New Students! October 21st

A very warm welcome to all our new students this week.

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Shohei is from Japan. His hobbies are sports, arts, movies, and food. Shohei has been wanting to come to Australia since he was 15 to learn English. He works with a lot of customers from overseas and would love to be able to communicate better with them. He has a mother, sister and two brothers.

Claudia is from Spain. She lives in a small town called Los Bamos with her family and two dogs. She finished high school in England as she wanted to improve her English and experience another culture. Claudia believes Australia is the best place to learn English. She loves to paddle boarding and taking photos of the sunset.

Irene is from Spain. Her whole family live in Zaragoza but for the last two years she has been working in Barcelona. She studied an engineering degree in product development and design and finished her masters degree in Barcelona. The company she worked for designs and makes new products out of old plastic. It is important in her job to be able to speak English and chose to study in Byron bay because it has a lot to offer once she has finished at Lexis.

Ikuyo is from Japan. She worked for a menswear clothing company for 13 years but decided to quit. She would love to be a yoga instructor and has been learning yoga for 1 year. She heard that Byron Bay is famous for yoga and surfing. Her goal is to study English and yoga for a year and then set up a yoga studio in Byron Bay.

Veronica is from Italy. She loves nature, the ocean and would also love to have a new work experience, which is why she has come to Byron Bay. Her family live in a small city called Iglesias and she has one sister, Melissa, who is 21.

Martin is from Spain. His favourite hobbies are football and golf but he loves to spend time with his friends. He has studied Engineering and has lived and worked in Bournemouth in England. Martin has come to Australia to improve his English and likes that the weather is good here. He has a friend that lives here and has always heard about the fun experiences to be had in Australia.

Alba R is from Barcelona, Spain. She has very supportive parents and a younger sister. Alba has already lived and worked in China, United Kingdom, and France. She can speak several languages including, French, German, Spanish, and Catalan. She knows a bit of Chinese but just the basics. She has come to Australia with two friends and wants to experience the most she can while improving her English at Lexis.

Jonatas is from Brazil. He comes from a traditional catholic family who live in the south. He has come to Byron to not only learn English but also surf and meet many people. Jonatas has worked as a computer systems programmer and analyst for 10 years. Before he studied at university he completed a course in technology. His dream is to live near the beach and study English.

 Alba L is from Spain. She comes from Zaragoza, a small city between Madrid and Barcelona. She has 3 passions, basketball,  photography, and travelling. When she was 21 she moved to Barcelona to study photography. It was a difficult but worthwhile decision. Alba loves Barcelona as it has opened her mind to many new things and she also met so many different people. She has a very big family which includes 21 cousins.

Kazuya is from Japan. He has an older brother and a mother and father. He loves to work out and he sees going to the gym as a type of therapy and stress release. Kazuya used to study law at university but has decided to come to Australia and have a new experience. He would also like to be a personal trainer.

Cristobal is from Spain. His favourite hobbies include surfing and cycling. Australia is the best place for Cristobal  because he can surf every day as well as meet a lot of people. His plan is to learn English here so he can go home to Spain and be better in his job.

Nanamai is from Japan. She has a father, mother and older brother. She loves the beach, shopping and cosmetics. She has studied at college in Japan but is happy to be studying English in Australia. She is also hoping to learn how to surf while here.

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Graduation! October 18th

Congratulations and farewell to our 3 fabulous students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay.

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Davide from Italy graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. It has been an absolute pleasure to meet you and see how you’ve improved along the way. We wish you all the best and hope you are happy on your next adventure.

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Enrico from Germany is also graduating from Kristy’s Intermediate class. Thank you for being so positive! We are so impressed with your improvement in English in the short time you’ve been with us. Good luck and happy travels!

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Camille from France and is graduating from Paul’s Intermediate class. We’ve enjoyed having you at Lexis English and it’s been a pleasure to see you improved while you’ve been here. Hope you’ve had an amazing time in Byron Bay and we hope you enjoy the rest of Australia!

 

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.

Jewellery Making! October 17th

Thursdays activity was jewellery making!

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This week we had a box full of craft supplies which included a ton of thread, beads, and shells.

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With a little bit of instruction, everyone was free to make what they liked.

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Most people chose to make necklaces, anklets, and bracelets and the results were fantastic. Lovely work everyone!

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Thanks to everyone who made my first activity day a lot of fun. Can’t wait for the next one!

 

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.

New Starters! October 14th

This week we welcome 19 new students who are joining us at Lexis Byron Bay.

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Daichi is from Tokyo, Japan. He lives with his mother, father, and younger sister. He works as a Hairdresser in Tokyo and if he moves back to Japan he will open his own salon. Daichi’s hobbies include skateboarding, tennis, and road tripping. He also likes nature and wildlife and is happy to be in Australia where there is lots of wildlife.

Michela is from Germany. Her Mother is a doctor and her Father is an engineer. She also has an older sister. She works as a nurse in a hospital and has just finished her bachelors degree in health sciences. She loves to spend her time with friends and doing sports like zumba or yoga. Michela decided to study English in Australia because she wanted to combine travelling to New Zealand and Australia while improving her English skills.

