There is always something fun to do in Denver, and at BridgeEnglish we help our students take advantage of everything the city has to offer. Here’s a sampling of activities students can sign up for this summer at Bridge to practice their English outside of class, make new friends, and get to know the beautiful […]
Carlos Aguirre Rodriquez, a BridgeEnglish Denver student from Chile, recently visited the Denver Museum of Nature & Science. From the Space Odyssey Exhibit to the Wildlife Exhibit, Carlos covers his first experience at the Denver Museum in this blog post. Read about what he thinks about the museum and the different types of exhibits the Denver Museum of Nature and Science offers!
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 […]
Denver and the surrounding area is full of automobile history and action. The Forney Museum of Transportation is one of the city’s best attractions, yet it is one that relatively few visitors or residents know about or go to. This museum was formed from the personal vehicle collection of industrialist J.D. Forney, who based his businesses out of Fort Collins, Colorado.
American Cuisine. What exactly is it? Sometimes, my students ask me what the typical dish of the United States is. That is not an easy question to answer because unless you count the cuisine of the Native American peoples, which is the only true American cuisine, then there really are no typical dishes of the United States.
Some people might think hamburgers or hotdogs or even apple pie are but they would be wrong. Hamburgers actually start as far back as the Mongolian Empire and hotdogs, well, most people know they are actually a German food as well as is apple pie. But these foods have become icons in America thanks in large part to McDonalds and all of its subsequent spin-off chain restaurants.
The larger purpose of involving BridgeEnglish Denver students in the numerous field trips available to them during their stay at the school is to expose them to some of the cultural experiences local people may take for granted.
Whether it be skiing, ice skating, business networking events or the famous Western Stock show, such field trips give the students a glimpse of Rocky Mountain and American culture. They can involve themselves in activities and events that may just not happen in their home countries, giving them an appreciation of their stay at Bridge that is not simply limited to their school experience.
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.
Everyone is a little homesick when traveling…whether it’s for your native food, culture, or music. Denver is a great place to travel to, since we can offer you a little culture from around the world to relieve your itch to be back home. Here are the top 10 options to make you feel at home […]
Colorado has a unique mix of the modern and traditional, urban and rural and nowhere is this more evident than at the National Western Stock Show. Since 1906, the Stock Show has been a regular feature in Denver. To kick off the event, cowboys on horseback lead a herd of cattle through the streets of […]
When you think of Denver or the state of Colorado, you probably think of the Rocky Mountains. Then you probably imagine cold, miserable winter weather with cars buried in snow and pets and children trapped indoors, right? Well…you may need to reconsider a few of these misconceptions and see what Denver and the surrounding areas […]