New Students! September 30th

A warm welcome to our 5 new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week.

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Martin is from Madrid, Spain. He lives near the center of the city in a loft style apartment. His passion is boxing. He is lucky where he lives, as it is close to his boxing gym. Martin has been studying electronic engineering and business management for the last six and a half years  and has recently finished. He is here in Australia to improve his English and to have a good time 🙂

Alice is from the Italian speaking part of Switzerland. She enjoys playing sports. When she was young she practiced gymnastics, but as she got older, she needed something more dynamic. This lead her to become a triathlete. She hopes to continue to train whilst here in Australia. In the future, Alice, thinks that she may like to study hotel management or study at a school of sports. She has not made up her mind yet, so for now she just wants to enjoy her time in Australia.

Jules is from France. He loves swimming and since he has arrived in Australia he has been swimming every morning in the sea. He has recently finished his masters degree in law and now he is here to improve his English for his future career. He choose to come to Australia for the beautiful weather and beaches.

Marc is from Spain. His hobbies include, climbing mountains, football, horse riding and surfing. In Spain he works as a computer scientist. He has been working hard ever since graduating and is now looking forward to traveling and gaining personal experiences.

Marine is from Belgium. She likes to travel and discover the world. In the future she would like to study event management, but first she hopes to improve her English because she believes it is very important for her future goals. It has always been a dream to come to Australia and she hopes to make the most of her time here and meet many wonderful people.

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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.

New Starters! May 20th

Welcome to our 6 new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today!

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Kyeong Eun (Kay) is from Korea. Her interests include swimming, snorkeling and scuba diving. She has decided to study here in Byron Bay because she likes the warm weather and beautiful nature. She finds it much more peaceful here than South Korea where it is very busy. She hopes to improve her English for her job when she returns home..

Yoojin is also from Korea. She enjoys reading and riding her bicycle. Back in Korea, she worked as an early childhood teacher. While she is in Australia she wants to sky dive!

Nanami is from Japan. In her free time she likes to play basketball, soccer and baseball. She also likes photography. She was drawn to Australia because of its beautiful nature, wild animals and beaches. While she is here she hopes to see a kangaroo and a koala. In her future she hopes to be a tour guide in her home town, Okinaw.

Luc is from Switzerland. His hobbies include diving, swimming, snorkeling and gaming. He decided to come to Australia to refresh his English because it is the perfect place for him to be able to travel and explore. After his time at Lexis Byron Bay, Luc plans on going to the great barrier reef and then onto Indonesia and other countries in the region, before returning to Switzerland to continue his studies.

Monica is from Brazil. She loves music! In her home town she plays guitar at her church. She also loves to spend time at the beach and is always in a positive, happy mood. She works as a beautician in Brazil. Improving her English is very important for her because she hopes to work in Day Spa’s around the world and on cruise ships.

Eva is from Spain. Her interests include yoga, dancing and anything to do with the ocean, like swimming and surfing. She has been living in Sydney for the past 6 months and has loved it. Her main priority when coming to Australia was to be happy and she is doing exactly that 🙂

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.

New Starter! 29th May

Yesterday we had just 1 new student joining us at Lexis Byron Bay!

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Jessica joins us from Sao Paulo, Brazil. She is looking forward to improving her fluency in English whilst also enjoying her time in this beautiful country! She chose to study in Australia because of the stunning landscapes and different animals she’s hoping to come across! She will be joining Kristy’s Pre-Intermediate class and studying with us until September!

Welcome Jessica, it’s great to have you here 🙂

 

Learn English in Byron Bay. Lexis English students study General English, IELTS, FCE, CAE and English plus Surfing or Yoga in a friendly and professional school right in the heart of Byron Bay and only 15 minutes from the beach.

New Starters! September 26

We have ten new starters at Lexis Byron Bay this week. Welcome!

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Dominique is from Switzerland and has a younger sister called Sabrina. He likes to go mountain biking and also enjoys programming computers. He is working as an Electronics and Systems Engineer for an IT company. He came to Lexis Byron Bay to study English because the people of Australia are nice and easy-going.

