May Activity Calendar!

Check out the activities we have planned exclusively for our Lexis students in May!

Joining the activities is a great way to make new friends, practice your English in a social environment , and of course have fun!!

Throughout the month we always have a variety of different activities, with a mix of sports, cooking and craft, so there’s something for everyone!

May actiity calendar

We have free Yoga every Monday at 2pm in Room 8. We only have a few lessons left with our lovely Suzie until she goes on maternity leave and then we have a new teacher filling in.

We continue our Coffee Club on Tuesday’s at 2pm; join me for coffee, Tim Tams, games and conversations!

Teacher Kristy runs a free guided meditation every Wednesday morning between 8-8:30am in room 8.

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

On Thursday 2nd we have Pot Plant Painting, come and get creative painting your own mini terracotta pot and planting a seedling to keep. 15 spots available, make sure you sign up at reception for this one 🙂

On Friday 3rd we have a free Sausage Sizzle @ 2pm in front of the school!

Wednesday 8th we have a Big Soccer Match Against BBESL (Byron Bay English Language School). This will just be one game at 3.30pm at the Byron Sports Fields. Sign up in reception and help Lexis be the Language School Soccer Champions!

Thursday 9th we will be making sushi in the student kitchen!

On Friday 10th we will head to the beach for an afternoon of body boarding, meet at reception at 2pm.

The following Friday 17th bring along your dancing shoes as we have Daniella coming in to take a salsa lesson followed by some sangria!!

On Thursday 23rd we will be cooking with chocolate in the student kitchen!

Thursday 30th we are running a Byron Bay Scavenger Hunt!! Awesome prizes from Happy Travels up for grabs!

Our last activity for the month will be a crepe competition on Friday 30th!

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For all your weekend activities check out the Happy Travels February calendar:

Happy Tours May

Have a fantastic month everyone!! 🙂

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.

New Starters! April 29th

Welcome to our 6 new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Simon is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. In his free time he enjoys playing Floorball. This is a game you play in a sports hall, with a small white ball  and a plastic stick. Simon is an apprentice house drawer and he will continue to study architecture when he returns home. He has chosen to study in Byron Bay as he likes the relaxed nature of the small town. After studying at Lexis, Simon, is going to travel the East Coast and continue to explore Australia.

Tommaso is from Italy. He has played guitar since he was young and started to play piano last year. Music plays a fundamental role in Tommaso’s life. In his spare time he also likes boxing, hiking and surfing. He finished high school last year and is now studying at University. He is in Australia to improve his English because he will need it for future employment.

Jvana is from a small town in the mountains of Switzerland. In her spare time Jvana likes to play football and all types of sports. In winter she enjoys, skiing, ice skating and boarding. She is excited to be in Australia to explore the country and improve her English.

Sagiri is from Japan. She has played the piano since she was three years old. She loves listening to music and going to live music concerts. Sagiri is very happy to be in Byron Bay, as she loves the sea and she thinks the town is very beautiful. While she is in Australia she wants to go to Uluru and also hug a koala.

Masato is from Japan. His hobbies include growing vegetables, making sweets, doing ‘Aikido’ and yoga. He is interested in agriculture. He would like to become a farmer in the future, he currently works as an insurance broker. He hopes to make a lot of friends from all over the world.

Nino is from Brazil. In his spare time he enjoys gaming and comics. He worked in civil construction for the past 20 years, so he has not been in a class room for a long time! He decided to study in Australia because of the beautiful landscape and the opportunity to work. He is hoping to improve his English on this trip and return to his country with a better understanding of the language.

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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.

Graduation! 26th April

Congratulations and farewell to the students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Juliane, from Germany, graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. Though a brief time here with us at Lexis, we have loved having you as a student. Congratulations on how far you have come, your English skills are now much more refined and accurate and we wish you all the best for the rest of your travels.

Ana, from Spain, graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. We are all going to miss your fantastic smile. You have come a long way in your English skills since you started and you should be proud of the work you have put in. Enjoy your next chapter 🙂

Mireia, from Spain, graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. It has been a delight to have you at Lexis. It is marvelous to see how much you have blossomed in your 6 months of studying here. You should be very proud of what your have achieved in this time. Well done 🙂

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Alessia, from Italy, graduates Mel’s Intermediate class. You are such a lovely person who gets along with everyone, we will all miss you. Thank you for your contribution to class. We wish you all the best ❤

Tassia, from Brazil, graduates Mel’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have improved a great deal since starting in Elementary. Congratulations on all your hard work. We will miss your positivity and happy smile. All the best for your future.

Victor, from Spain, graduates from Paul’s Cambridge Advanced class. You have made such a valuable contribution to your class and your willingness to participate in activities has been wonderful. We wish you all the best for your future.