Dominik is from Switzerland. His uncle lives in Astonville which is about 20 minutes away from Byron Bay. Dominik will stay in Byron for the next 4 weeks and while he is here he hopes to learn how to surf and to better his English. He has one brother and one sister and works as a tax consultant. In his spare time he enjoys playing soccer and in winter he likes to ski in the Alps.

Katherina is from Germany.  Her hobbies include running, handball, and spending time with her friends. She also has one sister called Jessica. She is in Byron Bay for two weeks to study English and after her course she will travel around Australia and New Zealand. She has been working in a bank and when she returns to Germany she is hoping to find a similar job.

Daria is from Switzerland. She lives with her family and her 3 cats. Her favourite hobby is caring for her cats and meeting with friends. She works in a Hospital as a nurse but would love to work as a doctors assistant in a practice as it has better work hours. She likes the idea of learning English because she will be able to speak to many people from around the world.

Salvador is from Spain. He loves to travel and his hobbies include playing the ukulele and working with wood. He is very keen to learn English in Australia as it is a beautiful country and he is hoping to be able to understand and talk to everyone. He is looking forward to summer in Byron and having a good time.

Melina is from Laax, Switzerland. She usually works for the council office in Laax. Her hobbies include climbing, catching up with friends and listening to music. Melina looks forward to studying English in Australia as it will give her a skill for future use.

Lena is from Switzerland. She lives in a house with her mother and her boyfriend. She loves to play volleyball and is hoping to be able to play while in Byron. Lena works as a medical assistant and just finished her apprenticeship. She loves to travel and after studying in Byron she will travel up the east coast to Cairns.

Celia is from Belgium. She lives with her mother and two younger sisters. She recently finished her studies in social media and when she returns from Australia she will work in this field. Celia is hoping to travel Australia after her course in Byron so she can meet people and progress in her English.

Lisa is from Reunion. Reunion is a small island in the Indian Ocean where she lives with her parents. She has a sister that lives in France and a brother that lives in Quebec, Canada. She loves to travel and wildlife which is what brought her to Australia. Her hobbies are running and surfing. Lisa is here to study English but will also study Biology or Nutrition.

Elvira is from Switzerland. She is a return student to Lexis English. She studied on our English + Surfers programme for four weeks last summer. Now she is back and is hoping to leave with a Advanced level of English after 6 months of study here.

Patrik is from Czech Republic. His hobbies include sport, music, and literature. Patrik and his brother work on project together called ‘The Famous Literary Group’ where they are trying to bring back modern poetry and prose. He likes how relaxed Australia is which is why he chose to study English here.

Magdalena is from Czech Republic. When she was in her country she studied music. Her main subject was singing. She loves Australian music and feels that music helps connect people and words. This is the reason she choose to come to Australia and study English. Her dream is to be creative in English and be fluent enough to write her own lyrics.

Ludovico is from Italy. He is passionate about surfing and nature. He was studying Economics at university but decided to leave and do a bar tending course instead. He choose to come to Australia because of the great surf and amazing beaches. He doesn’t have any plans for the future, but is excited to see where life takes him.

Nolwen is from Reunion Island. Her parents really like to travel, so since she was little, her and her brother have been to many different countries. Her family lived in Australia in 2009 and they have visited every 2 years since. She loves this country and thinks the people are the nicest people she has ever met. She is passionate about music, surfing and the ocean. In the future she would like to study the history of cinema as she loves making film, learning about the process of sound and making stories.

Veronica is from Brazil. Her interests include reading, doing yoga, listening to music, travelling and learning about spirituality. She is an environmental engineer, she typically works with degraded areas and wind farms. She is here in Australia to improve her English so she can confidently work on international projects in the future.

Laura is from Spain. She loves sports, especially trail running and jiu jitsu (martial arts). She studied civil engineering, but currently is not working in this field. In the future she hopes to build a hostel in Spain and attract customers from all over the world, this is why she needs to improve her English.

Miriam is from Spain. Ever since she was a child, she has always loved nature. Her hobbies include trekking in nature and water activities. She also loves to read and listen to music. She has been working as a nurse since 2014 and loves her job. She wants to improve her English so she can become a better nurse and communicate with patients from all over the world.

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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.

 

Wine & Cheese Tasting! October 11th

Last Friday afternoon’s activity was the very popular Wine & Cheese Tasting! 😀

Students from the morning and afternoon classes gathered at 5.30pm to enjoy the free wine and cheese that we had prepared in front of the school.

The students were welcome to help themselves to the range of wines including: Merlot, Shiraz, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose and Moscato.

We also had seven different cheeses to try: brie, camenbert, gouda, gorgonzoula, apricot & cream cheese, spring onion & chives and tasty cheddar.

It didn’t take long before everything was devoured and the students set off into town to continue the Friday celebrations 🙂

I hope you all had a great 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.

