Rugby! 28th July

On Friday we enjoyed some Rugby practice!

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We didn’t quite have enough players for a full game so instead we practiced our throwing, catching, tackles and scrums!

As there was no winning team the prize beer was shared between the students!

Everyone then enjoyed some delicious sushi prepared by Shogo and Aki!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

 

 

August Activity Calendar!

Lexis Byron Bay has another great month of FREE activities for our students!!

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We have a few of our popular favourites on there and also some brand new activities!

Yoga classes on Mondays will continue;  alternating between Stef and Fee each week, in Room 8.

Each week we have Coffee Lounge on Tuesday or Wednesday; most popular for the Tim Tams but also a fun way to practice English and make new friends!

Due to high demand we will be having a cooking activity EVERY week for the month of August! This starts with Pizza Making on the 2nd, followed by Spanish Tapas Making on the 10th, a Crepe Competition on the 16th and finishing with Mexican Cooking on the 24th!

To start the weekends we have some great Friday activities; beginning with Volleyball on the 4th, Cider Tasting on the 11th, Pizza and Games on the 18th and the new activity of Lawn Bowls on the 25th!

Our monthly Table Tennis Tournament to find August’s champion is on the 8th! Can Bruno be beaten?!

 Flavio will be coming in on the 17th to teach some more Skateboarding skills!

To get creative we have Tie Dye on the 3rd; FREE top included but only 10 spots available so come sign up with me in reception quick (or you can bring your own white top and still participate)! Also Boomerang Painting on the 30th!

To end the month we have a Poker Tournament on the 31st with beer to be won!

We have our 1 hour Surf Lesson special for just $20 with Let’s Go Surfing on the 22nd. Please come see me in reception if you’d like to book this! You can also book a 3 hour lesson any day for just $50!

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 2-3pm in Room 8 (Room 7 on Mondays). Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

Weekly Job Club is on Wednesdays with GIL in Room 8. Myself or a teacher will be able to help you write resumes/cover letters, look for jobs, apply for TFN’s and give you advice on gaining your RSA or Barista license!

We will also continue to enjoy our Student Nights at Cheeky Monkeys every Tuesday night – meet at BWT @ 8pm first to get your drinks, food and fun!

BWT also have some great weekends trips for you to book. See Shak at the travel desk in the Student Lounge on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12.15pm to book!

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Have a fantastic month!!! 🙂

 

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

New Starters! 31st July!

Welcome to our five new starters joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Elisa, from Brazil, is an Elementary and High School teacher. She has been in Byron Bay for three days and is absolutely loving it! She feels the relaxed lifestyle really suits her personality. She chose to improve her English here in Australia because she thinks it is the most beautiful country to study, and we couldn’t agree more!

Oriol, is from Sabadell, a city near Barcelona, Spain. He loves the outdoors; whether it be walking, having drinks with friends or going to the beach! He also enjoys playing basketball and surfing; so Byron is definitely a great location for him! He is a physiotherapist at Sabadell hospital, which he loves as he gets to help people and improve their health. He doesn’t often have to speak English in his job but he still feels it is useful to have a high level of English, which is what brings him here to us for the next 12 weeks!

Aki, from Japan, lives near Mt Fuji with her family and dog. She has just finished studying pharmacy at University and in October will start working for a company developing new medicines. She needs to use English at her work so will study with us for the next 4 weeks to bring her level up. She loves sports and is looking forward to doing some yoga while she’s in Byron!

Arthur, from Brazil, is here in Byron Bay visiting one of his two daughters. She used to study here at Lexis 5 years ago and now works and lives here. She enjoyed her time so much she recommended that her dad study with us for a week while he visits!

Alberto, from Spain, chose to come to Australia to learn about other cultures, improve his English and enjoy the surf culture! His favourite hobbies are windsurfing and skiing. He is currently in his last year of school and would then like to study something related to the sciences, maybe pharmacy or biology!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Graduation! 28th July

Today we said farewell and good luck to ten Lexis Byron Bay students and see you soon to two more!!