Manuel is from Switzerland and Portugal – he has dual citizenship. He is an only child and his parents live in Porto, Portugal (where the famous wine is from!). He enjoys listening to music, experiencing local cultures and being in nature. He is currently doing an internship to become a salesman and will eventually be working for a large European paper trading company. He decided to study English in Australia because he is fascinated by the lifestyle and nature here. He also wants to learn how to surf in Byron Bay. In the future,  he hopes to study Law at university and plans to do a lot of travelling to experience many different cultures.

Ai is from Japan. She is a hairdresser and likes playing sport. She came to Lexis Byron Bay because she wants to learn how to speak English. She hopes to make friends from all around the world!

Andi is from Switzerland and has been working for two years programming industrial machinery. His hobbies are riding motorcycles, snowboarding, skateboarding, building his VW bus and participating in his Youth Group. While here at Lexis Byron Bay, he hopes to improve both his English and his surf skills, meet the friendly people of Australia and see the interesting sites that the country has to offer.

Astrid is from Belgium and is staying in Australia for the next three months. She completed high school in June and is now taking a gap year to learn English, travel, experience different lifestyles and push the boundaries of her comfort zone. She also hopes to figure out what she wants to study at University next year; regardless of what course she chooses, she wants to study in English which is why she is here! She plans to study for two months at Lexis Byron Bay before travelling for another month in Australia, then to Bali, Asia and New Zealand.

Olli is from Germany and travelled to Australia with his wife, Katrin. He works for a power company in Germany and enjoys playing football, golf and tennis. He wants to study English so that he can communicate with others from all over the world when travelling. After studying at Lexis Byron Bay he is heading north to visit the Great Barrier Reef.

Katrin is from Germany and lives with her husband, Olli. She has a wonderful garden at their home, with a small pond and Koi fish. She enjoys reading and snowboarding. She works as an Economist for a Distribution Service Operator. Her sister lives in the town of Mullumbimby, near Byron Bay, which is why she came here. After studying at Lexis Byron Bay, she will visit Hamilton Island, Airlie Beach, Cairns and Daintree National Park.

Livia is from Brazil and has two brothers and a sister. She enjoys spending time with her friends. She studied Biology at university but has not worked in the area yet. After studying English at Lexis Byron Bay, she hopes to either find work in Australia in the field of Biology or perhaps study a course in Fashion and Design.

Pol is from Spain and studies Sport Science at Barcelona University. He plays Handball at a high level and trains for about five hours on the weekend for this. While studying, he has also been working at Nike in Barcelona for the past two years. He decided to come to Australia to study English because he believes it will help both his life and his career. He chose Lexis Byron Bay for his studies so that he could experience living in a small country town.

Nil is from Spain and has just completed high school. One of his favourite things to do is photography and hopes to one day take the kind of photos that are seen in magazines. He also likes watching films, reading and playing video games. He came to Australia to study English because he believes the language is important to know and wanted to travel far from home. He hopes to learn how to surf while in Byron Bay and in the future would like to study Informatic Science.

 

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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! September 19

Welcome to the six new starters at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Clara is from Switzerland and is in Australia for a few months of her gap year between finishing high school and starting university. She has always liked soccer, and played it from the time she was a young girl. She even played in the national team for two years, which also helped her improve her German and French skills. In recent years she has given up playing soccer to focus on her school and when she returns to Switzerland she will then move to Berlin to continue improving her German. She plans to spend 6 weeks with us here in Byron Bay and another 6 weeks at the Gold Coast before returning home. She has always dreamed of visiting Australia and is very excited to study English here!

Pauline is from Belgium and has a brother and half-sister. She likes sports, such as going to the gym, skiing and handball. She has just finished high school and, when she returns to Belgium, plans to study at university. She is thinking about becoming an airline Pilot. She came to Australia to study English because she has dreamed of coming here since she was 14. She believes it is the perfect destination, as you can travel and learn English at the same time, while making lots of friends from all over the world. After her studies with Lexis Byron Bay, she plans to work and travel before returning home.

