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"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.

"As cool as a cucumber" – Phrase of the week

"As cool as a cucumber" – Phrase of the week

7 May 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘As cool as a cucumber’, its interesting history and why people use it. 

IELTS top 10 tips for success

IELTS top 10 tips for success

29 April 2013

According to the British Council, over 7000 education institutions, government agencies and professional organisations around the world recognise IELTS scores as an indicator of an individual’s ability to communicate in English.

"Planting the seed" – Phrase of the week

"Planting the seed" – Phrase of the week

25 April 2013

Find out about the horticultural phrase ‘Planting the seed', its meaning and how people use it.

"Butterflies in one's stomach" – Phrase of the week

19 April 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘Butterflies in one's stomach', its meaning and why people use it. 

Bell St Albans welcomes first students from around the world

26 March 2013

On 24 March, Bell’s new young learner centre based in St Albans opened.

"Break a leg!" – Phrase of the week

26 March 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘Break a leg!’, its interesting history and why people use it, particulary in the theatre.

"By the end of play" – Phrase of the week

18 March 2013

Find out about the phrase ‘by the end of play’, how we use it in the English language and when it’s appropriate to use.