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Beatriz, from Brazil, graduates from Claudia’s Advanced class. She worked hard in her studies and these efforts paid off as she greatly improved her English skills during her time here in Byron!  Her enthusiasm and contributions to class discussions and activities were all greatly appreciated. Best of luck for the future and we hope see you again one day!

Silvia, from Italy, graduates from the Advanced class. Her teacher Claudia expressed how lovely it was to have her in class and that she should be very proud of the effort she put into improving her English. She was a conscientious student who always participated well in class discussions. We are sure you will do well in the future and wish you the very best with this!

Ferran, from Spain, graduates from Claudia’s Advanced class. His grasp of the English language is outstanding and he participated well in all class activities and discussions. It was a pleasure having him here at Lexis (for the second time!) and we hope we see him again next year!

Marta, from Spain, graduates from Claudia’s Advanced class. She has been a dedicated and hard working student and this has paid off with her improving her English in all areas! She has a great attitude and it was lovely having her here at Lexis! We wish you the very best for the future!

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Isaure, from France, graduates from Josie’s Upper Intermediate class. She has been a keen learner and dedicated student. Her level of English is very high and something she should be very proud of. We hope you enjoyed your time at the school and on your surf lessons and wish you all the best for the future!

Zoe, from France, graduates from the Upper Intermediate class. Her teacher Josie says she’s been a great student and worked really hard to improve her English, which is at a excellent level! We hope you continue your studies and surfing!

Maria, from Spain, graduates from Josie’s Upper Intermediate class. Although she’s only been here 3 weeks she has put a lot of effort into her studies; she always contributed to class discussions with ideas and knowledge and this was greatly appreciated! We wish you all the best!

Maria Angel, from Spain, graduates from Josie’s Upper Intermediate class. She started at Lexis in our Pre-Intermediate class and in her 12 weeks here she has worked her way up to Upper Intermediate, graduating with a B! She has a lovely, cheerful, positive personality which will be very much missed in class and in the activities!

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Kumiko, from Japan, graduates from Michelle’s Elementary class. Her progress in the last 10 weeks has been outstanding! She came to Lexis with a very low level of English and is now one of the highest in her class. She has worked hard to achieve this and should be very proud of her progress! We hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Australia!

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Francois, from France, graduates from Mel and Paul’s Intermediate class. His teacher Mel expressed what a joy it was having him in class, saying everyone enjoyed his humour and entertainment! Despite only being 13 he got along extremely well with his older classmates and made lots of friends in his time her at Lexis. He will be very much missed by all!

Paloma, from Spain, graduates from Mel and Paul’s Intermediate class. She is an absolute joy to have at Lexis and we’re all very pleased we’ll be seeing her again when she’s back to the IELT’s preparation classes! She is an extremely intelligent person who understands new grammar quickly and effortlessly.  We’re glad this isn’t goodbye yet!

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Luke (Kyoung Lee), from Korea graduates from our Pre-Intermediate class. This also isn’t goodbye as Luke will be coming back to Lexis after a few weeks back home in Korea! His teacher Kristy says he been great to have in class, a really friendly student! His English pronunciation is excellent and his grammar and spelling have improved a great deal in his time at Lexis. Enjoy your trip and we look forward to seeing you again in September!

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

 

 

 

BWT August weekend activities!

BWT have another month of discounted activities for Lexis students!!

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See Shak in the Student Lounge on Monday, Wednesdays and Friday at 12.15pm or pop into their store in town to book these trips and more!

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

Whale Watching – BWT

This week some of our students went Whale Watching with BWT’s Shak!!

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For those who don’t know… Between May and November each year Humpback whales migrate from their antarctic summer feeding grounds to their breeding and birthing grounds in the tropics in the East and West coasts of Africa, South America, Australia and towards the South Pacific islands. It is estimated that the number of Humpbacks that migrate up the East coast of Australia is around 17, 000!!!