Lucile is from Belgium and lives in the capital of the country, Brussels. She loves to dance and has been practicing everyday for the past four years. Last year she was accepted into a dance company by a choreographer, which she is very excited about! She also loves to travel and visited California in the USA last year with her mother. She has just finished high school where she studied languages  (French, German and English) and economics. She came to Australia because she has only ever heard positive things about this country and has always wanted to see it. In the future she wants to become a teacher.

Anna is from Germany and lives in Berlin with her mother. She is a passionate cook and photographer, and also enjoys fashion and culture. She came to Australia to get to know the culture here. She had also heard a lot of good things about the country from her friends and wanted a “seachange”, from the city to the beach, so decided that Australia was the best place for her to learn English. In the future, she plans to study Psychology at university.

Lucia is from Slovakia and is one of five in her family with her parents, sister and brother, plus a dog called Bambi. She likes swimming and cycling. She studied Finance and Investment at university and has worked as a Manager and Interpreter for a local company which conducts business in France. She has been speaking French for five years and is now in Australia to improve her English skills to enhance her job prospects when she returns home. She hopes to speak fluently in English so that she can obtain work as a lifeguard in Australia. She also looks forward to relaxing and having fun during her time here.

Lear is from Spain and is one of four in his family, including his mother, father and younger brother. He works as a chef and cooking is his passion. He also enjoys music, particularly old school rock and roll, and motorcycles, especially Harley Davidson motorbikes. He came to Australia to improve his English and to explore different types of products and flavours to use in his own cooking back home. One day, he hopes to open his own restaurant or to teach others how to be a good, hardworking chef.

 

 

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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! September 12

Today we have seven new starters at Lexis Byron Bay.

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New starters Hiro, Roman, Flurina, Fanny (who started at Lexis last week), Maya, Julie, Jana and Barbara.

Hiro is from Japan and has been studying English with Lexis up at the Sunshine Coast school. He has now transferred here to discover a different part of Australia and the unique Byron Bay lifestyle. He hopes to improve his English skills over the coming nine weeks here at Lexis Byron Bay.

Roman is from Spain and is one of four in his family, with his parents and his younger brother. He likes to go out with friends, play tennis, watch movies and go to the cinema. He has just completed a degree in Business Administration at university and decided to come to Australia to improve his English before looking for a graduate job. He has previously worked as a beach lifeguard, a waiter, and as a tennis coach. He chose to come to Australia for the great weather and believes that Byron Bay will be the perfect place to improve his English and meet many new friends from different cultures.

Flurina is from  Switzerland and is  joining the Cambridge FCE class. She enjoys going to the beach and surfing. She wants to improve her English to enhance her future career opportunities and she decided to study in an English-speaking country to see a different culture. After considering England, America and Australia, she chose to come to Australia for the way of life, the friendly people and the sunny weather.

Maya is from Japan and has three sisters and a brother in her family. She grew up in a temple and is a Buddhist. She decided to study  English at Lexis Byron Bay because she would like to travel more and make friends all around the world.

Julie is from Switzerland and is one of five in her family, including her mother, father, older brother and older sister. She likes skiing and wakesurfing on the lake, flowers, and being in nature. She has been completing an apprenticeship with the Town Council back in Switzerland before coming to Australia. She is hoping to improve her English while in Byron Bay.

Jana is from Germany and lives in the south of the country with her parents. She also has a sister who lives nearby with her fiance. She enjoys hanging out with friends and playing sports, such as tennis in the Summer and skiing during Winter. She is studying at university to become an English and History Teacher. She has also been working in a factory and as a Ski Instructor in Austria while completing her studies. She decided to study at Lexis Byron Bay so that she could improve her English for her studies and future career.

Barbara is from Brazil and has a beautiful daughter called Ana Luisa. She likes eating, doing yoga, and spending time with family and friends. She studied Pedagogy and enjoys discussing education. She works with delinquent teenagers in Brazil and loves her job! She also loves to travel and decided to study English at Lexis Byron Bay to improve her language skills so she can know more cultures around the world. In the future, she hopes to travel the world with her daughter, discovering new cultures and meeting new people from many different countries.

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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 our New Starters in General English – September 5

Welcome to the 19 new students starting the General English course this week. Keep reading to find out a little bit about these lovely new students!

