“I always remember when I took a Russian beginner course in college; the tactics used were very drill sergeant-like with all word repeating with no peer interaction. Angela’s course brings live peer interaction and personal accountability.”
Michelle came to BridgeLanguages in Denver from Wichita, Kansas. She recently sat down with us to discuss how the Beginner Portuguese class she took will help her connect with her friends and their cultures and allow her the opportunity to continue pursuing her travel dreams.
Emma came to BridgeLanguages in Denver to increase her understanding of the French language so she could pass an important proficiency exam for her master’s program. Thanks to Bridge’s small, custom classes, which offered her plenty of opportunities to practice speaking the language, Emma was able to achieve her academic goals and learn the language of her childhood.
Skylar is a “global citizen” who has traveled and lived abroad and who would like to someday work in Europe. She studied German at BridgeLanguages with this future goal in mind as well as to get in touch with her Swiss-German heritage.
There are many reasons to learn a new language, and this Valentine’s Day, we’re highlighting one of the best ones. Meet Max, from Colorado, who took Beginner German classes at BridgeLanguages with a few language goals in mind… not least of which was to communicate with a certain German au pair he met and wanted to know better. Read how, as Max describes it, “Learning a language opens doors.”
Do you have a goal in mind when it comes to learning a foreign language? Maybe you’d like to take a trip abroad, communicate with someone special, or broaden your job opportunities. Norman, a Japanese language student at Bridge in downtown Denver, has his own goal in mind. He shared with us about why he decided to challenge himself by re-learning the Japanese of his childhood in retirement, and what his goal is for the coming year.
Jannette, who is a beginner taking Spanish classes at Bridge in downtown Denver, plans to use her new language skills for future travel to Latin America, including Panama, Chile and maybe Argentina. Her main goal is to become as fluent as she can, so she can communicate with the people she meets and immerse herself in an exciting new culture.
Some of the students at BridgeLanguages are learning a foreign language just for fun, and others, like John, have career goals in mind, too. John talked to us recently about how his private German classes at Bridge are part of his future plans to work abroad in Europe.
I honestly couldn’t imagine a better classroom environment than the one I have found at Bridge. Before I began my studies here I sat in on different classes all around the Denver Metro area. This program stood out to me because they had incredibly small class sizes which makes it possible to learn at a structured yet flexible pace.
Have you ever been interested in learning a certain language, but never had the chance to really study it? One of our students in Denver, Colleen, is learning French again, 10 years after first studying it in school! Read about Colleen’s experience here, and remember now is the time to learn a new language.