DJ Beginners Class! 18 May

Last Friday international DJ Mr Ha.Yes (better known to Lexis students as Happy Travels Iain) was here to give us a beginners class to DJing!

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Iain, who is a regular DJ at Coco Republic and has DJ’d at many of Byron’s popular nightspots (including The Brewery, The Northern, The Beach Hotel and Cheeky Monkeys!), showed our students some basic techniques of DJing!

This included beat match, mixing tracks, using effects and understanding musical structure and tune selection.

Maybe some of our students will joining Iain up on stage soon!

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.

Wine Tasting! 20 April

Last Friday we finished our week off with Wine Tasting!

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We had 6 different wines to try; 2 Whites – Chardonnay and Sauvignon Blanc, a Rose, a sweet Pink Moscato and 2 Reds – Shiraz and Merlot.

After trying each one the students had to guess the flavours and alcohol percentage.

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The Pink Moscato was most people’s favourite until they found out it was only was 5%!

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! 16 March

Last Friday’s activity was Beer Tasting!!

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The students had five different beers to try: India Pale Ale (Amanda), Tropical IPA (Sierra Nevada),  Dark Ale (White Rabbit), Lager (Red Stripe) and a Pale Ale (Colonial).

They had a taste of each and then had to guess the flavours, country/state, alcohol percentage and price!

Everyone was very merry by the end , just as they should be on a Friday evening!!

 

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.

Wine and Cheese Tasting! 9 February

Last Friday we ended the week with Wine and Cheese Tasting!

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There was a great selection of cheeses,  including Creamy Camembert, Tasty Cheddar, Apricot and Almond Cream Cheese, Goats Cheese, Feta and Brie.

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As well as red and white wine, we had grapes and crackers to enjoy with our cheese!

The Apricot and Almond Cream Cheese was a definite favourite and finished within minutes of being put on the table!

Many of the students then headed of to a BBQ at the beach to say a final farewell to some of our students who graduated that day!

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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.

 

Beer Tasting! 19th January

Last Friday we ended our week and started our weekend with Beer Tasting!

Unsurprisingly we had a large number of students turn up for this activity!! Luckily for me teacher Adrienne was on hand to help out 🙂

The students tried 5 different beers and had to guess the Australian state they were brewed in, the alcohol percentage and the price per bottle! Answers below:

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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.

Cheese and Wine Tasting! 1 December

We had a big turn out for our Cheese and Wine Tasting on Friday!!

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Luckily we had just enough cheese and wine for everyone!

There were eight varieties to nibble on; Apricot & Almond, Brie, Chilli Cheddar, Vintage Cheddar, Chilli Brie, Creamy Cranberry, Camembert and Smoked Cheddar!

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Which were all enjoyed with a glass or two of red wine!

Friday was also the lovely Harriett’s last day! It has been wonderful having her here at Lexis as a teacher, office support and activities extraordinaire!! She formed some great friendships with the students and staff and be will be very much missed!

 

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! 3rd November

Last Friday we ended the week by heading to the beach for a game of Volleyball in the sun!

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We managed to get the net up in record time and the competition on the way!

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There were some amazing passes from everyone, and some particularly dramatic shots from Heitor!

The students were having so much fun I left them to continue playing into the early evening!

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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.