A Business English Student’s Experience at Bridge

On a Tuesday evening after class, I met with Matias Salinas from Ricketts Birkhizer, an international company that produces household and personal care products. About a year ago, Matias transitioned from the Marketing department in his native Argentina to his company’s Sales department in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Like many of our students, Matias is a […]

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How Accreditation Works: An Interview with BridgeEnglish Director Richard Brown

Looking for the right school to study at can be an important and stressful decision. (If you haven’t already, check out Josh’s post on choosing a school). One important thing that students should be looking out for is “Accreditation.” But, what is this and why is it so important? We sat down with BridgeEnglish director […]

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Accreditation: What You Should Know Before Choosing an ESL School

Imagine taking English courses at a school with no books, overcrowded classrooms, unexpected expenses, and unqualified teachers that do not follow an established curriculum. Sound far-fetched? Unfortunately, it’s not and such schools can be difficult to identify, especially when exploring options online. If you would like to avoid this situation, it is a good idea […]

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3 iPhone Apps to Improve Your English Vocabulary

Whether you are preparing for the TOEIC, IELTS or some other English-language proficiency test or just looking to improve your English vocabulary, chances are you need some help. If you have an iPhone, iPad or iTouch, you have access to hundreds of awesome (and some not-so-awesome) applications that guarantee to enlarge your word list! But […]

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Does the IELTS Prep Course Really Work?: A student’s perspective

For many students, taking standardized exams such as the IELTS is an intimidating process; there is a limited amount of time and it is difficult to know where to spend it. However, enrolling in a quality preparation course focused on testing-taking strategies can give students the confidence necessary to obtain the highest score possible. But, […]

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