Beer Tasting! Friday 30th August

What better way to end a busy week than with a Beer Tasting session..?

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That is exactly what we treated the students to on Friday afternoon. We made the most of the sun and sat out the front of school and sampled a range of Australian beers.

The beers we sampled were a range of lagers, ales, stouts, ipa’s and xpa’s. Most of the beers were local brewed in Byron, Ballina and the Gold Coast.

Everyone agreed upon their favourite beer being Stone & Wood’s Green Coast Lager, brewed here in Byron Bay!

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Stone & Wood do tours everyday of their new brewery located in the Arts and Industrial Estate. Check out their website https://www.stoneandwood.com.au/byron-brewery/ or come and see me for more information 🙂

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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

Photo Challenge Winners!

Wooohooooo! Check out these happy winners!

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First prize for Camila and Josefina! Enjoy Nimbin and Kayaking with Dolphins!

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Hinako and Nami in 2nd place, they both won a ticket to the Aborigunal Dream Time festival next month!

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Ayumi and Gabi will be set for the weekend winning the 3rd prize!

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.

Creative Photo Challenge! May 30th

Thursday afternoon’s activity was The Photo Scavenger Hunt!

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Students were given the following list of 25 things to snap photos of around Byron Bay. By 4.30pm they were asked to submit their 5 best photos from the list and they would be judged on their creativity, humour and photography skills.

We had some amazing prizes up for grabs thanks to Happy Travels and Byron Bay Tour Company. 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes included a kayaking with dolphins tour, a Nimbin trip, 2x tickets to the Aboriginal Dream Time Festival next month and beer & wine.

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We had some amazing entries.. but the top 3 were exceptional!

First prize went to Josefina and Camila!!

I was so impressed how you managed to include multiple things from the list in all of your photos. I love your wigs and hats, you look like you had so much fun!

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A photo of you on a surfboard,  wearing an outrageous hat!

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A photo of you on a playground, wearing an outrageous hat!

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A photo with something that represents Byron Bay, whilst still wearing an outrageous hat!

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(This one made me laugh.. a lot) A photo of you with a happy Grandpa, who also happens to be a very Australian looking man, admiring a native Australia tree, whilst wearing another outrageous hat!!

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A photo of you under an umbrella, and talking on a public phone, whilst still wearing the outrageous hats!!

Second prize goes to Nami and Hinako!

Your photos are beautiful! Well done girls!

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A photo with a friendly dog

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A photo with you and the most Australian looking man

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A photo of you on a public phone

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A photo of you admiring some street art

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WOW!! A photo of you doing a yoga pose on the beach

Third prize goes to the wonderful Ayumi and Gabi

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A photo with something that represents Byron Bay

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A photo of you enjoying a street performer

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A photo of you admiring some street art

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A photo of you admiring an Australian bird

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A photo of you with a rainbow

 

Special mention to all these other great entires. It was a hard task to judge! Thank you to everyone who got involved. I hope you had as much fun taking the photos as I had receiving them 🙂

 

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.

Beer Tasting! 22 February

What better way to start the weekend than with a Beer Tasting session…

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That’s what we treated our lovely Lexis students to when they finished class on Friday!

There was 5 different beers to try, all from Australia.

The students had to guess which state in Australia each one was from, the alcohol percentage, price per bottle and the flavours they could taste.

Stone and Wood – Green Coast was a clear favourite; great thing they brew it here in Byron with brewery tours available every day!

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

Beer Tasting! 9 November

Last Friday we ended our school week with Beer Tasting!

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The students had 5 different Australian beers to try and for each one they had to guess the state where it was brewed, alcohol percentage, cost and flavours!

What a great way to get the weekend started!!

 

 

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.

Casino Royale! 12 October

On Friday we had our own Casino Royale here at Lexis Byron!

There was a roulette wheel set up but everyone was only interested in competing in the poker tournament!

Eric did a great job of explaining the rules to everyone, with some help from Pablo.

We continued playing until 7pm, when we then counted up our chips to see who had the most…

Daniel was the clear winner, earning himself a 6 pack of beer which he kindly shared with some of his fellow players! It’s been a good month of prizes for Daniel, having won himself a Whitsundays trip from Happy Travels last week!

 

 

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.

Beer Tasting! 28 September

Today’s activity was Beer Tasting!!

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I was joined by our new team, the lovely Orla! Orla will be starting with us in the office next week and also running our morning activities. It was a great way to welcome her to the school and for her to get to know some of the students!

We had five different beers to try: Mandarin India Pale Ale (Amanda), Dark Ale (White Rabbit), Stone & Wood (Green Coast), Pale Ale (Colonial) and an IPA (Fixation Obsession).

The students had a taste of each and then guessed the flavours, state where it’s made in Australia, alcohol percentage and price.

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There was no clear favourite as there were a few votes for each, but I have a feeling at 6.7% everyone may start buying more of the Mandarin IPA!

 

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.