Cambridge Welcome Pizza! December 30th

To welcome our new Cambridge students we celebrated with pizza. A perfect summer day for a pizza party ūüėĄ.

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Everyone’s looking famished (hurry up and take the photo already)!

First bite!

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Delicious!!!

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So happy.

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We hope you enjoyed the pizza?!

 

 

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.

Happy Class!! Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) with teacher Josie.

Our Cambridge classes have just wrapped up and finished their exams ready to enjoy summer in Australia.

Josie’s CAE class were a very studious bunch, with 7/11 students maintaining 100% attendance for the entire 12 week course.

They didn’t just study though. They also made the most of being in beautiful Byron Bay and, before they left, Josie asked them all to write a paragraph detailing what they loved best about their temporary home in Australia.

The unedited paragraphs are below and, judging by these, all the students will hopefully have done very well in their final exams.

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Yves– My time here in Byron Bay has been absolutely awesome! Lexis English school is a super professional place to learn English. The town has a lot to offer, especially the restaurants and the nightlife, which never disappoints. What’s better than having a chicken burger at Main Street Burger Bar!
Most of the time we started the night at the Beach Hotel before dancing to great techno sounds at Locura. Byron Bay is definitely a place I would recommend to everyone. Such a fantastic place just to relax and soak up positive vibes.

Sara – What I can’t get enough of is Tallow Beach. I’ll always remember the first time I saw it: white, as an unspoiled sight that makes you unwind. Blue, as the serenity that bursts in you when you walk along it.
When you need some time to come back to your centre after the madness of Byron by night, this awe-inspiring place is what you can’t miss out on.

Tamara – On our first weekend here in Byron Bay we went to Brunswick for a barbecue. It was really relaxing and I was able to have a chat with everyone and get to know them better. Great start to a new chapter of life. Byron Bay has been fantastic.
Not only did I meet great people with whom I had an incredible time and hope to stay in contact with after we leave, but also it became a second home. I stayed in a charming house with a breathtaking view over Byron Bay, a picture I will always remember.
Ther are lots of things I’m going to miss after I leave. Byron Bay is a lovely town with plenty of charismatic little cafes.

Francesco – Byron Bay is one of the most vibrant towns along the east coast. What I loved the most was Tallow Beach. Going for a wander or just lazing, soaking up the sun, gives you a sense of incredible peace.
It’s easy to bump into people, most of the time travellers, and getting to know different aspects of different traditions.

Juhee – Byron Bay has been a breath of fresh air in my life. There are lots of stunning beaches where I have been, soaking up the sun. I don’t know how many times I saw dolphins in the ocean! It was such an unforgettable experience.
Everything, such as the weather and people, makes me feel over the moon. Honestly, I don’t want to leave this paradise. I’m completely sure that I will miss this most charming place in the world.

Celine – My best way to start a typical day in Byron is to have a refreshing swim while I’m soaking up the early morning sun. Then, the place I like the most to have a delicious acai bowl is the eco-friendly Top Shop cafe, which is the meeting point for every Australian.
If I’m searching for a quiet and relaxing spot to chill out, I definitely go to the beach while having a mouth-watering ice cream. Because it’s extremely challenging to make up my mind to choose a flavour, I usually go with the one that catches my eye.
My favourite activity in the evening is unwinding with the talented musician who plays on the grass.

Florian – The lighthouse is definitely the place I prefer to go in Byron Bay. Even though it is quite challenging to get there, the view is worth the effort. Either for sunrise or sunset, the outlook is certainly breathtaking. Since my first time at the beginning of my trip, I’ve been on cloud nine every single time I reach it!

Sarah – Not only did I have the time of my life here in Byron, but I’m going to miss a lot of things for sure. Apart from the golden beaches, where I spent most of my time, I’ll miss the lighthouse, which is the most beautiful place to watch the sunset.
What also is fantastic is the town itself. I fell for the countless gorgeous and delicious cafes and the bustling and vibrant vibe in the evenings when you find live music around every corner.
Byron and the people here made me feel right at home and I’ll definitely come back!

Chloe – No sooner did I set foot in Byron that it’s relaxing vibes enveloped me and I immediately felt at home. Not only was I delighted by the heavenly food of the local farmers market as well as the charming restaurants in town, but I was also over the moon to discover the awesome music in the streets.
I would strongly recommend this lively little town, where you can wander and go with the flow to enjoy everything this place has to offer.

Eva – This experience has been a breath of fresh air in my life. I didn’t have a clue that it could bring me so many memorable moments.
Byron Bay is a spectacular village surrounded by incredible beaches, where you can play it by ear and discover yourself!
From running to the lighthouse at dawn to drinking beer with your friends enjoying the music in any charming place. Byron is full of amazing spots that will leave you speechless.

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Cambridge Graduation! Paul’s CAE Class – June 7th

Congratulations and well done to our Advanced Cambridge students for completing 12 weeks of study!

