Josie has been at Lexis Byron Bay since Winter 2013 (despite pretending to leave once :)) and has made a huge impact on 100s of lives since that time. Josie has many special superpowers: 1. she can talk to anyone and make them feel at ease, 2. she is 100% positive in every situation, 3. she can party, run, surf, swim etc, etc for hours on end without getting tired and, of course, 4. she is an amazing teacher!
Josie is currently teaching our Fast Track Intermediate class but regularly takes our Cambridge First and Advanced classes and has helped many past students achieve their exam goals. Find out a bit more about her and her recommendations for your time in Byron Bay below.
HOW MANY LANGUAGES DO YOU SPEAK?
French and terrible Spanish.
I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE…
…a travel writer.
WHEN YOU ARE IN BYRON BAY, DON’T MISS OUT….
…on sunset at Main Beach or at the top of the lighthouse
BYRON BAY’S BEST KEPT SECRET IS…
I’LL BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW…
…you can see whales from the beach from June to October.
WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING TO DO?
Dancing, hearing great music, surfing, running and going for brunch or dinner!
HAVE YOU EVER LIVED IN ANOTHER COUNTRY?
England, Kenya, Ireland, Scotland, France, New Zealand, Canada, Spain
WHAT IS YOUR DREAM HOLIDAY DESTINATION?
Anywhere with lots to do and explore. I love being in nature – mountains, the ocean, the rainforest -but I’m also really keen on experiencing the culture and getting to know the people of a new place.
WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER?
Because I love grammar, travelling and meeting new people
WHAT IS YOUR ENGLISH LEARNING TIP?
Speak English as much as possible outside of class
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.