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Michelle is from Switzerland and has two older siblings, a brother and a sister, plus their Swiss dog called Xira. She enjoys yoga and going for walks with her dog. She studied Visual Communication (graphic design) before doing an Internship at an Advertising Agency in Switzerland. She chose to study English in Australia for the nice beaches and people in this country.

Noori is from Korea and is one of four in her family, including her mother, father and younger sister. She likes Art (drawing and creating things), Education, animals and plants. She studied Environmental Horticulture and has also worked in cafes, which she hopes to continue while in Australia. She hopes to achieve her goals of understanding English movies and learning how to swim while in Australia. She looks forward to experiencing the nature Australia has to offer and is already in love with Byron Bay!

Carole is from Switzerland and lives with her mum and older brother in a small town located between the French and German speaking parts of the country, so she speaks both these languages at home. She likes playing football and is addicted to travel – she has trouble staying in the same place for more than a few months! She has just finished an apprenticeship in Media, creating websites and fliers and helping the company build strong communication and marketing strategies. In the future, she hopes to complete a degree in Tourism Management. She chose to travel to Australia and study English in Byron Bay to enjoy some time off to recharge. After a few months studying here at Lexis Byron Bay, she plans to travel around the country for a month before heading to Queenstown, New Zealand to complete the Cambridge Advanced Certificate.

Julia is from Belgium and is one of six in her family, including her mother, father and three brothers. One brother is a pilot in Germany, another is studying Marketing and the last and youngest is still in school. She enjoys swimming, dancing and reading. She has spent the last four years studying Product Design at a University in Paris. She is now at Lexis Byron Bay because she needs a good level of English to continue her studies at a University in Sydney.

Laura is from Switzerland and has one older brother, who lives with his girlfriend in the same city. She is a very active person and enjoys playing tennis, surfing and running on the beach. She studied to be a teacher and then worked in a Secondary School for a year. In this time, she discovered that the students she was teaching preferred to learn English instead of French, which is why she has decided to refresh her English at Lexis Byron Bay. In the future, she hopes to go on to teach both English and French. She chose to come to Australia because she has heard many good things about this country and would like to improve her surfing skills while she is here.

Saya is from Japan and is one of eight in her family, including her two younger brothers. She enjoys playing the guitar and piano. She is studying Psychology at university in Japan. She came to Australia to study English for the great weather and little time difference to Japan. She has also heard that the Australian people like the Japanese, which helped her decision to come here!

Cristina is from Spain and has two younger siblings, one brother and one sister. She completed her studies in Business Administration three years ago and has since been working for an international company in Madrid. She came to Australia to improve her English, which will help in her career, and because she loves the culture, the surf and the open-minded people. After studying here for a few months, she will return to Spain and work in January of next year.

Yuri is from Japan and lives in a country town surrounded by beautiful nature. The town is famous for a food called ‘Katsumeshi‘. She lives with her mother, father, older sister, older brother and their cute but powerful dog. The dog is called Ame, which means ‘rainy’ in Japanese and was named this way because the weather was rainy on the first day they brought her home! Yuri likes playing sport (especially softball and surfing), watching movies and listening to music. She chose to study English in Byron Bay so she could also go surfing, and hopes to make many new friends while she is here.

Fanny is from France and is one of five in her family, including her mother, father and two brothers. She enjoys trekking, interacting with people from different countries and cultures, and discovering new places. She works as a Special Education teacher, helping children with mental disorders and their families to develop independence and socialisation, as well as understanding and acceptance in the community. She has taken time off from this work to travel and has spent the last six months in India. She is now in Australia to improve her English, particularly to have a better understanding of the words and grammar, so that she can travel around the world with more ease.

Samira is from Switzerland and is one of four in her family, including her mother, father and younger sister. She likes playing volleyball, going out with friends and family, and travelling to many different countries. She was studying to become a Primary School teacher, but is now reassessing what career she would like to do. During this time, she decided to come to Lexis Byron Bay to study English so she could improve her confidence in speaking the language. She chose to travel to Australia because her parents have visited the country and spoke highly of their experience.

Yran is from Brazil and is the youngest of three brothers. He studied Mechanical Engineering and has worked in this area for ten years, and most recently has been working as a Draftsman for a big car company. He quit his job earlier this year to travel around Brazil before coming to Australia. He hopes to enjoy the warm weather here and improve his English.

