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

Its the Easter Long Weekend!19th -22nd April

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This weekend is Easter which means we get FOUR days off! Here’s all the information you need to make the most of the extended weekend…

WEATHER

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SURF

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Friday

 12:00pm Bluesfest Busking Showcase @ Beach Hotel
 6:00pm Jesse Morris @ The Farm
 6:00pm DJ Reiflex @ Beach Hotel
 7:00pm Warren Earl Band @ Treehouse
 9:00pm Live Music & DJs @ Woody’s Surf Shack
 9:00pm Local DJs @ The Sticky Wicket Bar
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Saturday
 7:00pm Port Royal @ Railway Hotel
 8:00pm Boatkeeper @ Hotel Great Northern
 3:00pm Coco Republic @ Byron Bay Brewery
 4:00pm Steve Tyson @ Fresh
 5:00pm DJ Longtime @ Beach Hotel
 7:00pm Quackers @ Treehouse
 9:00pm Live DJs @ Woody’s Surf Shack
 9:00pm Local DJs @ The Sticky Wicket Bar
 9:00pm Rhythm & Cutloose @ Beach Hotel
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Sunday
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 7:00pm Thor Phillips @ Railway Hotel
 8:00pm The Sippy Downs @ Hotel Great Northern
 8:00am Mapstone & Raku O’Gaia @ Byron Beachside Maket
 12:00pm Sunday Session DJs Eva J & Vinnie LaDuce (DJ set) @
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Monday
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 8:00pm Matthew Armitage @ Hotel Great Northern
 7:00pm Fintan @ Railway Hotel
 7:00pm Monsieur Diop @ Treehouse
 8:00pm Reggae Afterparty @ Woody’s Surf Shack
 8:00pm Sarah Grant @ Beach Hotel
 8:30pm 4’20 Sound Reggae Night @ Beach Hotel
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Long Weekend Festivals
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BLUES FESTIVAL
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 Thursday 18th April – 22nd April
Bluesfest presents over 200 performances with various stages over 5, 12 hour days, as well as camping for up to 6,000 people, 5 licensed bars, over 100 food and market stalls, undercover food courts, beer gardens, and children’s entertainment.
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RABBITS EAT LETTUCE
Thursday 18  –  Sunday 21 APRIL 2019

Rabbits Eat Lettuce is a place of Freedom, Love & Dance Music. Come and camp in a beautiful natural environment and form a community of like-minded souls who want to escape the hustle and bustle of the city life. Rabbits Eat Lettuce lets us be human again.

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Friday 19 April

Saturday 20 April
Sunday 19 May
Monday 22 April

 

HAPPY TRAVELS

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See Ian from Happy Travels to sign up for the weekend trips! He will be in the student lounge Mondays, Wednesdays and Friday from 12pm til 3pm, or you can pop into their store on Jonson Street!

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.

Easter Baking! 17th April

The Easter celebrations continue with more tasty treats ❤

In our Easter Baking activity this week we made Chocolate Brownie with an Easter Twist and Easter Nests! We were also lucky enough to be gifted some lamingtons from our friend Alfred – the Bike Man.

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To make the Easter Nests, we first melted chocolate in a bowl and added butter and golden syrup. We then combined the cornflakes to the bowl and mixed until the chocolate covered the cornflakes. It was now time to create the nests. Using a spoon we filled a paper cupcake case with the mixture and added decorations before putting in the fridge to set.

For the Easter Brownie we followed this recipe:

Brownie Recipe:

Ingredients

  • 125 g butter
  • 1 1/2 cups caster sugar
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 cup plain flour

Recipe

  • Melt the butter in a medium saucepan.
  • Stir in sugar, cocoa, vanilla and salt.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Quickly whisk in eggs.
  • Fold through sifted flour.
  • Spoon the mixture into a greased and lined 18 x 28cm slab tin.
  • Bake at 170C for 25-30 minutes.
  • The mixture will seem soft but will harden on cooling.
  • Allow to cool in tin before removing.

