Happy Student – Lucia 🌺

Today ourΒ Happy StudentΒ atΒ Lexis Byron BayΒ isΒ Lucia!

Tell us a little about yourself Lucia:
I’m from Spain. Before coming to Byron I worked on my family’s sheep farm. I always wanted to learn English because I like to travel and it is a universal language. I’ve been here almost 2 months and I have one more month left. Then I will travel along the coast of New South Wales before returning to Spain.

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Why did you choose Byron Bay?
Because I don’t like I cities. I live in the countryside. That’s why I chose Byron Bay.

What were your weaknesses in English before you came to Australia? Tell me more about your teachers and your classes.
Before coming to Australia, my weaknesses were listening and speaking English.

My teachers try to help me with listening and talk in class more often.

What was your favourite activity?
I think my favourite activity is the afternoon yoga classes, because you end the day relaxed.

Tell me about your accommodation/homestay…
I have lived in a hostel since I arrived and I think I will continue until I leave Byron.

What are your favourite things to do in Byron?
I like to walk around without tall buildings and without the noise of a city. I like to walk along the beach with few people. I also like to take walks to the lighthouse.

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What is your most magical moment in Byron?
My most magical moment in Byron… when I climb to see the sunrise at the lighthouse.

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What did you like the most about Lexis Byron?
What I liked most about this school is the small groups of students. It is good to have playful activities and games to assimilate the lessons.

What is your advice for people who are thinking about enrolling at Lexis Byron Bay?
My advice is to not think about it, to do it and enjoy it. It is an experience for a lifetime.

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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.

Kangaroo Beach Camping

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So it was the campout at the weekend …. the group had an awesome time despite a few showers here and there.

 

Plenty of kangaroos hanging around the campsite for students to watch and take great pictures…

Learning to fish was a highlight …

 

The boys also caught a few crabs. They look very please with themselves

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Drinking games, National Park walks, paddle boarding, a tour of Yamba and exploring the sand caves…..

A massive thanks to the Guides at Byron Bay Touring Co for putting on a great trip and to the students for making it such an awesome weekend.. the photos are so good thanks for sharing

This Decembers big trip is 2 days in Sunny Noosa… the tour will sell out fast so come andΒ  see us down at the travels desk to enquire …..

An afternoon of Bodyboarding! 14 March

Yesterday we headed down to the beach for some Bodyboarding!

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Summer is still here and it was beautifully warm in and out of the water πŸ™‚

We collected the boards from the wonderful team at Let’s Go Surfing, then I gave the students a quick demonstration on the beach before they headed into waves!

The waves were pretty small but they all managed to catch a few and had lots of fun, which is the important thing!

 

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

Volleyball! 1 February

Last Friday we headed to Byron’s main beach for a game of Volleyball!

After a week of glorious sunshine the sky was slightly overcast, but the temperature was still very high, with the students having to take a dip in the ocean to cool down between games.

There were 22 students who came along to play so they were split into three teams, taking it in turns to play against one another.

We got to the beach just after 2pm and the students were having so much fun they had to rush back when they realised it was nearly 6pm and the net had to be returned before school closed!

 

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.

Morning Beach Picnic! January 30th

Last Wednesday morning started out with grey, cloudy skies but the sun came out just in time for our beach picnic! We met at 11am and headed towards Main Beach, here in Byron. It was super hot out so we found a lovely place on the grass area, under the shade of a tree. We had beautiful views, with the sea right in front of us. The best view in Byron! πŸ˜€

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Our tasty picnic was made up of snacks such as blueberries, strawberries, crackers with an assorted cheese plate, French onion dip, crisps, orange juice and some sweet lamingtons to finish!

We all chilled out in the shade, listening to music (on the speaker that Moses kindly brought! πŸ™‚ ) and chatted about our lives at home, here in Byron and about all of our future travel plans πŸ˜€

 

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.

Bodyboarding! 24 January

Yesterday we enjoyed free bodyboard hire, courtesy of the wonderful team at Let’s Go Surfing!

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The students were having too much fun getting ready to go into the water that by time they’d sun-creamed up, I’d taken some photos and Lara had thrown some sand around, it was time for me to head back to school!

I managed to get one quick shot of them in the water before leaving them in the safety of the lifeguard zone. I can imagine there was just as much laughter in the water as there was out of it though πŸ™‚

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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.

Body Boarding! 29 November

Last Thursday I took a group of our students down to the beach for some free body board hire, courtesy of the lovely team at Let’s Go Surfing!

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The girls all had their bikes to cycle down to the beach and, not wanting to leave me trailing behind walking, Lara convinced me to jump on the back of her bike! It is up there as one of my most terrifying experiences and I’m pretty sure she was going in the potholes on purpose, however in between the squeals of terror there was also lots of laughter and much quicker than going by foot!

The girls posed for some photos before heading into the surf πŸ™‚

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The weather was glorious so there was no need for wetsuits and the girls jumped straight into the beautiful blue ocean!

It looked so much fun jumping and riding the waves, I’ll definitely be joining them next time!

 

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.

 

Body boarding! 29 November

Today’s activity was body boarding and what an amazing day we had for it! Everyone was so eager to get started that they were all ready and waiting at reception before 11am! We had a great turn out, over twenty students in total πŸ™‚

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All but two of the group braved the water, which happened to be full of seaweed today!

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The water was the perfect temperature, especially with the heat of the morning sun πŸ™‚

Here are some shots of them in action in the water…

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We have some amazing activities lined up for December so click here to check them out and add them to your calendar! πŸ™‚

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

Beach Games! 2 November

We are loving the beautiful summer weather here in Byron Bay!!

Last Friday we made the most of the sunshine by heading to one of Byron’s beautiful beaches for some fun in the sun πŸ™‚

Orla took the morning group down and they enjoyed a game of bowls and a bit of volleyball practice.

I then took our afternoon group once they had finished their classes for the week. Everyone was in great spirits and excited for a weekend of wonderful weather ahead!

We had a practice on the beach first while we waited for everyone to arrive, then headed over to the volleyball courts at one of our student’s hostels.

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It was my first time playing volleyball and although I managed to get a few shots in, it’s safe to say I’m not a natural! I had lots of fun playing with the students though and they were all really patient and encouraging. I’m already looking forward to playing again!

After a couple of hours I had to return to school, just as more of our students arrived! I left them there to continue playing into the early evening πŸ™‚

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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.

BIG LEXIS CAMPING WEEKEND!! Sept ’18

Loving the photos from this weekend’s Massive Lexis Camping Bonaza!!
What an awesome start to your Aussie Experience… Camping with kangaroos, BBQs on the Beach, paddle-boarding and of course lots of cold beers!!

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

A beautiful afternoon at the beach! 14 September

Last Friday myself and some of the students had a lovely afternoon at the beach πŸ™‚

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The activity that day was soccer but the group got split up on the walk down to the beach and we lost those with the ball! They went ahead and had their game of soccer somewhere else on Byron’s beautiful stretch of beach, while we attempted our own game…

Improvising with a rolled up beach towel! Predictably this version of the game didn’t last long but there was plenty of fun and laughter!

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