We have loved having you all here at Lexis Byron Bay! Thank you all for being such hard working students.

Enjoy the long weekend ahead, and good luck for your remaining exams! <3

 

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Paul’s CAE class: Mario, Islania, Nadine, Chantal, Audeline, Alejandro and Joelle.

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Cambridge Graduation! Paul’s CAE class – 15 March

Well done to our Cambridge students for completing their 11 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here at Lexis Byron the past 3 months!

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Good luck with your remaining exams¬†‚̧

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Paul’s CAE class: Laura, Rachel, Giorgia, Nora, Victor, Teacher Paul, Dorothea, Jeremy, Sonja, Jessy, Nuria and Alessandro¬†

 

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Cambridge Graduation! Elizabeth’s CAE class – 15 March

Well done to our Cambridge students for completing their 11 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here at Lexis Byron the past 3 months!

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Good luck with your remaining exams¬†‚̧

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Elizabeth’s CAE class: Daniel, Louise, Marina, Lucien, Duncan, Teacher Elizabeth, Eric, Andrea, Maite, Elsa and Elisa (Sven missing from photo)

 

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New Starters – Paul’s CAE class! 31 December

This week we welcome some new and existing students to our Cambridge Courses here at Lexis Byron Bay!

Joining Paul’s CAE class we have: (left to right) Teacher Paul, Jessica, Sonja, Laura, Davide, Pirmin, Larissa, Rachel, Nuria and Helene. (Vanesa, Maria and Jeremy missing from photo).

Next week they will be joined by Diana, Dorothea and Ana.

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It’s great to have you all here with us!

 

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New Starters – Josie’s CAE class! 31 December

This week we welcome some new and existing students to our Cambridge Courses here at Lexis Byron Bay!

Joining Josie’s CAE class we have: (left to right) Elsa, Teacher Josie, Eric, Sven, Louise, Daniel, Paulo, Maite, Andrea and Elisa.¬†

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To practice their speaking, listening and writing, as well as get to know each other better, they were put in pairs and had to write about their partner. From this we can now learn a little bit about each of them…

Maite is from Ibiza, Spain and she is in Byron Bay to learn English and travel. She has been studying English at Lexis for about 2 months. She is working to save money for traveling. She thinks that learning English allows her to talk and to know people better. She loves to experience new things and for her material things don’t bring happiness.

 

Sven arrived a few days ago. He’s a guy from Switzerland. He lives in Bern, the capital city, in a small village called Schmitten. He has been studying English for 7 years. Sven lives a a healthy life. Once a week he does crossfit, goes to the gym or plays tennis. He is the kind of person who is shy in meeting new people, but then he’s going to be open minded. His perfect day in Australia: going to school in the morning, after that he would go to the beach with friends. In the evening he would go out to eat a burger with some beers. After that he would go to the beach and enjoy the time.

 

Elisa lives in Geneva in Switzerland. Her mother language is French. Before arriving here 3 months ago she was in high school. She really likes meeting people and learning about them, listening to their stories, learning their way of thinking. She hates repetitive things and that’s why she thinks it is really important to have a job she likes with new things all the time. Elisa used to do contemporary modern lessons in Switzerland. She also loves skiing (as every real Swiss person!) and hanging with friends.

 

Eric is from Spain and he can speak Catalan, English and French. He is the kind of person who you can trust and who helps others. This reliable person has also a very optimistic mind. This way of thinking can reassure who don’t see hope where there is. For example, when there is a problem, he will do his best ti find a good solution. Greece is his favorite country because of the historical monuments and the sympathetic people. The last thing I would say is that he doesn’t want to be famous in a superficial way but for what he is, his actions and his virtue.

 

Daniel wants to be a high school teacher back in his home country Switzerland. For that he needs the Cambridge Advanced Certificate. But that’s not the only one reason; he likes to travel and wants to have the opportunity to fluidly talk with all kinds of people and cultures around the world. On his bucket list Thailand and other Asian countries stay at the top. So Daniel is an open minded person and likes to get to know new people. Here in Australia he will use the chance and will live his perfect days with them. Part of these are to enjoy the beaches, make sports and go out in the evening.

 

Andrea is from the Czech Republic and has already arrived a couple of months ago. She loves the nature, listening to music, traveling and napping. She is open to meet new people but she is not a big fan of small talk. Lately she has been travelling a lot and has not been home for a long time. Her ideal destination for a future holiday would be the Tonga Islands, where she would love to scuba dive.

 

Louise come from Switzerland, from Bern, where she is very happy to live in. Although she loves Australia after only 3 days and considers it as a memorable place! She loves taking naps and she would spend her ideal day with friends chilling, sharing drinks and have a good laugh on the beach. She wants to learn to surf and visit America.

