It’s America’s birthday! July 4th is one of the biggest holidays in the USA, and we want you to prepare you for a great weekend. Find out what you can expect and what traditions you can participate in. What should you take if you are invited to a barbecue? Can you set off some fireworks in your yard? We have highlighted six activities that will have you enjoying US culture on this important day!
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!
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!
Many students ask about the difference between the IELTS and TOEFL exams. Figure out which test is the best for you with this handy breakdown of both exams.
Get to know Goro and find out about his journey from Japan to Denver. This BridgeEnglish student shares why he loves Colorado and why learning English has been so important to him.
A recent article in the Denver Business Journal reveals, in numbers, how tourists’ love of Denver is growing! Many types of visitors come to the Mile-High City, from people coming to see friends and family, leisure and business travelers, and of course, our own international Bridge students! In 2013, 14 million people visited Denver and they collectively […]
When most people think about the most international cities in the United States, they generally think about Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and New York City. However, nowadays Denver, Colorado is changing into a true international city for four main reasons!
The mania surrounding the start of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ is here. Any year that the World Cup is played, you can feel the electricity and see the excitement of fans that anticipate their country raising the Cup by the tournament’s end in July. In Denver, the hype for soccer and the World […]