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

Staff Member of the Month — Mark Little!

The Staff Member of the Month is Mark Little, one of our Full-Time Instructors here at EC Miami.  Students looking at US language schools may see him around! Hometown: Washington, D.C. Mark’s Miami Recommendation: Get off of South Beach and experience the rest of Miami and South Florida!  Catc … Read more

Join The EC Miami World Cup Group!

It’s Easy!  It’s Fun!  IT’S FREE!!! The World Cup is starting tomorrow in Brazil, and the students and staff here at EC Miami are super excited.  WE ARE SUPER EXCITED!  In order to help everyone get into the spirit, we have created a group on Yahoo! It’s easy to join.  All yo … Read more

Baseball Lecture Next Week!

As you may know, we hold lectures every month for students that are in our academic English program (they are open to other students as well, as long as space is permitting).  Next Thursday, on May 16, I will be giving a lecture about the history and rules of baseball!  There will be a morning (10:3 … 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

Playing Word Games With Former Students

  Over the past week, I rediscovered a particular word game on my smartphone.  I thought it would be a good idea for my students to be able to practice, and mentioned it to them in class last week.   Two of my students (who are now former students) found me on there, and we’ve had a frien … 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

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 … Read more