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May 20, 2014 · Filed under Student stories, BLC Experience · Posted by admin

"I've been studying at BLC for nine months as a student. I chose to come here to learn English because a friend of mine that he studied here and advised me to go to Bristol in BLC to learn English. I accepted his advice and he had reason, BLC is a fantastic school the teacher and the staff are very polite and available with the students. The social programme is well organise there three activities…

Apr 30, 2014 · Filed under English Tips, BLC Experience · Posted by admin

What is it that makes online learning so different from a traditional book or the face-to-face learning we enjoy with our tutors and classmates? While I conduct my current role as the teacher responsible for student support with the new BLC Anytime! online learning platform, I am given plenty of opportunities to reflect on this question.…

Apr 16, 2014 · Posted by admin

Accepting the job as the warden of the Elephant House was a bit of a challenge for me at first. I had been staying in a lovely place for a year somewhere in Bristol, so leaving that ‘safe place’ was slightly scary. But I decided to give it a try, so I packed all my stuff and moved to the house. And that was a good decision… My…

Apr 11, 2014 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

I’ve been working at BLC for one month as an intern. I had always wanted to have a work experience where English is the predominant language with lots of people living in many different countries. This is a real melting pot where everyone is ready to share his culture to others.  I realized that BLC is the right place for me. At school, every day is…

Nov 25, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

Working at BLC has been a job like no other. I run the weekend Social Programme, which means I get the pleasure of leading weekly Saturday trips to cultural hotspots of the South. Bristol’s prime location in Britain means that BLC students get to experience absolutely everything this island has to offer. In just two months on the job, the Social Programme has seen…

Nov 21, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

When I first entered the Elephant House, I was completely surprised by its large bedrooms, comfortable living room and fabulous kitchen. This residence is one of the best I’ve ever seen! Living in here, you would have many chances to practice your English by spending time with people from various countries. If you prefer being alone, you can also get enough space.…

Nov 12, 2013 · Filed under Student stories, BLC Experience · Posted by admin

I joined the BLC School one week ago as a student and for a little work experience. For me, it is the second time in England. I was very excited and curious about the school and my host family.  I was relieved when I met my nice host family. My first day in BLC was very exciting because I did not know the students and the teachers. At first the new Students who also arrived and I have done…

Nov 04, 2013 · Filed under English Tips · Posted by blc

There are many reasons to study Business English. It has become the language of the Internet, engineering, medicine, professional training and research.

Sep 10, 2013 · Filed under English Tips · Posted by admin

Exams generate powerful outcomes and meanings for language learners. They can determine opportunities for employment, act as symbols of social status, or help people gain authoritative recognition of their hard work, while performing other important functions. The Cambridge English language exams, including the IELTS exam, are no exception. These internationally recognised exams provide…

Sep 05, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

BLC summers are busy. Students from all over the world come and go, thousands of new English words are learnt, many new friends are made and sometimes, new teachers stop by and join in with the fun. I’m Angelique, and I’m one of those teachers! I’ve been teaching since 2002. As well as teaching in International schools and English language colleges in the UK, I have also taught in…

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