 

Paulo is from Brazil’s capital, Brasilia, and he is 31 years old. He came to Australia almost three weeks ago with his fiancee. They came to the Kangaroo Island to travel around the country and to improve their English. To keep fit Paulo does crossfit and sometimes he challenge himself doing skydiving, scuba diving or even bungy jumping. A perfect day for him would start doing some sport, having a good lunch and glass of wine in a restaurant on the beach and finishing the day at a sunset party, which seems to fit perfectly at Byron Bay. He pictures himself in five years working at the same job as a Government consultant and raising a couple of kids.

 

Elsa is a beautiful Switzerland girl and so sweet. She was working and studying at the same time as being an interior decorator. She came to Australia to visit and learn English for her studies, but now she change her mind and she wants to be a skiing teacher. As an adventurous girl she wants to go to India and South America. At the moment she speaks almost three languages: French, English, a bit of Catalan and also a bit of German.., but she wants to learn Spanish and improve her Catalan and German. She loves music and it helps her to be more confident and share herself with people and also find herself.

 

 

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Cambridge Welcome Pizza! 31 December

On the last day of 2018 we welcomed our new Cambridge students, as well as four new General English students.

Everyone, including returning students, was treated to a free pizza lunch. The weather has been absolutely glorious here over the whole Christmas break, and this was no different on New Years Eve. This meant the students could enjoy their pizza in the sunshine and get to know eachother a little better ūüôā

Happy New Year to all, wishing you a wonderful 2019 <3

 

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End of Cambridge Sausage Sizzle! 30 November

Last Friday we celebrated our Cambridge students finishing their 3 months of study!!

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We put on a Sausage Sizzle for all our students to enjoy during their lunch break. It was another beautiful summer’s day here so everyone was able to sit outside and enjoy the sunshine while they snacked on their sausages!

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I was joined again by my wonderful BBQ assistant, student Eric, who helped to ensure none of our students went hungry!

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Dream Team <3

Good luck to all our Cambridge students on your remaining exams <3

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Cambridge Graduation! Paul’s CAE class! 30 November

Well done to our Cambridge students for completing their 12 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here at Lexis Byron the past 3 months!

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Good luck with your remaining exams¬†‚̧

Paul’s CAE class: David, Salome, Nicolas, Gessica, Teacher Paul, Judit, Rosario, Shannon, Severin, Daniel and Joya!

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New Starters – Cambridge! 10 September

Welcome to our new students starting our Cambridge Courses at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Kathleen’s Cambridge First (FCE) class: Chloe, Karin, Anna, Fabienne, Gessica and Maria (not pictured).

They are joined by our existing Lexis students Roberta, Dana, Lorane and Jeferson.

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Paul’s Cambridge Advance (CAE) class: Estelle, Celia, Sandra, Severin, Rosario and Joya (not pictured).

They are joined by our existing Lexis students Judith, Salome, Nicolas, Shannon, Bartosz and Tania.

 

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End of Cambridge Sausage Sizzle! 7 June

Last Thursday our two Cambridge classes (Cambridge Advanced and Cambridge First) finished their 12 weeks of studies!

To help them celebrate we put on a Sausage Sizzle for all of our Lexis students.

It was a beautiful winters day so everyone was able to enjoy their free lunch out in the sunshine!

Thank you to our lovely students Gabriela and Miyu for helping out <3

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Cambridge Graduation! Josie’s CAE Class! 7 June

Well done to our Cambridge students for completing their 12 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here at Lexis Byron the past 3 months!

Good luck with your remaining exams <3

Josie’s Cambridge Advanced class: Alex, teacher Josie, Benoit, Judit, Noe, Cristiano, Martin, Tanja, Luciana, Marie and Virginie

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New Starters – Cambridge! 19 March

Welcome to our new students starting our Cambridge Courses at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Left to Right: Manuel, Patrick, Tanja, Yves, Xenia, Rieko, Celine, Sandra, Alexander, Cristiano and Noe.

The group will be split into two classes: Cambridge Advanced (CAE) with Josie and Cambridge First (FCE) with Paul!

We look forward to getting to know you all over the next 3 months and hope you enjoy your studies at Lexis Byron Bay¬†ūüôā

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Cambridge Graduation! Josie’s CAE class! 16 March

Congratulations to our Cambridge classes for completing their 11 weeks of study!!

We have loved having you all here and wish you the very best with your remaining exams!

Josie’s Cambridge Advanced class: Amanda, Tifany, Michaela, Pablo, Julia, Mirjam, Alisha, Nathalie, Sandro, Oriol, Marcel, Nina, Marina and Natalia (missing from picture)

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End of Cambridge BBQ! 15 March

Today was the last day of studies for our Cambridge First classes and tomorrow we’ll also be saying goodbye to our Cambridge Advanced class!

After 11 weeks of hard work they’d earned themselves a free BBQ!

All of our students were invited to join them to celebrate the end of their course and enjoy a free lunch!

One of our lovely students, Jean, did an excellent job of assisting me with the BBQ and making sure everyone got fed!