For the Easter twist, we took the brownie out of the oven after 20/25 minutes and pushed chocolate eggs into it and baked it for a further 5 minutes so they could melt into the brownie! Delicious!

Our creations turned out amazing!! Well done everyone.

Happy Easter and enjoy the long weekend!!

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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.

Easter Coffee Club! April 16th

This week we spiced up Coffee Club with hot cross buns to celebrate Easter!

hot cross bun is a spiced sweet bun made with raisins, currants or chocolate. They are marked with a cross on the top, and traditionally enjoyed on Good Friday. The eating of hot cross buns  marks the end of Lent because they are made with dairy products which are forbidden during this period.

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Talita, our birthday girl enjoyed her first ever hot cross bun! 🙂

It is safe to say everyone enjoyed the hot cross buns, especially warmed up with butter 🙂

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! April 12th

Congratulations and farewell to our students graduating Lexis Byron Bay!

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Joan, from Spain, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. We have appreciated your kind, relaxed, nature. Thank you for always bringing a positive attitude to class. You will be missed, we wish you all the very best for your future.

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Li Yu, from Taiwan, graduates from Elizabeth’s Elementary class. You are a very motivated  student and have improved a lot over the last 8 weeks. It has been a pleasure to teach you and we hope you continue to improve your English in the future.

Akane, from Japan, graduates from Elizabeth’s Elementary class. Even though it has been a short time, it has been very lovely to have you here at Lexis. Thank you for working hard and contributing to class. I hope you continue to study more in the future. All the best.

Daniel, from Spain, graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. We have thoroughly enjoyed getting to know you throughout your time at Lexis and we are so proud of how far you have progressed. Thank you for being a dedicated and enthusiastic student. Enjoy the rest of your travels around Australia, all the best 🙂

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Emanuele, from Italy, graduates from Adrienne’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have been a great student  and we are all going to miss your great sense of humour and your joy of life. It has been great to have you here at Lexis!. Enjoy your travels wherever you go next, and good luck in the future achieving your life goals.

Francesca, from Switzerland, graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. We have loved having you at Lexis for the last 8 weeks. You have a great personality and you have become so much more confident with your speaking and grammar. You should be very proud of yourself. We will all miss you. Take care Francesca, all the best.

Laia, from Spain, graduates from Claudia’s Upper-Intermediate class. You have been a very conscientious and hard working student. We have appreciated your effort in class and your contribution to group discussions. We wish you all the very best for your future.

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Anselmo, from Italy, graduates from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. It has been a pleasure having you at Lexis over the last 4 weeks. You have worked so well in class and have really improved since your first day here. We will all miss you around here. Good luck with your future Anselmo 🙂

Giuseppe, from Italy, graduates from Mel’s Pre-Intermediate class. You are such a respectful person and we have all enjoyed your jokes and your friendship. You have improved a lot in the last four months, especially your grammar. We will miss you and wish you all the best for the future.

Well done everyone, good luck to you all.

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! 12th April

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Today we had the perfect Friday afternoon activity… BEER TASTING!

We had 6 different beers to taste…

  • Amanda Mandarin IPA
  • Fixation IPA
  • Tooheys Old Dark Ale
  • Stone & Wood Green Coast Lager
  • Koscuiszko Pale Ale
  • Stone & Wood Paccific Ale

The students had to take note of what flavours they could taste and guess where each beer was brewed. We also tried to guess what the alcohol percentage was and the price per bottle.

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All of the beer we sampled was from Australia! Everyone guessed mostly correct, except the Koscuiszko Pale Ale, as the label has a snowy mountain and we agreed that the name does not sound very Australian!

Byron Bay’s Stone & Wood beer was a crowd favourite – especially the Pacific Ale!

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Cheers everyone, thanks for a fun Friday afternoon 🙂

 

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