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

“A Christmas Story”

It’s the Holiday season at EC Miami English School!  Today was the last day of class until after Christmas, and I wanted to share one of my favorite holiday traditions with my students today:  We watched my favorite holiday movie, A Christmas Story.  No, it’s not another reworking of the … Read more

Academic Lecture — New Year’s Resolutions

Every month at the EC Miami English School, we give an Academic-style lecture to our students, giving them more opportunities to use English in a realistic setting.  This week, Audrey, one of our newest teachers, gave two lectures (to different level groups) about making New Year’s Resolutions … Read more