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Sep 09, 2018 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by katie
Introducing Hayley Robinson, BLC's new Director of Studies

Hayley Robinson has recently joined the BLC team as our new director of studies - here she tells us all about her love of languages - and what brought her to Bristol!

May 16, 2018 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by blc

We have welcomed young people throughout the year from host countries such as Switzerland, Italy, France and Germany. We took some time to ask them what they feel they have gained from this unique opportunity

Oct 04, 2017 · Posted by blc

Bristol is a wonderful place to live, work and study. But what is it that makes Bristol such a popular place to live? And why is it such a great city for you to choose for your English language course?

Mar 07, 2017 · Filed under English Tips · Posted by blc

Email is an essential tool for business communications, but poorly written business emails by non native English speakers can cause tension and confusion in the workplace.

Feb 03, 2017 · Posted by blc

Practical tips and advice to help you improve you English language pronunciation, one of the hardest elements of learning English as a foreign language,

Jun 28, 2016 · Posted by blc
Brexit: How will it affect your plans to study in the UK?

Having had the weekend to reflect on the vote, the initial impact and what it means for the longer term, we felt that it would be helpful to provide some assurance and guidance for those of you who are thinking of coming to the UK to study English. - Nothing has or will change for at least 2 years for European students wishing to study here in the UK.

Dec 01, 2015 · Posted by Laurag

Exams are just around the corner and after attending lessons and paying attention on class, it's your time to make the extra effort and give some time at home to study properly and revise what you have been taught at school. Here 5 tips that can help you to make the most of your study time: Be…

Oct 27, 2015 · Posted by blc

English students often find it difficult to understand native speakers, sometimes because the English learned in classrooms and textbooks is different from how people speak in real life.  The use of slang, not strictly following grammar rules, or simply not using certain combinations of words in the same way as in their own language, could be some of the many reasons why English learners might have…

Oct 21, 2015 · Posted by blc

Now that you have decided that the next step in your English language learning journey is to spend some time in the UK, the next decision would be where to live? Choosing the right place to live could make a big difference to your experience. Here some tips to choose the best option for you:    You are looking for complete immersion in the British culture: Your…

Sep 01, 2015 · Posted by admin

How can I improve my writing in 5 easy steps? Write regularly! It is much better to practise for 10 minutes everyday than just one writing task every few weeks. You could write a diary, write sentences or even write short stories! Try to write things that are relevant to what you need your writing skills for. Learn your top five mistakes…


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