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With this amount of whales passing through Byron Bay you’re pretty much guaranteed to see one during migration season; at the beach, from the lighthouse and almost certainly on a boat trip!!!

When our students Valerie, Natsumi, Maria and Kotori went on Tuesday they whales, turtles and native birds!

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If you would like to book on one of the trips to see these amazing creatures up close, speak to Shak from BWT who can offer it to you for a discounted price!! He is here at Lexis Byron on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 12.15pm!

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Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

It’s the Weekend!! 28 – 30th July

Weekend

 

WEATHER

Weekend Weather

 

SURF

Weekend Surf

 

GIGS

FRIDAY 28
GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON TAY OSKEE
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM VANESSA BAKER & THE ELECTRIC ECLECTIC
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 5PM DU’EAST DUO 9PM PINK ZINC
BYRON BAY BREWERY 7.30PM PAUL P 8PM THREE KINGS COMEDY SHOW
BYRON YOUTH SERVICE TRAINING DAY FOR OUTREACH VOLUNTEERS
STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM DJ KYLE WALKER 9.30PM JON J BRADLEY
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM SQUEAK LEMAIRE
TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM ALOHA BABY
ELEMENTS OF BYRON 5PM RAKU O’GAIA
SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5.30PM GREGG PETERSON
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 6PM KATIA DEMEESTER
BANGALOW HOTEL 7PM SWINGING DETECTIVES
BRUNSWICK HOTEL 7PM JOSH HAMILTON
BRUNSWICK PICTURE HOUSE 7PM A PLASTIC OCEAN DOCO SERIES

SATURDAY 29
GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON FERGO & THE BURDEN
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM BB FACTORY
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 9PM CUTLOOSE
BYRON BAY BREWERY 1PM COCO REPUBLIC FSTVL
BYRON BOWLING CLUB 7PM TRIVIA FUNDRAISER FOR AFRICAN LEAF
BYRON THEATRE 1PM OBSESSION
STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM DJ PARTY 9.30PM BENJAMIN WALSH
WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM DJ NERY
TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM LACHLAN X MORRIS & GRACE TURNER
ENCOUNTER BYRON, BYRON A&I 6PM FUNK FOR THE FOREST WITH DJS SHEIK YERBOUTY, THE VINYL JUNKIE
STUDIO 93, BYRON A&I 7PM SOUL SANGEETA VOL 6 INDIAN CLASSICAL SACRED
WORLD MUSIC
SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5.30PM THE BEAN PROJECT
PIZZA PARADISO, SUFFOLK PARK 6PM PAT TIERNEY
PARADISE ONE, COORABELL 6PM JESSE MORRIS BAND, BONNIE LOVE, ESSIE THOMAS, KAKHAND & BAPTISTE

SUNDAY 30
GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON JESSE PUMPHREY
RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM ANDY JANS BROWN
BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 4.30PM RAGGA JUMP 8PM DJ PIXHIT
BYRON GOLF CLUB 2PM JOCK BARNES
BYRON SERVICES CLUB 4PM WILSON COOPER BAND
TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 4PM SESSION DJS
SUN BISTRO, SUNRISE 5.30PM GREGG PETERSON

 

 

PIGHOUSE FLICKS @ Byron Brewery

Friday 28th Jul

Churchill1:45pm
Monsieur Chocolat3:45pm
UNA6:00pm
Churchill8:00pm

Saturday 29th Jul

Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul12:00pm
Monsieur Chocolat1:45pm
UNA4:00pm
Churchill6:00pm

 

MARKETS

Friday

Mullumbimby Farmers Market

 

Saturday

Bangalow Farmers Market

Kingscliff Markets

Blue Knob Farmers Market

Lismore Farmers Market

 

Sunday

Bangalow Market

Nimbin Markets

Murwillumbah Market

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing and Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.