We’ll be very sad saying goodbye to all our wonderful Cambridge students tomorrow, but have one last farewell / celebration with beer tasting at 5.30pm!! See you there!

 

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New Starters – Cambridge! 2nd January

Welcome to our new (and existing!) students starting our Cambridge Courses at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Left to right: Benjamin, Nathalie, Nina, Julia-Theresa, Michaela, Mirjam, Alisha, Natalia, Alice, Laurine (General English), Celine, Sandro, Marcel and Rosa!

The group will be split into three classes: Cambridge Advanced with Josie and two Cambridge First classes with Paul and Kathleen!

We look forward to getting to know you all over the next 3 months and hope you enjoy your studies at Lexis Byron Bay ūüôā

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Cambridge Graduation! 24 November

Well done to our two Cambridge classes for completing your 12 weeks of study!!

You should be very proud of all your hard work and progress!

We have loved having you all here and wish you the very best with your remaining exams!

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Josie’s Cambridge Advanced Class: Lukas, Heidi, Gina, Leonie, Nadja, Stefan, Josie (teacher), Juliana, Tobias, Olivia, Natasha and Christopher!

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Paul’s Cambridge First Class: Renata, Irina, Stefanie, Celine, Gustavo, Paul (teacher), Robin, Shinsuke, Namjeong, Bianca, Bianca, Desiree, Corinne and Thayna (missing from picture!)!

 

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End of Cambridge BBQ! 24 November

Today we had a BBQ to celebrate the end of our current Cambridge courses!

Our two Cambridge classes, Advanced with Josie and First with Paul, have just finished their 12 weeks of study, so we thought they deserved a treat for all their hard work!

They were joined by the students from our General English classes so they could all enjoy some sausages and drinks together in the sun!

Myself and Harriett made sure nobody went hungry and everyone was delighted with their free lunch!

Good luck to our Cambridge students with your remaining exams!!

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New Starters – Cambridge! 4th September

Welcome to our new (and some existing!) students starting our Cambridge Courses at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Josie’s CAE class: Gina, Cleo-Charlott, Lukas, Tobias, Christopher, Heidi, Leonie Sarah, Natasha, Nicole, Olivia and Juliana!

 

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Paul’s FCE class:¬†Bianca B, Bianca V, Gustavo, Corinne, Shinsuke,¬†Namjeong, Robin, Teacher Paul, Celine,¬†Stefanie, Renata, Desiree, Thayna and Irina!

 

 

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Cambridge Welcome Party! 4th September

Yesterday we welcomed 36 new starters to Lexis Byron Bay! Sixteen were joining our two Cambridge Courses; CAE and FCE, and the other twenty were joining our General English courses!

We welcomed them all, and treated our existing students, to free pizzas and drinks!!

Every mingled in the sun and got to know their new Lexis friends! We hope you all enjoy your time here, we’re sure you will!! ūüôā

 

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Cambridge Graduation! 2nd June

Congratulations to our Cambridge students for completing their 12 weeks of study!

Your teachers have both expressed how hard you’ve all worked and how proud they are of your progress!

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Josie’s CAE Class: Adrian, Albert, Josie, Deborah, Ramona, Rahel, Celine, Lisa, Anais, Aline, Annina, Celine B, Roman, Christian, Tito and Bruno!

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Paul’s FCE Class: Sakiko, Consuelo, Gabriel, Julio, Paul, Timo, Maria, Cesc and Nil!

It has been a pleasure having you all here at Lexis Byron Bay and we wish you all the very best for your exams!!

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Cambridge Graduation! November 25

Congratulations to our Cambridge students! After three months of studying hard, their time at Lexis Byron Bay has come to an end. Good luck in your exams next week!

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Josie’s FCE class

Beni is from Switzerland. He has made great progress over the last few months studying the Cambridge course. He has improved across all areas and is always trying to incorporate new vocabulary and grammar into his writing and speaking. His writing is at a high level with a good style which makes it interesting to read. He is a relaxed and friendly student with a positive attitude towards learning and has been a pleasure to have in class.

Vanessa is  from Switzerland. She has shown great progress during her time at Lexis Byron Bay with improvements in all areas of her English skills. She is able to apply her knowledge of vocabulary and grammar to all areas of English, in particular with her writing. She has a lovely smile and giggle that brightened the class.

Nicole H is from Switzerland. She grasps new grammar concepts with ease and has improved a lot during her time studying the Cambridge course. She speaks clearly and naturally, using a wide range of vocabulary and colloquial expressions. She is a quick learner, a hard worker and brings a positive attitude to class.

Flurina is from Switzerland. She has worked really hard during her time at Lexis Byron Bay which has resulted in her making excellent progress with her English. Her listening and reading skills were great from the start of the course and continued to improve. She put a lot of effort into her writing and use of English and has shown great improvement in these areas as a result. She has great accuracy with her speaking, an excellent grasp of grammar and has enhanced her ability to express herself in conversation. She has a great energy that positively contributed to the class.

