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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…

Jul 31, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

I have always dreamed of a job with international dimensions. Having studied languages, I taught English for both private and public institutions in Russia where I acquired a love for all English especially experiences gained through studying oversees. My job aspirations brought me to London where I taught English to foreign students and at the same time I was focused on developing new markets for…

Jul 23, 2013 · Filed under Bristol, BLC Experience, Student stories · Posted by admin

Some people think that street art is the act of vandalism. However, now it’s called “art”. Even if it could be illegal. Bristol city is full of street art. I have no idea how much time it takes to visit all the places. The only thing I know is that everybody should visit these places. Every painting is special. It embodies different situations, dreams. Many things to think about.…

Jul 18, 2013 · Filed under Student stories, BLC Experience · Posted by admin

"During the second week we have done lots of interesting activities, one of the funniest things was the bowling and karaoke because we could enjoy ourselves and meet new people. The bowling was situated in the middle of the city, in the artistic street where you can find many amazing street-art on the walls. Also, inside the bowling you can find creative paints with original…

Jun 06, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

I begrudgingly wake up (I’m not a morning person) and make my way to work. As I walk through pretty Queens Square, I think to myself, I should see who the statue is of the man on the horse. I enter the imposing red brick BLC building with the bright green sign. I warmly greet our receptionist Joanna with a BIG smile and ‘MORNING’. I go to my desk and drink…

Jun 06, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

I joined the BLC team four weeks ago as the school’s new Group Coordinator. For me, it is a familiar role but in the new and exciting city of Bristol! I have come to BLC from a similar school in Oxford having worked as a Group Coordinator and Student Services Officer. I have joined BLC at the busiest and most exciting time of year as we prepare for a busy and lively summer! I enjoy the long…

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