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Miami-Dade Public Library Tour

On Friday, February 3, Face to Face Learning Center students toured our local branch of the Miami-Dade Public Library System.

Happy Groundhog Day!

Groundhog Day, February 2nd, is a popular tradition in the United States.

POTUS

Face to Face Learning Center visits a local restaurant to watch and discuss the 2017 US Presidential Inauguration.

Miami Book Fair

This weekend the Miami Book Fair comes to Miami Dade College! This is an amazing opportunity to experience a great cultural event and improve your English skills at the same time.

Week dedicated to Administrative Staff

Every profession should be applauded; each provides great benefits to different companies. On this last week of April, we recognize administrative assistants that bring life to their workplaces.

World Art Day

We begin with this famous phrase from Leonardo Da Vinci. Today, being World Art Day, we celebrate in honor of this great genius of the Italian Renaissance.

Manatee Appreciation Day!

Do you know about Manatees? Today we celebrate the life of these beautiful herbivores known for their calm characteristic. They do not have natural enemies, and spend most of their time eating, traveling and sleeping.

A special day for every professional!

Having good professionals is a blessing for any country. This is an appropriate phrase to help celebrate Professional Development Day. Taking into account that each trade is of paramount importance in our society.

Spring has begun!

This weekend the most direct rays of the sun shine on the earth’s equator, meaning it has reached the beautiful vernal equinox. Day and night will last approximately equal length.

Tips for a job interview in English

Today, most large companies require applicants to have knowledge of the English language. However, sometimes applicants have a basic-to-intermediate knowledge, but send in their resume in hopes of being called to a job interview.

A round of applause for all workers!

In every company there are those who function as the engine, giving life to every area of ​​the workplace and of course, achieving objectives and goals because of their efforts.

If there were no leap year, we would be in 2017!

This 2016 we have an extra day, a rather curious fact that only happens every four years, where changes are experienced in calendars.

Differences between: See, Look and Watch

In the English vocabulary, there are verbs that tend to be confusing with their similar meanings, especially for people who do not have English as their native tongue.

Say -Te Quiero- in English !!

No more excuses of not knowing how to say " I Love You" ! Just present this email, complete the placement test, buy books for your level and go! Offer valid until February 28th, 2016. With the Intensive English Program, students learn and effectively improve their English in a short period of time. We take learning seriously. If you do too, join us!

Greetings

Greeting a person can vary depending on the circumstances. The English language allows you to say "Hello " in different ways. Discover the variations of the word depending on the formality, or informality of the conversation.

On the path to the excellence!

With this accreditation we are headed towards excellence, thanks to our quality programs, curriculum, and of course the prestigious team of professionals who convey their knowledge with sound methodologies.

Study Tips to Improve your Learning

Thankfully, there are much more fun and rewarding study techniques that can improve your exam results. Here are some of those study techniques:

The Benefits of a Bilingual Brain

This TED video details the three types of bilingual brains and shows how knowing more than one language keeps your brain healthy, complex and actively engaged. Click the link to watch this interesting video:

Why Intensive English Programs Are Better for Learning

Here's an explanation of exactly why intensive English learning is so effective.

Learning to Think in English

The problem with thinking in your native language and translating is that it results in sentences that are not correct in English, because the grammar and sentence structure is often different in English and your native language.

To / Too / Two

You have to be careful! To confuse these three words is one of the most common mistakes in writing. Pay attention to this explanation about differences among them.

How to Reduce Errors in Writing

6 ways to reduce the number of errors you make writing. And this is not for just students! If your job involves any writing or you are an aspiring author, you too will benefit from the tips below. Let’s have a look…

The Fourth of July, 10 fun facts

The Fourth of July: The day Americans celebrate their country's independence. It's a day you probably know well; but there are probably a lot of fun facts about the nation's birthday that you aren't familiar with.

American English & British English (Vocabulary)

The list of differences between American and British English could fill a book. Each can use different word to describe the same thing. Here are some of the main differences in vocabulary.

Teacher Appreciation´s Day

Today is Teacher Appreciation´s Day. Face to Face Learning Center wants to honor these people with teaching vocation.

EARTH DAY "It’s our turn to lead"

On the first Earth Day in 1970, 20 million Americans demonstrated for clean air, land, and water.

10 Tips to Learn Vocabulary

Learning vocabulary is a very important part of learning a language. The more words you know, the more you will be able to understand what you hear and read.

Happy April Fool´s Day

In 1708 a correspondent wrote to the British Apollo magazine asking, "Whence proceeds the custom of making April Fools?" The question is one that many people are still asking today. Look how we celebrate this day in our school.

How to improve your pronunciation

The pronunciation of some English words can be particularly difficult for people that have Spanish as a first language. It is for this reason that it’s important to pay special attention to the pronunciation of these words.

Interesting: English words that were born in 2014

Language is developing more and more. It is changing and adapting of human communication necessities.

Huh: Is it common in all the world?

The only word that everyone around the world understands.

Things that you did NOT know about ENGLISH. You are going to be surprised.

It is not a secret, English is the most international language and also it is spoken in all continents.

You can also speak English!

You always ask yourself: “How is my friend able to speak easily other language and you cannot?” We are going to give you some tips to help you to overcome the language´s barrier.

The age is not a barrier to learn new languages!

The best age to learn other language is ANY AGE. It is NEVER TO LATE to be interest in new languages.