Laetitia is from Switzerland. She has made great improvements to her English skills, particularly excelling in her reading and use of English skills. She has good reading comprehension and a firm grasp of grammar knowledge which she is able to apply to other areas of English use. She made a great effort to speak English outside of class, which helped her to improve her English across all skill areas.

Nicole S is from Switzerland. She has put a lot of effort into her studies and shown great motivation during her time at Lexis Byron Bay. She has improved in her general use of English and achieved the highest result in class in this area. She has a great attitude to learning and was a valued member of the class.

Ayuko is from Japan. She is a hard-working student who has made great progress in all areas of her English skills throughout the Cambridge course. She has become more confident in speaking both one-on-one and in a group. She has a really lovely attitude and has been a pleasure to teach in class.

Philipp is from Switzerland. He has made excellent improvements in his English skills, particularly in applying his new grammar and vocabulary knowledge to his writing and speaking. He is able to make himself understood using clear and grammatically correct language while speaking. He has a good attitude to learning English which will help him to continue improving.

Ivan is from Switzerland. He has made great progress over the past few months at Lexis Byron Bay. He shows a lot of effort in applying new vocabulary and grammar into his writing and speaking. He always has a positive attitude and a big smile in class which has made him a pleasure to teach.

Stefan is from Switzerland. He has shown excellent improvement in all areas of his English skills. He has an aptitude for applying the vocabulary and grammar that he has learnt to all areas of English. He puts in a lot of effort to his studies which is reflected in his good results. His speaking skills are excellent and he is able to have a natural discussion and make himself clearly understood. His excellent attitude to learning English was appreciated in class!

Jarvis is from Germany. He is an intelligent, hardworking student with a great attitude to learning. He has quickly learnt the new grammar and vocabulary presented during the Cambridge course and is able to apply it for general use. He is an excellent listener and has a good memory for what he has learnt in class. All of this has made him a pleasure to teach.

Ronja is from Switzerland. She has made fantastic progress throughout the Cambridge course. She is able to express herself well in English and uses a wide range of vocabulary and grammar in her writing. She was a lovely student to have in class.

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Julia’s CAE class

Katharina is from Switzerland. She has been lovely to teach as she brings her bright personality and big smile to class. She has participated well in class activities and discussions and has put in a lot of effort to her studies over the duration of the course. She has an excellent ability to express herself and has shown a marked improvement in all areas, especially her English writing skills.

Pascal is from Switzerland. He brings a great attitude to class and is a keen learner. He has participated wonderfully in class activities and discussions. He showed a lot of improvement in all areas of his English skills, particularly with writing.

Robin is from Switzerland. He has an excellent natural ability in English and has made good improvement across all skills areas during his time at Lexis Byron Bay. He has worked hard and particularly improved his writing and speaking skills. His happy and gentle nature was a welcome addition to the class.

David is from Switzerland. He has a bright personality and bubbly nature which has been a lovely addition to the class. He has an excellent ability to express himself clearly, with great speaking skills, and has made good progress with his writing skills. He is an inquisitive and intelligent student who has been a pleasure to have in class.

Andrea is from Switzerland. He has been an absolute pleasure to have in class. His command of the English language is at a high level and has shown himself to be competent across all skill areas. He has made colourful contributions to activities and discussions, and brought a great lively nature to the class.

Patrick is from Switzerland. He is a conscientious student who has a high level of grammar and vocabulary skills, and has improved his writing skills. He has been a pleasure to have in class and has made interesting contributions to class activities and discussions. He has a positive outlook which has been a welcome part of the classroom.

Caroline is from Switzerland. She is a diligent student who has worked hard throughout her Cambridge course. She has good English skills and an strong aptitude for learning, which has helped her to make great progress during her time at Lexis Byron Bay. She asks intelligent questions and worthwhile contributions to class activities and discussions.

Tamara is from Switzerland. She is a focused student who has put in a lot of effort over the past twelve weeks, which is reflected in her excellent results. She is an enthusiastic participant in class activities and discussions. She is a keen learner with a consistent desire to refine and perfect her English skills, which has helped her to dramatically improve her writing skills and grasp new  vocabulary.

Emanuela is from Italy. She is a conscientious student who works very hard to achieve great results. She has a bright disposition and her sunny nature has lightened up the classroom. She has a keen interest in learning and is an active participant in class activities and discussions. She has been an absolute delight to teach.

Belinda is  from Germany. She is a conscientious student who has worked incredibly hard over the past twelve weeks. She has excellent vocabulary and grammar skills and has dramatically improved her writing skills. She is an active participant in class activities and discussions and brings a wonderful positive outlook to the class.

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Paul’s CAE class

Celine is from Switzerland. She is a hard working student who always comes to class ready to learn. She writes well and speaks fluently in English. Over the past three months at Lexis Byron Bay she has made great improvements to all areas of her English skills.