New Starters! October 8th

A warm welcome to our 15 new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Guilherme is from Brazil. His hobbies include riding dirt bikes and motor cycles. Last year he finished his studies as a mechanic and is now working with his Step Father to build houses. He would like to improve his English so in the future he can run his own airbnb and be able to communicate with people from all over the world.

Juan is from Spain. He loves to travel and meet new people. His hobbies include surfing and exploring new places. He would like to study tourism when he returns to his country and in the future he hopes to be the owner of a hotel. He is very excited to be studying English in Australia as he has dreamed of visiting here since he was a child.

Anna is from Germany. In her free time she loves to act in the theater, spend time with friends and play the accordion. She is lucky enough to have family friends here in Byron Bay so is staying with them while she is here. After studying English she hopes to travel around the country and visit New Zealand.

Tamara is from Spain. She loves music, nature, going out with friends and drinking 😉 During her time in Australia she hopes to surf and practice yoga. In her country she works as a pediatric nurse, she loves working with children. She believes it is important for her to improve her English as she has a lot of patients who speak English, and it is important to be able to communicate with them.

Gabriel is from Brazil. He is very passionate about music. He plays the guitar and drums. He thinks Australia is a beautiful country and everyone should visit at least once in their life time. He is unsure what his future will hold, but for now he is very happy to be studying English here in Byron Bay.

Claudia is from Spain. She has always loved animals and at home she has a dog called Leah. ❤ In the future she hopes to work as a Vet with wild animals, like whales and sharks. She believes learning English will help her reach her goals and provide more opportunity.

Sascha is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. He enjoys competing in biathlon. This sport includes cross country skiing and shooting. In Winter he is also a cross country skiing teacher in his village. He has just finished his apprenticeship as a mechanic. In the future he hopes to travel all over the world.

Robert is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. In his free time he likes to participate in active sports like boxing, hitting the gym and running. He has been told many great things about Byron Bay and all it’s magic and now he is very happy to be here studying for 6 weeks.

Enrico is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. He enjoys biking, running and playing tennis. He also likes to read a book and spend quality time with his friends and family. He is working as a project manager and has a lot of contacts with international people. He hopes to improve his English for future employment and so he can meet interesting people when he travels.

Javiera is from Chile. She loves to dance! She likes Australia for the beaches, beautiful weather and the people. She was working in a restaurant in her country and when she returns to Chile, she hopes to study.

Regina is from Chile. She loves to read, paint, draw and do yoga. She is here to experience the beautiful beaches and relaxed way of life. She is also hoping to learn to surf while she is in Australia. Regina is not sure what she will do in the future, but for now she is very happy taking life step by step and continuing to grow.

Ana is from Spain. Her hobbies include windsurfing, surfing, reading books and watching movies. She has always lived by the sea and is very passionate about water sports. She was not sure what she wanted to study after finishing high school but was motivated to come to Australia by her teacher at school. She believes English is very important for her future and is very excited to have the opportunity to be studying here in Byron Bay.

Ariadna is from Spain. She is here in Byron Bay with her sister. Her hobbies include cooking and travelling. She decided to come and study in Australia to improve her English as it is very important in her career. She is an industrial design engineer, but also a chef. While she is here she hopes to make many friends. 🙂

Yuske is from Japan. He loves to travel, and so far he has been to 12 countries. He is currently studying commerce. He hopes to be able to speak fluent English so he can travel to many countries and connect with people from all over the world.

Pascal is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. His hobbies include diving, snowboarding and biking. He is very interested in learning English for his future travels, as he loves to meet new people.

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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

 

Graduation! October 4th

Congratulations and farewell to our 5 students who are graduating today from Lexis Bryon Bay!

WIJS6039Pit, from Thailand, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. It has been an absolute pleasure getting to know you. You have been an important part of the school for the last year, and we’ve been impressed by your tenacity and persistence – you never give up!! We know you will continue to improve as you listen and speak more of the language. We wish you all the best for your future and hope to see you again. ❤

Nico, from Chile, graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. It is very sad to say good bye. You have been a wonderful student and have made many friends here in Byron Bay. All your teachers would agree, it has been a pleasure to teach you. We hope you continue to improve. We wish you all the best with your future, and hope to see you again 😀

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Camile, from Belgium, graduates from Claudia’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have improved all of your skills in the last few weeks here at Lexis. Especially your confidence in speaking has increased a lot! You are always very attentive, focused and you got on well with all students. We will all miss your sense of humor. All the best for your future ❤

Ayumi, from Japan, graduates from Claudia’s Pre-Intermediate class. It has been lovely to have you as a student. Your positive attitude is always very much appreciated. You have put in a lot of effort these past few weeks to improve you English and you should be very proud of yourself. We wish you all the best for your future. 🙂

Kento, from Japan, graduates from Claudia’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have been a conscientious student and you have worked well to improve your English skills. We hope you have enjoyed your time in Byron Bay. Good luck for your future goals Kento! 😀

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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