Anina is from Switzerland and is one of six in her family, including one sister and two brothers. She has a horse called Tomtom and she loves to go riding with him. She enjoys being in nature and walking through the mountains of Switzerland. She has worked for a few years in an office and has had a few months off to enjoy a long holiday. She is now in Australia to improve her English at Lexis Byron Bay before making her way up to Cairns and stopping at all the beautiful places in between!

Charles is from France and has a great older brother. He loves surfing and playing golf with friends. He is studying Law at University and just this year achieved his license. He chose to study English in Australia because it is the best place in the world to surf and a great opportunity to travel and experience another culture. After travelling in Australia, he will return to France to complete his studies to become a Solicitor.

Pauline is from Switzerland and lives with her mother and twin brother. She likes to watch movies at the cinema, having coffee with friends, surfing and keeping fit. She has been working for two years as a Secretary for the Social Service in Switzerland and loves her job. She decided to study English to enhance her career prospects for the future. She came to Australia for the hot weather and because she enjoys surfing. In the future she plans to attain her certificate in English and move into a flat with her best friend.

Jules is from Belgium and is one of five in his family, including his two sisters. He enjoys making movies, playing rugby, golf and squash, and is also learning the ukulele. He is currently in his gap year after finishing school, so is using this time to travel and learn English. Next year he plans to do a course in Cinematic or Political studies. He came to Lexis Byron Bay because he likes the English language and it helps for travel all over the world.

Thomas is from Switzerland and is an only child. He likes to play sports, such as ice hockey in the Winter and soccer in the Summer, as well as swimming in the lake. He works as a Turner and Miller in the metal industry, helping to build parts for cars. He came to Lexis Byron Bay to learn English for his career and for travelling, so he can interact with people from different countries. He hopes to travel around Australia and America in the future.

Minsik is from Korea. He came to Australia to study English and hopes to improve his language skills during his time at Lexis Byron Bay.

Felipe is from Brazil and has a brother, mother and grandmother. He likes sports, such as basketball, and outdoor activities, like climbing, hiking, bike riding, scuba diving and being in nature. He studied Business Administration and now works as a Sales Supervisor for a large beer company. He has always dreamt of coming to Australia to experience the lifestyle and the people. Studying English while he is here will help with his career, but his main motivation was the experience of travel and meeting people from around the world.

Anja is from Switzerland and lives with her boyfriend in Zurich. She works in Sales for the Swiss Postal Service. She came to Australia to learn English and to travel, and plans to stay in the country for the next six months. She is very excited and happy to be living here 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.

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.

 

New Starters! August 29

We have three new starters at Lexis Byron Bay this week. Meet Miki, Erika and Yuki!

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Miki is from Japan. She likes drawing, watching movies, skiing and swimming. She is in her fourth year of University, studying Architecture. She hopes to travel around Australia to see beautiful or amazing buildings, such as the Sydney Opera House. She would like to improve her English skills to the point of being able to think in both Japanese and English. She would also like to travel and explore this big world that we live in.

Erika is from Brazil. She likes music, especially reggae and electronic music, and enjoys camping at music festivals. She also likes the beach and reading about psychology and psychoanalysis. She has worked as a Hotel Receptionist and as an Assistant Administrator. She hopes to study hospitality in the future to help gain work back in Brazil. In the meantime, she came to study English in Australia because she loves Byron Bay!

Yuki is from Japan. He really likes to travel, most recently he visited India, and he also enjoys playing football.  He is in his third year of studing Economics at university, majoring in International Economics, which includes electronic products of China and Korea, the European economy and the American economy. He enjoys speaking English and came to Lexis Byron Bay to improve his skills so that he can work in different countries in the future.

 

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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! August 22

We have ten new starters this week at Lexis Byron Bay.

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New starters (left to right): Jain, Kazumi, Elisabeth, Denise, Antoine, Caterina, Laetitia, Angela, Mariko and Natsumi

Laetitia is from Switzerland and is one of four in her family, including her mother, father and older sister. She likes to spend time with her friends and family, listen to music and go horesriding. She has just completed her studies at Business School and hopes to work in tourism. She chose to study with Lexis Byron Bay to improve her English and because she has always dreamt of visiting Australia.

