BridgeEnglish teacher Colleen Luckett shares her tips on how students can use technology to supplement their English classes in a three-post series. In this first post in the series, Colleen gives students ideas on how they can use Netflix to learn English and continue practicing outside of the classroom.
As the leaves on trees start to change and the air becomes crisper this time of year, Bridge students at our downtown Denver center have a whole new list of cool-weather activities to experience. Check out the different ways to enjoy the fall and winter seasons in Denver when English class is over.
As a student in the US, you will have a chance to travel before or after your English course. The US has many world-famous attractions just a short flight from our language centers. To make the most out of your time and budget we have put together the best sites for travel discounts and deals! Here are 5 sites every student should know to save on travel in the United States.
There are many ways to get to know the Mile-High City as an English language student. You could ride the bus around town, visit the museums and other attractions or just look out the window of your classroom. However, you would be missing out! There are many other fun and unique ways to explore Denver. […]
This summer in Colorado has been extreme to say the least. Not only are we having record temperatures but the heat coupled with the intensely dry conditions have led to the most destructive forest fire in the history of Colorado. Let’s face it. We have had better summers. It has been too hot to do anything outside unless you are near a body of water.
But don’t fret, fires and one hundred degree temperatures aside, there are still many ways for BridgeEnglish students (and teachers!) to stay cool in Denver. Although Colorado lacks an ocean (the one thing that would make it the perfect state), it does have a multitude of lakes and rivers where the hot and tired can go for a refreshing dip. We all hope the heat won’t last until the end of the summer, but while we wait it out, here are some options.
Known for its majestic Rocky Mountains, Colorado offers many exciting and fun summer activities for young people looking to take advantage of this beautiful state. Youth programs that come to Bridge Denver don’t have to worry about having nothing to do when class is out. Denver and the surrounding areas have so many fun things to do that it is hard to choose which ones to take advantage of during the students’ stay in our beautiful state. The following is a list of the top five activities that Bridge’s younger students can enjoy during their free time outside of English class.
I’ll admit it…I’m addicted to podcasts. For me, they are a great way to fit in some learning-time into my busy schedule. I travel in the subway around an hour every day and I don’t know how I would get through those minutes squished next to some complete stranger if it wasn’t for my trusty […]
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 […]
Studying English abroad is one of the most important decisions you will make in your lifetime, and choosing to study in Denver, Colorado is likely to be the best decision you ever make! Denver, located at the foot of the breathtaking Rocky Mountains, is an amazing American city full of all the cultural opportunities available […]
A cosmopolitan city with a small-town feel, Denver has an array of world-class museums and attractions to keep you occupied between ESL classes. But local excursions are more than just fun things to do; they’re a fabulous way to practice you’re English skills in a real-world setting. Here are our top-five favorite places in Denver to get you started, […]