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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…

Apr 26, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience, Student stories · Posted by admin

I think I’ll never forget my learning experience at BLC. It’s been simply fascinating and has let me make the most of my time in Bristol improving my English. At the beginning, I didn’t know what to expect from the classes since I’d never taken English classes in a language school. From the very first moment, I found the learning atmosphere of the school extremely exciting and motivating:…

Mar 27, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

If you work at the reception desk you come across a variety of unpredictable questions. Most of the time the front desk is busy, sometimes it can be challenging, but I can assure you that it is never boring.  The number of course-related enquiries increases when it comes to the spring and summer. Sometimes I feel as if I am a psychologist. People come to the reception…

Mar 04, 2013 · Filed under BLC Experience · Posted by admin

Having worked as an intern at BLC for six months, I have come across a number of various tasks. In my job you need to be very flexible and ready to learn new things. I started as the person who does the copying and scanning, who prints out student handbooks, goes to the post office and tidies up the classrooms at the end of the day. Over time I was given more responsibilities and the job…

Feb 08, 2013 · Posted by admin

Being the Welfare officer at BLC is a very interesting job. I am often asked to help out students with things that are not always related to studying! Many of our students hope to find a job while they are in the UK and often request help writing CVs.  They are something that everybody struggles to write whether they speak English as a first language or not. However, writing a CV in a foreign…

Feb 05, 2013 · Filed under English Tips · Posted by admin

When we mention the need to expand their range of phrasal verbs, we usually find our students have one of two rather distinct reactions: either moans and groans can be heard as a familiar feeling of dread sets in (we’ll call these students Camp A), or it sparks off a flurry of excitement and sudden interest about what’s coming next (these students represent Camp B). The…

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