Pauline is from Switzerland. She works hard and as a result has improved a lot while studying the Cambridge course. She speaks fluently and writes well in English. She is a very determined, respectful student who asks questions that further her understanding of the English language.

Morgane is from Switzerland. She has worked really hard and has made great improvements to her English skills over the past few months in the Cambridge course. She speaks English fluently and makes valuable  contributions to class discussions.

Sina is from Switzerland. She is an enthusiastic learner and a pleasure to teach. She is an excellent communicator who speaks English fluently. She has worked hard during her time at Lexis Byron Bay and this has resulted in her making great improvements to her English skills.

Juliano is from Brazil. He has shown himself to be an intelligent person with a good work ethic. He grasps new concepts quickly, is an excellent communicator and has improved a lot. He has been a respectful learner and a pleasure to teach over the past few months.

Carole is from Switzerland. She is a very intelligent student who speaks English fluently and writes very well. She has improved her English skills a lot due to her hard work during her time at Lexis Byron Bay.

Nicole is from Switzerland. She works very hard in class, has great attendance and is a pleasure to teach. She speaks English fluently and writes beautifully. Her confidence in speaking and using English has grown in her time here as her English skills improved.

Yuka is from Japan. She is the student who made the most improvement during her time in the Cambridge course. This was due to her determination to speak only English while she was studying. She is a highly motivated learner and a respectful student.

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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.

End of Cambridge BBQ! November 25

After three months of studying very hard, the Cambridge course has come to an end! It feels like only yesterday we were welcoming the Cambridge students on their first day. Many friends have been made and lots of English learnt over the past three months and we will be sad to say goodbye to this group.

In addition to¬†the Cambridge students leaving, we have 16 students finishing up their General English courses today too. This gave us all the more reason to come together for an Aussie BBQ celebration and what a lovely day it was. ūüôā

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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.

November Activity Calendar!

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It’s the first day of¬†NOVEMBER¬†and we have an exciting month of activities planned in the mornings and afternoons especially for our Lexis students!

Every Monday you can stretch out and relax doing Yoga with Stef in the garden from 11-12 and with Fee in Room 8 from 2:15 to 3:15.

On Tuesdays we have Coffee Lounge, which gives our students the opportunity to practice their English and get to know each other while enjoying great coffee and yummy TimTams!

On Wednesdays we will start the month with a 1-hour Surf Lesson for our students who want to learn to surf in Byron Bay. The following week we have Boomerang Painting for the morning activity and Beer Tasting in the afternoon. Then there is Skateboarding with Flavio, Flamenco Dance with Alba and we finish off the month with a Poker Tournament!

Every second¬†Thursday¬†we have Job Club for those students looking for work in Byron Bay and wanting extra help with writing their resume, preparing for interviews and applying for jobs. This week¬†we will run a¬†Table Tennis Tournament to see who this month’s Lexis Champion is, and on the other Thursday in November we will have a round of¬†Pizza and Pictionary in the morning and¬†Mindfulness Meditation with Chloe in the afternoon.

On Fridays we start the month with baking Anzac biscuits at Aussie Cooking, followed by Volleyball  in the garden or at the beach the next Friday. Then we have Slacklining in the morning and our next match against the SAE College at the Soccer Challenge on the 18th. To finish off the month and the Cambridge course, we have the End of Cambridge BBQ.

 GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm and 2-3pm in Room 8. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

We will also continue to enjoy our Student Nights at Cheeky Monkeys every Tuesday night ‚Äď meet at BWT @ 8pm first to get your drinks, food and fun!

Don’t forget that you can book your 3-hour surf lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $50!

Have a great month!ūüôā

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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.

Meet Ellie’s CAE class!

There are¬†two Cambridge CAE classes that started this week at Lexis Byron Bay.¬†Find out more about the students in Ellie’s CAE class in the beautiful poems below!

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Andrea (by Robin)

Andrea is at first sight a deep sleeper

But he’s not lazy, he’s a footballer

In Australia, snakes and sharks are his only fear

To forget them, his has to drown in beer

A good hangout is always good

It makes him happy and in a nice mood.

 

Caroline (by Pascal)

Tattoed jewellery on her skin

Shows the expression of herself

In the shower, she will sing

Like nobody else.

She’ll find her future husband here, for sure

Blonde long hair, bearded and tattoos

This sounds like a surfer boy, put pure.

 

Pascal (by Caroline)

Pascal wants to travel so he quit his job

And actually, I think that wasn’t a flop

It was the best thing he did in his life

Maybe, he will meet his wife

You know what’s funny about him?

He can’t remember anything

The weirdest thing when he was drunk?

Yeah, can’t remember, maybe kissed some junk.