Jain is from Korea and lives with her close-knit family of her mother, father, grandmother and sister. She is interested in religion and studies management at university, at the School of Christianity. She enjoys playing musical instruments, including the piano, guitar and violin. She is interested in working in Management for Developing Countries in the future, and needs to be able to communicate with foreigners. She came to Lexis Byron Bay so she could improve her English to achieve this goal.

Antoine is from Belgium and is one of five in his family, including his two older brothers. He likes playing soccer, guitar, surfing and hanging out with friends. In Belgium he works in the shop that his parents own. Next year, he will be studying at a new school in Holland. Antoine came to Australia to learn English because he enjoys surfing and likes the variety of animals we have here.

Caterina is from Switzerland and is one of four in her family. She has a fantastic sister who she gets along really well with and all of her family are quite sporty. She likes listening to music and practicing circus arts. She is studying English so that she can get into tourism and event work. She plans to also live in the German part of Switzerland to improve this language as well.

Denise is from Brazil and lives with her husband and their pet cat. She is a fashion designer and has a range of homemade accessories, such as necklaces, bracelets and rings, that they make during the week to sell on Saturdays and over the internet. She came to Australia because her husband loves to surf. They travel a lot, so learning English is important to her. She hopes to build a pop-up store to travel her own country selling her fashion accessories.

Natsumi is from Japan and is one of four in her family, including her mother, father and younger sister. She enjoys watching movies and her favourite film is ‘Funny Face’. She studies Psychology at University and finds it very interesting and useful at times. She would like to study English to improve her speaking and listening skills, so that she can communicate with her foreign friends.

Mariko is from Japan and joins us in Byron Bay for the English in Action: Yoga course. She lives with her family of her mother, father, brother and grandmother. She works at a wedding company, welcoming people when they arrive at wedding receptions. She enjoys her work, because the guests are always happy which makes her happy too! She came to study English in Byron Bay to try new things and to have a holiday.

Kazumi is from Japan. She loves being in nature and likes to go for regular surfing and camping trips with her friends. She studied at university  then worked for 3 years as a Web Designer. She then went to Malta to learn English before travelling in Europe. After completing more studies in PHP programming, she got another job as a Web Designer. She has just left that job to come to Australia because she loves travelling and wants to improve her English.

Angela is from Spain and joins us in Byron Bay for the English in Action: Yoga course.

Elisabeth is from Spain and transferred here from Lexis Brisbane.

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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! August 15

Welcome to the five new starters at Lexis Byron Bay this week: Yoshi, Vanessa, Priscilla, Ethan and Othman.

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Yoshi is from Japan and is one of six in his family, including his mother and father, two sisters and one brother. He likes to ride his motorbike and enjoys drinking a beer with his awesome friends. After finishing High School earlier this year, he then worked in a restaurant before travelling to Australia. He chose to come here for the great weather, beautiful beaches and hopes to work on a farm. In the future, he would like to live and work  in London.

Vanessa is from Switzerland and is one of four in her family with her parents and an older brother. She enjoys swimming, reading, hanging out with friends, snowboarding and travelling. She worked as a Front Office Manager in a hotel before following her dream to travel to Australia. She is studying English at Lexis to improve her travelling experience while in Australia! In the future she hopes to move to Sweden to live and work.

Priscilla is from Switzerland and lives with her family of five including her mother, father and two younger sisters. She likes travelling, cooking, gymnastics and going to the beach, and works with young children in a kindergarten. She decided to study English here so that she can meet her relatives in Australia. She would also like to learn to surf in Byron Bay! She hopes to  do two more years of study when she returns to Switzerland, before settling down and starting a family.

Ethan is from Korea and lives with his family in Seoul. He likes to go to the beach and swim, and would like to learn how to surf during his time here in Byron Bay. He studied English in High School and hopes to continue improving on what he has learnt. When he was a child, Ethan visited Australia for one month and felt it was a very good country. He now returns to learn English and chose Byron Bay for the variety of foreigners who live and travel through this area.

