Students from two universities in Colombia came to the U.S. to study at Bridge as part of a government scholarship they received for high achievement. The student group studied at Bridge in Denver for a three-week General English program, and also took part in cultural excursions designed to increase their proficiency. Upon completion, most saw their levels improve dramatically!
Sports are an important part of life in the Mile High City, from everyday life to professional sports. From the famous Denver Broncos to our very own soccer team, the Colorado Rapids, the Denver sports scene has something for everyone. The city boasts five pro-sports teams and some of the most loyal sports fans in the nation. Learn more about local sports, important vocabulary and how to support the local teams.
When you think about Colorado, you probably think of skiing, mountains, and snow. You might imagine tiny rural towns, tucked away in the wilderness, far from any urban life or excitement. And while all of this does exist in certain areas, Colorado is a large, diverse state with lots to offer. Read about five popular myths about Colorado, debunked.
Learning English goes on beyond the classroom. At BridgeEnglish, students take advantage of student activities put on by staff to improve their English and socialize. There is always plenty to do, here is a short list of our favorites!
If you signed up to take the IELTS, you want to get the best score possible, right? A little planning and organization will go a long way towards making your test experience stress-free and successful. Read on for a step-by-step guide to plan the months, weeks, and days leading up to your test date. 2-4 […]
I am a native English speaker, but when I first moved to Colorado it wasn’t easy to understand the locals. Ski culture has a vocabulary all its own! Here are a few of my favorite terms that I learned while skiing in the Colorado Rockies. If you can learn a few, it will go a […]
In American Business English, it is common to hear sports references in the office to describe processes that do not have anything to do with sports. Sayings like “Jump the Gun” simply do not make sense in the office. Here are 7 English expressions (derived from sports) that you will hear in the business world!
Consider a Bridge home-stay because they make everything better! The right host family can help your listening skills, teach you about American culture, show you around Denver, share their experiences and interests with you, and help make your experience unforgettable.
There are a lot of “what ifs” that can keep you from fully immersing yourself into your adventure. Living with an American Host Family may be the perfect solution to taking full advantage of Colorado’s culture!