 

Tamara (by Emanuela)

Tamara is afraid not to live her life to the fullest

Determined, she continues to follow her road to the top

Easy going girl, she would be a sea animal to swim underwater

And breathes the ocean that she loves

Tamara has a celebrity crush called Travis Fimmel

At Australian actor that attracts her like the country where she is.

 

Emanuela (by Tamara)

Emanuela is not afraid too easily

But spiders and snakes

That’s what her biggest fear would be

 

High up in the sky

If only she had wings to fly

A bird she would love to be

The world from above, she would see

 

A genuine and open-minded girl

You’ll love from the start

Only Johnny Depp is able to steal her heart.

 

Patrick (by Belinda)

Peru is a place, he’d love to see

Adventurous, he likes to be

Tries hard and never gives up

Ready, set, go until he’s on top

Inception is his favourite movie

Curious about South America, which he loves to see

Kangaroos and Koalas now surround him, life’s easy.

 

 

Belinda (by Patrick)

Bee is her nickname from her South African friend

Eating chocolate makes her feeling happy

Likes paella

I’d love to drink a beer with you

Nepal is her next destination

Dolphin is her favourite animal.

Awesome

 

 

Robin (by Andrea)

Robin would love to be a panda

Obsessed with eating crispy bamboo

Being in love with the beautiful Scarlett Johansson

In fear of spiders, they are not so handsome

Now I instantly stop because this poem is a flop.

 

 

David (by Katharine)

Drums, piano, guitar and bass are the instruments that he plays

Always drinks without getting a hangover

Veggie burger isn’t a thing he would order

Interested in sound and light engineering

Dreams about being a meerkat.

 

Katharina (by David)

Kidney beans, she doesn’t like

Although she likes to sing on her bike

The only thing she wants to do, is be a tree ‚Äėcause of the better view.

 

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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.

Meet Paul’s CAE class!

We have two Cambridge CAE classes that started this week at Lexis Byron Bay. Read on to meet the seven students in Paul’s¬†CAE class!

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Nicole comes from Switzerland. In her free time she likes to go to the gym or hang out with friends. She speaks three languages; German, French and English. Nicole is staying in Byron for three months and would like to learn how to surf. Before she came to Byron, she wasn’t working.

Juliano Castro was originally imported from Brazil. He‚Äôs a music lover but not just Samba. He likes every kind of music from classic pop to Jazz. Juliano is always on fire! He speaks English and Spanish and a little bit of Portuguese‚Ķ but not fluently. No, just kidding, that‚Äôs his mother language ūüôā . Nobody knows how long he‚Äôs staying in Byron. It‚Äôs a mystery. He loves soccer and he‚Äôs addicted to the beach. He can surf, which he really enjoys. At home he works as a Building Manager.

Pauline is from Switzerland in her free time she likes to swim to go the beach and to watch movies, especially drama movies. She speaks three languages; German, French and English. She is going to stay for three months. She doesn’t know how to surf but is going to try it soon. Before coming here, she was doing an internship at McDonald’s in the finance department.

Sina is also from Switzerland. In her free time she likes to dive, to do horseriding, go to the beach and do yoga. She speaks German, Italian and English. She is staying in Byron Bay for two months and maybe more. She doesn’t know surfing but she wants to learn. Before she came to Australia she did an apprenticeship as a pharmacist.

Yuka is from Kanagawa, which is next to Toyko in Japan. In her free time she likes to go to the pub and have a beer. Yuka speaks three languages; Japanese, English and Indonesian. She has already spent almost one year in Byron Bay and will stay for another four months. Yuka can surf a little and wants to improve this. Before she came here she work for 15 years as a painter in Japan.

Celine is from Steinhausen in Switzerland. She likes spending time with her friends. She speaks German and English and a little bit of French. She is going to stay in Byron Bay for three months. She can’t surf yet, but would like to learn to while in Byron. Before she came here she was working in a bank in Switzerland.

Morgane comes from Switzerland. In her free time she likes to hang out with friends at the lake, go shopping and do sports like stand-up paddle boarding. She speaks four languages in total. At the moment she can’t surf but she’d like to learn to. Before she came here, she worked at a factory to save money for this trip.

 

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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.

Welcome New Starters!

We have 42 new starters at Lexis Byron Bay today! The students are starting General English, Cambridge FCE and Cambridge CAE courses.

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The students starting the General English course

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The students starting Cambridge FCE

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The students starting Cambridge CAE

To celebrate the arrival of all our new students, we enjoyed a BBQ in the front garden. Our BBQ Masterchef (and fabulous teacher) Paul cooked up a storm and the students took advantage of the opportunity to meet each other and start practising their English!

We look forward to getting to know you all and hope you have a great time in Byron Bay! ūüôā

 

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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.

 

September Activities Calendar!

It is the start of SEPTEMBER¬†which also brings the start of the Spring season! Check out the amazing free activities we have planned for our Lexis students this month…

Our students in afternoon classes have an exciting month of activities ahead, which take place from 11am-12pm every morning.