Othman is from Saudi Arabia. He enjoys football, tennis and PS4, as well as going to the beach with his family. He came to Australia to learn English, which he needs in order to study at university. He chose to spend his time with Lexis in Byron Bay because he is the only  student from Saudi Arabia here, so he will be able to totally immerse himself in the English language.

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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! August 8

We have two new starters at Lexis Byron Bay this week.

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Momoko is from Japan and loves to travel. She travels once or twice each year, and has visited many different places in Japan including Okinawa, Hokkaido and Hakone. In Japan she works as a Care Worker for handicapped adults and children at a hospital. While it is a difficult job, she loves it and is already looking forward to seeing her patients again when she returns home. Momoko chose to study in Australia to take advantage of the Working Holiday Visa. She hopes to visit lots of different places in Australia and to really experience the Aussie culture.

Nuria is from Spain and is a returning student at Lexis Byron Bay. Since graduating from her previous course with us in May, she travelled and studied in many different places around Australia, such as up the Queensland coast to Cairns and Port Douglas. Even after seeing so much of the country, she still loves Byron Bay so much that she wanted to finish off her studies with us here!

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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! August 1

Welcome to the four new starters at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Hinako is from Japan and is one of five in her family. She lives with her mother, father, two sisters and lots of pet dogs! She believes it is important to learn English and came to Australia to study because her sister said the country is so good. In the future, she looks forward to starting her own family.

Chae is from Korea and is one of four in her family, with her parents and her older sister, plus their puppy. She works as a Swimming Instructor in Korea and likes to exercise. She also enjoys playing the piano. She likes the animals, fresh air and sea here, and has always dreamed of visiting Australia, which is why she came to study English in Byron Bay.  After studying for four weeks at Lexis she hopes to find a job to work and live here for her Working Holiday.

Leticia is from Brazil and is one of five in her family, with her parents and two sisters. Her father and one of her sisters is also studying in Australia, on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. She likes art, painting, making clothes, being in nature, reading books, listening to music and going to festivals. She is studying English because it is so useful for travel and work. She chose to study in Australia because it is a pretty country with beautiful nature and a great lifestyle. She will stay in Australia for some time to improve her English and hopes to do a course in yoga, art, photography or travel before returning to Brazil to study Psychology.

Maria is from Spain and is one of five in her family, with her parents, brother and sister. She loves living a healthy life, playing sports and the ocean. She likes to go scuba diving, practice martial arts and generally participating in other sports. She works as an Economist in a large multinational company in Spain. She does not have any set plans for the future, but is just looking forward to doing the things that she enjoys. She chose to study English in Byron Bay for the great lifestyle. She has always dreamed of visiting the Great Barrier Reef, so will visit this icon while in Australia.

 

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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! July 25

This week we have eight new starters joining us at Lexis Byron Bay. Meet Nagomi, Esther, Maria, Carla, Romane, Martina, Edna and Rika.

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Nagomi is from Japan and enjoys listening to English music. Her favourite song is “Don’t stop believing”,  which was the first song she could sing in English. She also likes the sea and nature, which is why she wanted to study English in Australia. She hopes to be able to speak English well so that one day she can be an Interpreter.

Esther is from Spain and and likes being active, especially with swimming and pilates. She works in Marketing at a bank in Madrid, and needs to use English in her job almost daily. She decided to study English here because it has always been her dream to visit Australia. She has always thought the quality of life, beaches and weather in Australia make it a great country to live  in. She hopes to see a koala and kangaroo before she leaves the country!

Maria is from Spain and lives in a small town in the Pyrenees Mountains. She works as a Ski Instructor in the Winter, and as a Waitress in a restaurant in the Summer. She looked at many places to visit in Australia before deciding to visit Byron Bay because it looks like paradise! She wants to improve her English at Lexis to improve her chances of finding work here.

Carla is from Spain and likes to surf and snowboard. She works as a Snowboarding Instructor, as a Waitress and at a Surf shop. She decided to study English at Lexis Byron Bay because Australia is such a nice place. She hopes to stay in Australia for a long time and make the most of this new experience!

