BridgeEnglish Business English Program provides students with many opportunities to network with individuals in various industries through events.
Once Thanksgiving is over and the holiday season officially begins, it’s difficult to avoid Christmas carols piping through the speakers of public spaces all over the United States. As a native English speaker, I admittedly sang these songs for years without actually understanding what they meant; many contain idioms and old English terms that are not commonly used in conversational English. This post explains the meaning of four popular Christmas carols.
English is a very rich language, and many English words are difficult to translate into other languages. In this vocab spotlight series, we will break down the meaning of those difficult-to-translate words. This month’s word is gullible.
Every language has certain words and phrases that are used in informal ways that are different from what you learned in class or in your dictionary. These informal “slang” words are like a secret language, and can be difficult to decipher when you’re learning a language. This month’s slang expression is to have “cold feet.”
Every language has words that are used in a different way than you think. These ‘slang’ words are like a secret language, and can be difficult to decipher! This month’s slang is all ears. What does it mean? How can you use it in conversation?
Earlier this month I had the opportunity to meet Eliana, a BridgeEnglish student from Colombia. Although at first she seemed very quiet, Eliana has a reserved spark that emerged with just the right conversation.
With over a billion people across the globe who either speak English or who are in the process of learning English, and one in four people who can, to some level, understand and/or communicate in English (according to the British Council), an important question seems to organically come up: Why should one learn English?
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, […]