An ESL Instructor from Colombia

Learn English with EC Miami’s Teacher of the Month

  Congratulations to Gammal Zambrano as he was awarded Teacher of the Month! He is an English as a Second Language (ESL) Instructor and he is from Bogota, Colombia. He recommends any visitors and students to go to Flanigan’s in North Miami Beach because it is a nice place to watch sports … Read more

Idiom of the Week — “Hit the Sack”

  Uh oh.  It looks like these students are taking a nap in class!  Certainly they didn’t come all this way to study English in the USA only to fall asleep in class!  Perhaps they threw a party last night and are trying to catch up on their sleep?  No matter the reason, they clearly need t … Read more

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

Academic Lecture – Eric Talks SCUBA!

  Another month, another Academic Lecture for our students taking an English course in the US.  Today, Eric (who has come back to South Florida after spending a few months working in Alaska!) spoke about one of his personal passions:  SCUBA diving. SCUBA (short for Self-Contained Underwater Bre … 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