EC Miami

Learn English in South Beach, United States

The Area & School

Miami is known as 'The Magic City' where sands are white and soft, days are sunny and bright. As a coastal city, Miami has plenty of treasures waiting to be discovered. The Art Deco District consists of an array of stylish architectures, reflecting the unique city culture. At night, the city of Miami transforms into a center of entertainment. Under the pretty neon lights, the South Beach has never been more active and joyful. If you enjoy sea, you are at the right place. The school is only a 15-min walk away from the South Beach. After class, lay on the soft, sunny beach and soak up some Vitamin D, trust me, this is paradise.

English Courses

EC Miami Standard 20 English

Standard 20 English consists of a total of 15 hours or 20 lessons of English lessons per week. The first 12 lessons provide trainings on your Integrated English skills-Speaking, Listening, Reading, Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary and Pronunciation. The second 12 lessons focus on Targeted English skills to develop one of your "four skills" (Speaking, Listening, Reading and Writing) in order to improve your general English proficiency.

  • Minimum age 16. Minimum stay 1 week.

Starts at $360 for one week

EC Miami Semi-Intensive 24 English

With Standard 20 English, Semi-Intensive 24 English adds an extra of 4 lessons with Special Focus each week. This gives you trainings on your fundamental English skills and additional progress in your personal areas of interest. Some options include Media Studies, Film Studies, Grammar in Real Contexts, Write Now, the Language of Music and more.

  • Minimum age 16. Minimum stay 1 week.

Starts at $395 for one week

EC Miami Intensive 30 English

Intensive English adds 10 more lessons to the Standard 20 English course. In addition to the 20 hours of general English training, this program enhances your English skills and cultural knowledge with a special focus on areas such as Media Studies, Film Studies, Grammar in Real Contexts, Write Now, and the Language of Music.

  • Minimum age 16. Minimum stay 1 week.

Starts at $455 for one week

EC Miami Culture Intensive 30

Culture Intensive 30 English is open for students who have a strong interest in exploring the history, story and culture of the city, while enhancing English language skills in practice. Each week, students will have the opportunity to spend some of the lessons outside of classroom, visit various places, and fully engage with the local community. Some classroom study will also support themes ranging from "Talk like a Local-Neighborhood Visits" to "The Language of Sports-Stadium Visits". Minimum 16 years. Minimum stay 1 week.

Starts at $455 for one week

EC Miami Exam Preparation Intensive 30

The Exam Preparation Intensive 30 program is designed for students who are confident in their current English language skills and desire to only focus on learning exam-taking skills. This course helps students acquire techniques necessary for getting higher scores on Cambridge English tests. Only Cambridge tests available at this location. Minimum age 16. Minimum stay 1 week.

Starts at $455 for one week

EC Miami Business Intensive 30

The Business Intensive 30 course combines 20 lessons of General English with 10 lessons of Business English trainings. In this class, you will be able to gain linguistic skills in the context of building an international career. Some areas of expertise taught in this class include negotiating contracts, management and HR, branding and promotional strategies, project management, company budgets, business ethics and CSR. Minimum age 16. Minimum stay 1 week.

Starts at $455 for one week

EC Miami One-to-One English (10 lessons/week)

The school offers one-to-one private English course to train you based on your specific needs. You will learn and practice english face-to-face with a highly professional teacher. This will give you flexibility and availability for learning English through conversations. 10 lessons per week. $75 per lesson.

Starts at $750 for one week


Host Family in Miami

EC Miami offers a opportunity for you to live with a local American family. In addition to practicing daily English skills outside of school, staying with a host family provides you with safety, peacefulness and a rich cultural experience. With a host family, you will enjoy daily cooked meals, entertainments, and other fun family activities.

  • Students under 18 must book homestay and provide a parental consent form.

Starts at $435 / week

Apartment Style Housing in Miami

The South Beach Studio Apartment is located in a highly convenient area, where supermarkets, restaurants, coffee shops, and bus stops are easy to access. The studio apartment is a compact space including cooking facilities and bed in one place. The apartment is fully furnished with a TV, towels, a fridge, cooking wares, Internet, and on-site laundry.

Starts at $590 / week

Additional Details

2016 US national holidays:

  • New Years Day-Jan 1st
  • Martin Luther King Day-Jan 18th
  • Memorial Day-May 30th
  • Independence Day-Jul 4th
  • Labor Day-Sep 5th
  • Veterans Day-Nov 11th
  • Thanksgiving-Nov 24th
  • Christmas Day-Dec 25th
  • By Plane: Miami International Airport (MIA) and Orlando International Airport (MCO) are nearby the city. Airport pickup to either location is available.

  • By Public Transport: Students usually walk or take public buses (South Beach Local or Miami Metrobus) to get around the city.

  • By Bike: A great way to explore the city! Bike rentals are available through DecoDrive.

More information at

Max Group Class Size: 13.0 students per class
Max Capacity: 207 students
Adjusted Price of INT 20: $24 per class hour

Sample Activities: (Some may include extra charges)

  • Karaoke
  • Art Walk
  • Outdoor Movie
  • Sports on the Beach
  • Yoga
  • Volleyball
  • A City Boat Trip
  • NBA or Major League Baseball game.

EC (English Centres) is a highly professional language institute accredited by ACCET and English US. As one of the nine locations in the U.S., EC Miami offers a variety of English courses that fully contribute to students' English learning thus help students succeed in every way. EC employs a Communicative Approach to all its courses in which students are given maximized opportunities to develop their language skills. Prior to start of each program, each student is invited to take a placement test so that school can best suit him or her with a program. The school also has abundant resources fully open to its students. EC Miami is equipped with thirteen student computers, a library, a student lounge, a quiet self-study room, and free WiFi. A plenty of free language workshops are also offered at this location.