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Haruka, from Japan, graduates from Elizabeth’s Elementary class. Well done for all your hard work and determination Haruka. You are an excellent student who is very focused! We will all miss you and we wish you all the best for your future ❤

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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.

Making ANZAC Biscuits! 24th April

On Wednesday we got busy in the student kitchen making ANZAC biscuits. The Anzac biscuit is a sweet biscuit, popular in Australia and New Zealand, made using rolled oats, flour, sugar, butter, golden syrup, baking soda and desiccated coconut.

Anzac biscuits have long been associated with the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps established in World War I. The biscuits were sent by wives and women’s groups to soldiers abroad because the ingredients do not spoil easily and the biscuits kept well during transportation.

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Alessia, Mano and Juliane having fun getting ready to bake! Also very excited about another public holiday for ANZAC day on Thursday!

INGREDIENTS

2  cups rolled oats
1  cup plain flour
2/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup desiccated coconut
1/3 cup golden syrup
125g butter
1 teaspoon bicarb soda

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METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 160°C.
  2. Place the oats, flour,  sugar and coconut in a bowl and mix to combine.
  3. Melt the butter and golden syrup together in a saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly.
  4. Combine the bicarb soda with the water and then add to the butter mixture.
  5. Pour butter mixture into the oat mixture, and mix together until well combined.
  6. Place a large spoonful of the mixture onto baking trays lined with baking paper. Flatten to 7cm rounds and make sure there is room between each cookie for them to spread while baking.
  7. Bake for 8-10 minutes until golden in colour.
  8. Allow to cool on baking trays for 5 minutes then transfer to wire racks to cool completely.
  9. Enjoy this tasty Australian treat!!

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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.

Jobs! April 24th

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If you need help writing your resume you can go to GIL any day between 2-3pm in room 8 then email to: adminbyron@lexisenglish.com and we can print 10 free copies every day for you 🙂

Casual Cleaner in Byron Bay

A business in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cleaner (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Cleaner
  • Have the right to work in Australia

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Waiters and Bar Tenders

White Wolf Bistro & Bar is opening on Jonson street in Byron Bay under the new centre Mercato on Byron.

We have positions available for:

  • Bartenders
  • Sommelier
  • Waiters
  • Food runners

All candidates must hold a NSW RSA card and have previous experience in the roles. Must be passionate and self motivated and be willing to work in a great team environment. Great communications skills and attention to details is a must.

We have casual positions, part time positions and full time positions available for the right candidates.

As restaurant owners we have over 20 years experience in the Hospitality industry and we consider our staff members to be part of our family. We offer competitive rates and great company benefits.

We are very passionate about food, wine and drinks and we strive on providing the best social and professional environment for our customers.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Looking for an Au Pair

I am looking for an au pair who is interested in living and working in Ballina where you will care for our children. If you’re interested, please send me a message and I can tell you more about my family and what the role will involve. Please apply if you think you’d be a good match for our family.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY

Barista

Experienced and  Friendly Barista to join our roastery door Thursday and Fridays only.

* Demonstrates excellence in customer service

* Minimum 3 years barista experience

* Ability to work under pressure

* Immediate start

* Eye for detail

* Self motivated and directed

* Coffee knowledge needed

CLICK TO APPLY

Casual Café All-rounder in East Ballina

A cafe in East Ballina is seeking a casual Café All-rounder (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Café All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rightS

CLICK TO APPLY

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! April 23rd

Welcome to our 2 new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Hannah is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. In her free time she enjoys playing basketball. She loves the English language because she feels like it is a language that connects people. Hannah has always wanted to come to Australia to improve her speaking and writing. When she returns to Switzerland she will begin studying communications and media at University.

Tidjani is from New-Caledonia. He studied in Toulouse and completed his master degree in management and tourism. In his spare time he likes windsurfing, skating, surfing, hunting and fishing. Tidjani would like to improve his English for future work in the Tourism industry. He choose to study in Byron Bay as he likes to surf and likes the beaches here.

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

Graduation! 18th April

Congratulations and farewell to our three students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Hazuki, from Japan, graduates from Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class. We are all sad to say goodbye to you today Hazuki, you have been a dream student and have made us all smile. You have improved so much in your time here at Lexis and we hope to see you again. Take care and all the best ❤

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Patrick, from Switzerland, graduates from Elizabeth’s Elementary class today. It has been an absolute pleasure to have you at Lexis! You have been an enthusiastic and diligent student and you have progressed rapidly, you should be very proud! Thank you so much for your contribution to the class, we are all going to miss your sense of humour and your “baaad” jokes! We wish you all the best for the future and please come back!

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Gabriela, from Switzerland, graduates from Mel’s Intermediate class today. We have loved having you as a student here at Lexis Gabriela, you have a fantastic attitude and in class your positivity and warmth is communicated through your conversation with others. Thank you for always helping me with activities, we will all miss you! Take care and enjoy the rest of your travels.

 

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.