Graduation!10th May

Congratulations and farewell to the students graduating Lexis Byron Bay!

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Claudia graduates from Michelle’s Upper Intermediate class. You have a great sense of humor and always bring such great enthusiasm, we are all going to miss you. Please make sure you keep in touch. All the best for your future 🙂

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Kim graduates from Kristy’s Intermediate class. It has been wonderful having you as a student. You are a very kind and always happy! You’re great to have a conversation with as you’re fluent in speaking and know lots of useful vocabulary for chatting. Thank you for all your hard work. Take care and all the best ❤

Dana graduates from Lexis today. It has been fantastic to have you as a student. You should be very proud of yourself because you have improved your English a lot since you first started. We wish you all the very best for your future but we know you will do great 🙂

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Maho graduates from Elizabeth’s Elementary class. It has been a pleasure having you at Lexis. You have been such a hard working student and get along well with all your class mates. I hope you continue to improve. All the best Maho ❤

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Celine graduates from Adrienne’s Intermediate class. You have been the dream student and the whole school will miss having you around. You are charismatic, caring, compassionate person. Thank you for all you have contributed at your time here in Lexis. Enjoy New Zealand ❤

Patricia from Spain graduates from Mel’s Intermediate class. We are all going to miss your jokes and humour. You should be proud of how much you have improved in the last couple of months, especially in your pronunciation and grammar. Thank you for all your hard work. We hope you have a great holiday. Take care and we hope to see you again 🙂

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Mano on his first day 🙂

Mano from France graduates from Paul’s intermediate class. All the best in Noosa, we hope you enjoy your time up there. Take care and all the best 🙂

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.

Hiroshima Juniors final Coffee Club! (and announcement of Scavenger Hunt winner) -March 29th

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Today we had our final Coffee Club for our Hiroshima Juniors group! We had our usual favourites – delicious coffees and TimTams, as well as a very fun game of Uno. We all chatted about what everyone did yesterday evening and took the time to reflect on their two-week trip so far. Everyone agreed that they would like more time here at Lexis Byron Bay as they are enjoying it so much!

We also announced the winner of our recent Scavenger Hunt photography challenge – it was the amazing group Yoga shot, taken by Kanon. Well done Kanon! 😀 See her winning shot below and her accepting her prize – TimTams! 😀

 

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.

Boomerang Painting! March 27th

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Today we had the very fun and creative activity of Boomerang painting! Our Hiroshima Juniors joined with  their classmates and together, we all painted our own individual boomerang.

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Everyone ready to start! 🙂

I had some painted boomerangs to show as examples, as well as some information about the meaning behind all the symbols – an interesting insight into the traditional Aboriginal style, used to tell stories through the artists paintings.

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See everyone concentrating hard on their masterpieces! 😀

Some finished details…

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.

Hiroshima Juniors Coffee Club! March 27th

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This morning, we sheltered from the morning rain, in the comfort of the student lounge! We all met at 9am and began our time with a quick catch up on everyone’s week, finding out what we all got up to in the evenings and reflecting on their time so far in Byron. We all agreed that the last week and half has gone by very quickly! 🙂

We all enjoyed some delicious coffees and Tim Tams while playing some games of Jenga and Uno.

 

CHEERS! (or ‘kampai’, as they say in Japan 🙂 )

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.

Hiroshima Juniors New Starters! March 18th

Today we extend a very warm welcome to our junior students, all joining us from Hiroshima, Japan!

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Saho loves playing the piano. Her favourite subjects in school are Maths and English. She finds the English language very interesting and also studied it in Canada last Summer! She would like to improve her English speaking so she can work in other countries in the future.

Hisatoshi comes from a family of  five. His hobbies include listening to music and watching music videos on YouTube. He would like to be a doctor! He has studied English for fourteen years but really wants to improve his speaking skills for the future.

Taisei loves listening to music, reading, eating and is a keen tennis player. He is part of a tennis club in his High School back home. He would like to study English here in Australia so he can speak with many new people and feels that this experience will really improve his level of speaking. He would like to work all over the world in the future, so learning English is very important for him.

Momoka is 18 and has one sister who is a dance instructor. She loves watching videos on YouTube, finding it both fun and relaxing. She loves exercise, especially soccer and basketball and plays on a team for both sports back home.

Eriko (or ‘Eri’ as everyone calls her!) comes from a family of four. Her main hobby is dancing and she particularly loves dancing to Japanese and Korean Idol groups. She goes to an all-girls school and really enjoys her school life in Japan. She does six English classes a week at school and is looking forward to improving her language skills here at Lexis Byron Bay.

Misuho is part of a brass band club in her school and plays the trombone! Her hobbies are reading and playing games. She has a great love for plants. She really wants to improve her English so she can be friends with people from all over the world.

Taiki is a 17 year old High School student. He loves drawing – particularly cartoon characters such as Disney and Pokemon. He really wants to learn more English to make many friends here. He is trying to make a big effort with his listening, writing and speaking in order to do so.

Kanon comes from a family of four – and a cat! She loves playing tennis, piano and collecting precious stones. She is in the tennis club at her school and usually plays after classes. She wants to go to University and is interested in jobs which use the English language, so it is very important to her to improve her English speaking skills while here in 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.