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Every Monday you can stretch out and relax doing Yoga with Fee in Room 8.

On Tuesdays we have Coffee Lounge with coffee, TimTams and conversation.

On Wednesdays we will start the month with a Table Tennis Tournament to find out who will be the next Lexis Champion! We will be screening a Blockbuster Movie for the students, with free pizza while they watch one of the latest new releases. For students wanting to explore Byron Bay and beyond, there will be a BWT Travel Bonanza with a free sushi lunch and great deals on travel and activities! Then we will finish off the month with some yummy Aussie Cooking.

On Thursdays we will Learn to Skateboard with Flavio and do some Mindfulness meditation with Chloe. There will also be Job Club every second Thursday for any students wanting help writing their resume and applying for jobs in Byron Bay.

On Fridays we will end the first week with Boomerang Painting to learn a bit about Aboriginal Australian art. The following week we have the 1-hour Surf Lesson for only $20 which is a great opportunity to try out surfing! We will meet a little earlier for this one, at 10am, to give us enough time to make our way to the beach for the lesson before returning with plenty of time to relax before class. We also have Olmo coming along to help us Learn to Slackline in the garden. Then we will finish off the month with a friendly game of Soccer.

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

 

The students in morning classes will also enjoy lots of exciting activities from 2-3pm every day for the month of September.

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Every Monday you can stretch out and relax doing Yoga with Fee in Room 8.

On Tuesdays we have Coffee Lounge with coffee, TimTams and conversation.

On Wednesdays we will start the month with a Table Tennis Tournament to find out who will be the next Lexis Champion! There will be a Business Course Information Session for any students interested in finding out more about continuing their studies with Lexis, and there will be free pizza for them to enjoy! For students wanting to explore Byron Bay and beyond, there will be a BWT Travel Bonanza with a free sushi lunch and great deals on travel and activities! Then we will finish off the month with some yummy Aussie Cooking.

On Thursdays we will start the month with the popular 1-hour Surf Lesson for just $20. This is a great opportunity to give surfing a try and we will meet at 3.30pm for the lesson. We will run a Trivia quiz with prizes to be won! There will also be Job Club every second Thursday for any students wanting help writing their resume and applying for jobs in Byron Bay.

On Fridays we will end the first week with a Sandcastle Building Competition down at the beach, with a prize for the best sandcastle! The following week we will head to the beach again for the very Australian game of Beach Cricket. We also have Olmo coming along to help us Learn to Slackline in the garden. Then we will finish off the month with the Soccer Challenge, playing against another school in Byron Bay. Last time we had a great match but unfortunately lost, so this time we hope to win back the trophy! Sign up at Reception to join the team!

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

We will also continue to enjoy our Student Nights at Cheeky Monkeys every Tuesday night ‚Äď meet at BWT @8pm first to get your drinks, food and fun!

Don’t forget that you can book your 2-hour surf lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $50.

 

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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.

Lexis CAE catch-up in Switzerland!

One of our lovely teachers, Julia, is lucky enough to be travelling through Europe at the moment. On her travels, she managed to catch up with a group of her former Lexis CAE students who studied the Cambridge course in Byron Bay.

On Saturday afternoon, she met up with them at the Rote Fabrik (Red Factory), which is a great spot right next to the beautiful Lake of Zurich.

Julia said: “It was really lovely to see everyone and catch up on their news. All the students had such fond memories of their time at Lexis and in Byron Bay. Thanks for coming everyone!”

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Front row (left to right): Quentin, Joyce, Martina, Simone, Jessica, Michelle. Back row (left to right): Teacher Julia, Aurelie, Nora, Julia, Raphael, Neil, Till, Geri, Raffi, Jana, Luana, Julien.

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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.

 

Graduation! June 3

Today we have the two Cambridge classes plus two students from General English graduating from Lexis Byron Bay.

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Yuka is from Japan and graduates from the Pre-Intermediate class. She was an excellent student, achieving an overall A grade. Yuka will be moving to the Gold Coast to live and work for a few months. Enjoy the rest of your time in Australia!

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Saki is from Japan and graduates from the Upper Intermediate class. She was a pleasure to have in class and made great progress with her English. Saki will now be studying to become a Yoga Instructor at a yoga school in Byron Bay. Good luck Saki!

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Paul’s FCE class graduates include:¬†Artjan¬†from Switzerland, Federico from Italy, Ayuko from Japan, Audrey from New Caledonia, Andrea from Brazil, Mireia from Spain and Yuka from Japan.

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Julia’s CAE class graduates include: Fabian from Switzerland, Santi from Spain, Adri from Andorra, Simone from Italy, Ana from Brazil, Elodie from Switzerland, Ramona from Switzerland, Simone from Switzerland¬†and Jess from Switzerland.

We wish all the Cambridge graduates all the best on their exams next week! ūüôā

 

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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.