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25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know (Sample)25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know (Sample)
by: Barbara Seagram and Marc Smith
A selection of free material from 25 Bridge Conventions You Should Know by Barbara Seagram and Marc Smith, geared towards helping teachers in the classroom.

This download includes:
Download 1: Questions from each chapter
Download 2: Answers from each chapter
Download 3: Chapter 9: Jacoby 2NT Forcing Major Raise
Download 4: Summaries of Section 1: Learn These First
Download 5: Summaries of Section 2: More Complicated
Download 6: Summaries of Section 3: Sophisticated Stuff

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25 Steps to Learning 2/1 (Sample)25 Steps to Learning 2/1 (Sample)
by: Paul Thurston
A selection of free material from 25 Steps to Learning 2/1 by Paul Thurston, geared towards helping teachers in the classroom.

This download includes:
Download 1: Quizzes from each chapter
Download 2: Chapter Summaries

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Bridge in the Fourth Dimension (Crossword Download)Bridge in the Fourth Dimension (Crossword Download)
by: Master Point Press
A free crossword download containing British style cryptic clues, US style clues and a solution key..

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Bridge, Probability and Information (Supplementary Material)Bridge, Probability and Information (Supplementary Material)
by: Robert F. MacKinnon
The extra deals provided in this download are designed to allow you to practice bridge squeezes. Using the nomenclature from the newly revised Bridge Squeezes Complete, the practice hands do not follow themes in any particular order, leaving it up to you to decide which type of squeeze, if any, is present.

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Bridge Squeezes Complete (Practice Hands)Bridge Squeezes Complete (Practice Hands)
by: Clyde E. Love and Linda Lee
The extra deals provided in this download are designed to allow you to practice bridge squeezes. Using the nomenclature from the newly revised Bridge Squeezes Complete by Clyde E. Love, the practice hands do not follow themes in any particular order, leaving it up to you to decide which type of squeeze, if any, is present. This may sound a lot harder (and it probably is!), but it provides you with the same kind of challenge you would face at the bridge table. Good luck!

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Gary Brown’s Learn to Play Bridge (Free Teacher's Manual available)Gary Brown’s Learn to Play Bridge (Free Teacher's Manual)
by: Gary Brown
This Teacher’s Manual develops the ideas and lessons of the book, Gary Brown’s Learn to Play Bridge.

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 How to Run a Successful Group Mentoring Program (Lesson Plans for “25 Conventions”)How to Run a Successful Group Mentoring Program (Lesson Plans for “25 Conventions”)
by: Ally Whiteneck
A short run through on How to Run a Successful Group Mentoring Program.

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Also be sure to check out this great video on YouTube of one of these lessons. Bridge Lesson - Group Mentoring Program brought by ebridgeworkshops.com.


Tales Out of School (Sample) Tales Out of School (Sample)
by: David Silver
This download includes a sample from Tales out of School, a collection of humorous bridge stories from the witty and satirical pen of David Silver. If you enjoyed A Study in Silver, you will love this one too!

Sample available for free at Buy from eBooksBridge.com


Teaching Bridge with Bells and Whistles (Sample) Teaching Bridge with Bells and Whistles (Sample)
by: Mary Ann Dufresne and Marion Ellington
This download includes a sample from Teaching Bridge with Bells and Whistles, which has a lot of great material for intermediate lessons. This download includes “The Magic of Singletons” about splinters.

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