ESOL or TOEFL in Miami, you might meet up with Michelle! Hometown:  London, UK Michelle’s Miami Recommendation: GET OFF SOUTH BEACH! There are so many fun things to do on the mainland, why not take that leap of faith. If you haven’t already, go to Wynwood for art walk. Ea … Read more

“What is a ‘Gloucesterman’?” — by Kristina Lazutkina

I have been co-teaching the FCE class here at EC Miami since early January.  The writing section of this test tends to give students a particularly hard time, and I have worked this class particularly hard in order to help them practice.  FCE students are also expected to read the book The Perfect S … Read more

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 spe … 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 … Read more

Happy New Year — More than 80 new students!

Was your New Year good?  Did you make your resolutions?  Have you broken them yet? Here at EC Miami, our New Year has been particularly busy.  This is the first full week of English classes in Miami in 2014, and we started it off by having more than 80 new students arrive for orientation and start t … Read more

Bake Sale Tomorrow!

You may remember a recent post regarding raising funds to help with Disaster Relief in the South Pacific. As part of EC Miami’s continuing efforts to help the people affecting by this terrible tragedy, students and staff are encouraged to take part in our Bake Sale tomorrow (Friday, November 2 … Read more