Jobs! March 6th

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If you need help writing your resume you can go to GIL any day between 12-1pm and 2-3pm; in room 8 every day except Mondays when it’s in room 7 – then email to: adminbyron@lexisenglish.com and we can print 10 free copies every day for you 🙂

CASUAL CAFE ALL-ROUNDER

Legend Pizza – Byron Bay

Job description

busy local pizza shop in Byron Bay requires a pizza making guru, must be able to work under pressure , be competent in food prep, job includes customer service , cleaning , and night time shifts, must be all round hard working. must have drivers license and be able to work weekends.

Shift details

  • 20 – 30 hrs per week
  • Both days at the weekend

Shifts available during these times

 

The ideal candidate will have

  • At least 6 months’ experience as a Café All-rounder
  • The right to work in Australia

CLICK TO APPLY

 

CASUAL COOK

Byron Bay – Casual/Temporary

A cafe in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Cook (up to 20 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Cook
  • Have the right to work in Australia

CLICK TO APPLY

 

REMEDIAL MASSAGE THERAPIST
Join our team at The Haven.

Good conditions guaranteed pay, 3-4 days incl w/ends, pref health fund rebates

CV to: contact@thehavenbyronbay.com

 

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 Lexis Students… at WORK! :)

Here at Lexis, we have students from all over the world. Some come to Byron to study for a week, some for a few weeks and some, for many months! I caught up with some of our students who are lucky enough to be on a working holiday visa, to ask them a few things about their working life here in Byron…

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Judith joined us from Spain in April of last year and will be with us until next November! We are delighted to also have her on board with us here at Lexis. Read on to find out how 🙂

1. WHERE DO YOU WORK?

I work in Lexis English School as a cleaner and in Orgasmic Falafel restaurant as a waitress in the street offering falafels to people, as well as cleaning, preparing and helping to put away chairs, tables etc.

2. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WORKING IN BYRON BAY?

The flexible schedule in most Byron jobs and the work atmosphere. Byron is a relaxed place, of course there are some busy days with stress, but there is no comparison with most of the jobs in Spain and probably in Sydney or other big Australian cities. I also like that in Byron, there are a lot of jobs where you finish at 5pm and you have a whole evening free or if you work in a restaurant, you can enjoy the whole day and work in the afternoon/evening. In Spain, most of the jobs are ‘split-shift’ so it feels like you just work all day, then go home to sleep.

3. WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB – AND WHERE?

My dream job is to work in a big company, analysing employees – analysing their worries, motivation, personal life and then try to create a better working environment for them, for example – maybe one employee will be more efficient and happy at work if the boss lets them finish 30 minutes earlier so that they can pick up their child from school. I would like a job that allows me to travel – a company who has offices all over the world, so that travelling is part of my job. I would love to have a flexible schedule – I could work really hard for a few weeks and then travel for one or two weeks at the end.

4. ANYTHING ELSE TO SAY? 

Today is a perfect day to be proud of yourself! Have a lovely day 🙂

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Leo joined us last September from Brazil and is studying at Lexis until December next.

1. WHERE DO YOU WORK? 

Fish Mongers (fish restaurant in Byron)

2. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WORKING IN BYRON BAY?

I love that I’m improving my English by dealing with customers and speaking with natives more often and that I’m working in a beautiful town 🙂

3. WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB – AND WHERE?

My dream job would be working in something that makes me feel happy every day. Ideally, this would be in Psychology and would be close to the ocean! 🙂

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Ania joined us last September from Spain and is with us until next August

1. WHERE DO YOU WORK? 

I work in The Bower (hotel) as a cleaner and also in Orgasmic Falafel restaurant as a waitress.

2. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WORKING IN BYRON BAY?

I like working here because when you finish work you can enjoy the beach and the nature! It’s the best way to enjoy Byron – ‘like a local’! 🙂

3. WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB – AND WHERE?

Working as a nurse! (I am a qualified nurse). This is why I need to improve my English and work hard to achieve my goal.

4. ANYTHING ELSE TO SAY? 🙂

Living this experience in Byron is the best decision that I’ve ever made ❤

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Maria has been with us since December and will study here until next July. She joins us from Spain!

1. WHERE DO YOU WORK? 

I work as a cleaner and dishwasher here in Byron when I finish my classes each evening and at the weekends.

2. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WORKING IN BYRON BAY?

I like working here because Byron is a magical place with an amazing quality of life.

3. WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB – AND WHERE?

I am a qualified dentist and would love to work as one here!

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Pedro joined us from Spain last December and will be with us until the end of May.

1. WHERE DO YOU WORK? 

I work in town, in Bayger. It’s a burger place, where we make really lovely and healthy burgers.

2. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WORKING IN BYRON BAY?

The people! The biggest beauty of Byron is the place and people. I work with a lovely team and the customers are really kind and patient. Everybody says ‘no rush’ 🙂 It’s still hospitality but in this environment, totally different vibes 🙂

3. WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB – AND WHERE?

Motorcycle tester and seller – in my home country of Spain or the Canary Islands.

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Lucas is from Brazil and has been with us since last March! Unfortunately he is leaving us now (we will miss you Lucas!! 😦 ) and so, will be finishing up at work. He has been working in Byron for many months.

1. WHERE DO YOU WORK? 

At the Rails!

2. WHAT DO YOU LIKE ABOUT YOUR JOB AND WORKING IN BYRON BAY?

I like working there because in my opinion, the Rails is the best place go out and have fun! Since I started working there, I have really improved my English and also get to appreciate the daily live music!

3. WHAT IS YOUR DREAM JOB – AND WHERE?

I am a Civil Engineer so my dream is to start working in this area, ideally back in my home country, Brazil.

 

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.