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    the function of the bell

    Dear teachers,
    Do universities and schools in North America use bell to signal 'Class begins' and 'Class is over'? As far as I know, bell is used as a fire alarm at schools and universities now. Is that right?

    Looking forward to hearing from you.

    Thank you in advance.

    Jiang

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    In the UK, we have different bells- the fire aarm does not sound like the class bell. Universities don't use class bells.

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    Thank you very much for your explanation. Now I see.
    I hope I could hear the two different types of sound of the bell.

    Best wishes,

    Jiang


    Quote Originally Posted by tdol
    In the UK, we have different bells- the fire aarm does not sound like the class bell. Universities don't use class bells.

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