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"To take it on the chin" – Phrase of the week

"To take it on the chin" – Phrase of the week

25 June 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘to take it on the chin’, its origins and how people use it. 

"The exception that proves the rule" – Phrase of the week

"The exception that proves the rule" – Phrase of the week

18 June 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘the exception that proves the rule’, its historic origins and how people use it

"Hobson's choice" – Phrase of the week

"Hobson's choice" – Phrase of the week

11 June 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘Hobson’s choice’, its historic origins and how people use it.

Meet three innovative English teachers

Meet three innovative English teachers

6 June 2013

Three award-winning English language teachers from China, Brazil and Serbia have been invited to meet up in Cambridge this summer to share ideas and experiences on teaching English. 

"A cock and bull story" – Phrase of the week

"A cock and bull story" – Phrase of the week

4 June 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘a cock and bull story’, its origins and how people use it. 

Studying at a UK university

Studying at a UK university

31 May 2013

Choosing the right degree is a challenge for any student – and it’s harder for international students who might feel overwhelmed by the number of courses, application procedures and living in a country with a different culture and lifestyle. 

"Full of the joys of spring" – Phrase of the week

"Full of the joys of spring" – Phrase of the week

28 May 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘full of the joys of spring’, its origins and how people use it.

"Saved by the bell" – Phrase of the week

"Saved by the bell" – Phrase of the week

21 May 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘Saved by the bell’, its historic origins and how people use it. 

Your Business Future – how Bell can help you

Your Business Future – how Bell can help you

17 May 2013

With over 100 universities and business schools in the UK, choosing the right degree is a huge challenge for any student – and it’s even harder if you are from a foreign country and English is not your first language.

The power of celebrity culture

The power of celebrity culture

17 May 2013

According to a US study by The Nielsen Company, a global market research firm, celebrities are very persuasive brand endorsers. 

"A turn-up for the books" – Phrase of the week

"A turn-up for the books" – Phrase of the week

14 May 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘A turn-up for the books’, its history and why people use it.

Bell Teacher Campus goes to Macao

Bell Teacher Campus goes to Macao

8 May 2013

This summer, Bell’s incredibly successful teacher campus, will open its doors for the first time at a second destination - Macao.