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Sep 09, 2018 · Filed under Life at BLC · 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 Life at BLC · 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

Jan 22, 2015 · Filed under Bristol, Life at BLC · Posted by admin

Best opportunity to speak and practice English When students live in home stay accommodation, there is no other option but to speak English! We always encourage our students to speak as much English as possible with their hosts whether it be telling them about their day or getting to know them over dinner in the evenings. Enjoy a British experience By…

Aug 21, 2014 · Filed under Life at BLC · Posted by admin

The BLC Summer is always such a busy time that it comes as a sudden surprise when you find that the Junior Summer Programme is over already – time flies when you’re having fun! This year, we welcomed a really diverse mix of junior students from Spain, China, Italy, Jordan, Czech Republic, Belgium, Switzerland,…

Jul 14, 2014 · Filed under Life at BLC · Posted by admin

I came to Bristol for the first time last year to work as an intern at BLC. It was a very useful experience: I improved my English and, at the same time, I learnt how a real work place works. I mainly helped Joanna at the reception dealing with new arrivals, student enquiries and phone calls. I also helped other staff members from different departments, since it was an extremely…

May 29, 2014 · Filed under Life at BLC · Posted by admin

I joined the BLC team exactly a year ago as the new Group Coordinator. Having started my role in late May, most of the Junior Summer preparations had already been made. This year is completely different for me as I have been preparing for the Junior Programme 2014 right from the…

May 20, 2014 · Filed under Life at BLC, Our students · 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 Life at BLC, English Tips · 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 11, 2014 · Filed under Life at BLC · 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…

Jan 14, 2014 · Filed under Life at BLC, English Tips · Posted by admin

In the lead up to the Christmas holidays the team here at BLC were secretly working on a new on-line platform for students and staff to use. We are now ready to introduce ‘BLC Anytime’ to our new and returning students who are starting in January! From my perspective here at the Admissions desk, BLC Anytime is going to be my new ‘best friend’. Everyday student requests can be submitted electronically…


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