New Starters – Cambridge! January 3rd

Welcome to the twenty-five new students starting the Cambridge Course at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Joining us we have Eliane, Alessia, Marc, Lea Tina, Jenny, Cheyenne, Sara Anna, Valeria, Louise, Nadia, Luca Joel, Pascal, Ana, Zora, Livia, Haruki, Amelie, Raphael, Ramona, Olaf, Ramona, Phillipe, Jade, Christopher and Cosmo!

We are very happy to have you all here with us at Lexis Byron Bay and wish you all the best with your studies!

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 ‘cause 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’s 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… but not fluently. No, just kidding, that’s his mother language 🙂 . Nobody knows how long he’s staying in Byron. It’s a mystery. He loves soccer and he’s 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.

Meet the Cambridge FCE class!

This week we had 11 students start in Josie’s FCE class. Read on to find out more about the students studying this Cambridge course at Lexis Byron Bay…

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Beni is 23 years old and works as an IT Scientist. He likes to ride bicycles, go hiking and play guitar. After studying English in Byron Bay, Beni wants to go to Tasmania and then to New Zealand. In New Zealand, he plans to travel by bicycle and sleep each night in his tent.

Jarvis is 18 years old and lives in Germany. He has just completed High School and is in Byron Bay to improve his English skills so he can study Law when he returns to Germany. He has played guitar for ten years and football for twelve years. He also goes skiing in the ski town of Lenzerheide in Switzerland.

Nicole is staying in Australia for five months before spending one month travelling in New Zealand with a friend. She works as a clerk in a bank and in the future plans to study at university. She hopes to travel the east coast of Australia, from Cairns to Sydney, and possibly Tasmania as well.

Stefan is from Switzerland and is 26 years old. He works in an IT company as a Systems Administrator. In this job he creates networks for small offices. He likes to go jogging, cycling and lifting weights at the gym.

Natsumi is 21 years old, is from Japan and has been in Australia for five months. Back in Japan, she has two older brothers and one older sister. Natsumi was in Australia last year and was excited by this country and the natural environment, which is why she chose to come back here. When she returns to Japan, she will continue her studies in Sports Science.

Laetitia is from Switzerland and speaks French at home. She is 19 years old and lives with her parents and her older sister. She studied at Business School for four years. She likes skiing, spending time with friends and travelling the world.

Vanessa is 26 years old and is from the German part of Switzerland, where she lives with her family. She works as a Front Office Manager. She likes snowboarding, travelling, reading books and going out. She would like to live in Sweden one day.

Ivan is from Switzerland and lives in a small village in the countryside, in the German part of Switzerland. He studied Multimedia and likes playing volleyball and soccer. While he is in Byron Bay he would like to learn to surf and to go skydiving.

Ayuko is from Japan. She likes playing soccer, having BBQs and going to the beach. She works as a waitress and barista. In the future she hopes to open her own Sushi Restaurant. During her time in Byron Bay, she would like to try surfing.

Philipp is staying in Australia for six months, until March next year. In this time, he plans to travel to the Outback and the West Coast, and possibly over to New Zealand too. After leaving Australia, he hopes to study to be a carpenter or a teacher. He likes playing the trombone.

Ronja is from Switzerland and last visited Australia when she was just two years old. She used to work as a florist. After her studies at Lexis Byron Bay, she plans to travel to Alice Springs and to drive from Cairns to Sydney in a campervan.

 

 

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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! 🙂

 

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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 – 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.