2801, 2018

Student Profile – Nora

Nora came to South Beach Languages in Miami Beach all the way from Budapest, Hungary.  She is currently taking 'English Vacation' classes as a tourist. She came to Miami to improve her English and also [...]

1501, 2018

What’s it about?

‘What’s it about?’ Practice quiz for students to understand the meaning of English Newspaper Headlines. Read the below recent headlines and choose the actual meaning. (Source of Headlines: The Miami Herald newspaper) 1-ENTERTAINMENT HEADLINE: Art Basel’s [...]

2812, 2017

Student Profile – Geraldine Rincon

Besides being an outstanding English student at South Beach Languages (SBL) in Miami Beach, Geraldine is also an actress and dancer. In the past, she has graciously performed scenes from movies and television programs for [...]

512, 2017

Art Basel week in Miami Beach

Art Basel 2017.  Here are some free events in South Beach this week: December 5 Art Public. Features a large-scale sculpture and performance art series titled “Territorial.” Collins Park (in front of The Bass Museum), [...]

3011, 2017

Phrasal Verb Classic

In 2004, Miami English Center, now known as South Beach Languages, produced a Phrasal Verbs video. It still holds up with 75,000+ views on youtube. Holds up, meaning to retain value, is an example of a Phrasal Verb. [...]

2103, 2016

Student Profile – Sergio Simoes Ometto

Sergio Simoes Ometto has been taking classes at South Beach Languages for over a year now. Always the first one to arrive to class, he always seems to have a great story to share and [...]

2103, 2016

This is Miami as seen through ‘Countable and Uncountable Nouns’

English teacher, Brian, took his students to the streets of South Beach to capture images using QUANTIFIERS.  This is Miami as seen through 'Countable and Uncountable Nouns'  

3110, 2015

TOEFL Test Preparation: General Information

The TOEFL, or Test for English as a Foreign Language, is an English proficiency exam that measures your ability to read, write, speak, and understand English at the university level. Most universities and colleges require [...]

3110, 2015

TOEFL: Writing Section

The Writing Task of the TOEFL exam consists of 1 Independent Task and 1 Integrated Task. You’ll have 30 minutes to plan, write, and revise an ‘Independent Task’ where you will be asked to state [...]

3110, 2015

TOEFL: Speaking Section

The speaking portion of the TOEFL exam consists of 2 Independent tasks and 4 Integrated tasks. Speaking clearly and logically and using correct English pronunciation are important. Here you will be speaking directly into a [...]