Holiday Travel? Plan Ahead!

Happy Holidays!! Here at the EC Miami English School, many students (and teachers alike), are planning to travel during the holiday break.  Our school will not have classes the week of December 23, and many people may be curious how they will be able to travel if they are on an F1 visa.  Remember: E … Read more

Academic Lecture — “Thanksgiving” — by Evgeniy Evseev

Every month students are given an opportunity to attend a college-style lecture given either by one of our teachers, or by an invited member of the community.  Over the time since the EC Miami English School has been open, we have had many students learn about varied subjects.  One constant, however … Read more

Academic Lecture — “Thanksgiving” — by Minji Kang

  Every month students are given an opportunity to attend a college-style lecture given either by one of our teachers, or by an invited member of the community.  Over the time since the EC Miami English School has been open, we have had many students learn about varied subjects.  One constant, … Read more

Next Academic Lecture: THANKSGIVING!

It’s that time of year! The time that Americans get together with family and friends and eat. And eat. And Eat. AND EAT!! It’s Thanksgiving!!! Of course, there is more to Thanksgiving than just food — but for some of us the food is what makes it one of the favorite holidays in the … Read more

Teacher of the Month — Eric Brown

Students come to EC Miami for many reasons.  Some are here to study for their Cambridge ESOL exams.  Others opt more less intensive courses —  and everyone takes advantage of the scenery and nightlife options available in Miami and Miami Beach.   November’s Teacher of the Month, Eri … Read more

Idiom of the Week — “back to the same old grind”

Today in the United States, it is Veteran’s Day. On this day, most businesses are closed, as well as the federal government. Veteran’s Day is a day that is used to commemorate the sacrifices that the men and women of our armed services are honored for the sacrifices they gave to this cou … Read more

Idiom of the Week — “get into the spirit”

Last week, all of our students (from beginning to those prepping for their TOEFL and Cambridge ESOL Exams) and staff members participated in one of the US’ favorite traditions: HALLOWEEN! Everyone got into the spirit of this “holiday” by dressing up in costume. Other ways we got in … Read more

Halloween is Coming …. Are You Ready?!?!

It’s not often you’re going to see President Barack Obama standing next to some flower child hippie from the 60’s. But, last year at the end of October, that’s exactly what happened for all the students in Miami that were studying English. Or, more to the point, two suspiciou … Read more

Labor Day

This week, many students have asked why school is closed next Monday (Sept. 2).  The answer: Labor Day!   In the US, Labor Day falls on the first Monday of September, so the date varies from year to year.  In the late 1882, the federal government established Labor Day is a way to celebrate &#82 … Read more