Romane is from Belgium. She started her travels in Western Australia, where she spent three weeks learning English at Lexis Perth. She has joined us at Lexis Byron Bay to continue improving her English for another three weeks before returning home.

Martina is from Switzerland and loves riding horses and skiing. She chose to study English in Australia because it is a beautiful country that is so different from her own. She will spend six weeks with us in Byron Bay, enjoying the beaches and maybe even spotting some whales and other animals. Then she will spend some time in Queensland on a horse ranch before returning home.

Edna is from Brazil and is living in Australia with her husband and son on the Gold Coast. Her husband is a musician and her son goes to Primary School. She is studying at Lexis Byron Bay so that she can improve her English.

Rika is from Japan and enjoys listening to music and ballet dancing. She has been practicing ballet since she was just three years old. She came to Australia because she would like to be able to speak English, so that she can make friends with people from many different countries.

 

 

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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! July 18

This week we have two new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay. Welcome to Emilio and Haru!

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Emilio is from Spain and is one of four in his family. He has a brother who is five years older and also lives in Australia. Emilio enjoys playing basketball, music and playing the guitar. He is studying at university to become a Mining Engineer and believes that being able to speak English will improve his chances of finding work in Spain. He chose to come to Australia to study English because he likes to travel and wanted to immerse himself in an English-speaking culture.

Haru is from Japan and is one of five in her family, with one older and one younger brother. She enjoys playing piano, walking, picking edible plants with her mother in the Spring, and playing with her dog Momo. She has worked as a waitress in a hotel, on a rice and vegetable farm, an in a Japanese sweet factory. She hopes to improve her English and find work in Australia.

 

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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! July 11

Today we have five new students joining the Lexis Family in Byron Bay.

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Meet our new students Ugi, Edoardo, Carlo, Annie and Emil.

Annie is from Switzerland and is the “Sandwich Child” – the middle child of three sisters. She enjoys acting, singing, watching movies and meeting friends. One year ago, Annie completed her Commercial Apprenticeship and has been working for a company that sells children’s playgrounds. She came to Australia to learn English so that she could travel and visit new places. After two months in Australia, she plans to travel in New Zealand for 4 weeks. She also hopes to study in England so that she can speak English fluently.

Carlo is from Italy, but has been living in Switzerland while working as a Tutor and Researcher at University. He is a Dentist, specialising in aesthetic and cosmetic dentistry. His favourite hobby is photography. Through his work, Carlo attends international conferences, which is why he wants to improve his English. He hopes to have an amazing holiday here, discovering the beauty and culture of Australia.

Emil is from Russia and came to Australia to visit his sister who lives in Byron Bay. He wanted to study at Lexis because it is important to him to learn English.

Ugi is from Korea and is one of four in his family. He likes playing soccer and trying new things. He wanted to study in Australia and really likes Byron Bay already, because of the beaches and the kind people. He hopes to work in Byron Bay and continue speaking and learning English.

Edoardo is from Italy and likes playing sports. He is studying Economic Business and would like to work in Marketing one day. He enjoys travelling and discovering new cultures, which is part of the reason why he chose to study English in Australia. In the future, he hopes to find a great job, travel a lot and have a family.

 

 

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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! July 4

We have six new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Ferran is from Spain and is heading into his final year of secondary school before starting university. He loves everything to do with football – watching, playing and coaching at his local club! He chose to study English here because Australia is a very interesting place to visit.

Victor is from Mauritius, though he was born in Belgium. He loves to play tennis and will be learning to surf during his time in Byron Bay. Victor wants to improve his English while at Lexis and hopes to study at a university in Australia one day.

Ernesto is from Spain and is studying Law and Business at university. He likes playing sports, such as field hockey and other team sports. He came to Byron Bay to improve his English and to learn how to surf.

Fuka is from Japan and works at a restaurant where she has learnt a lot about cooking. She enjoys surfing, yoga, snowboarding and cooking. Fuka has always wanted to speak English well, which is why she has come to study at Lexis Byron Bay!

Jaeeun is from Korea and studied International Trade at university. She has worked for an Electronics company in Korea and has also spent two years living and working in Japan. Jaeeun has been in Australia for 3 months but was finding it difficult to communicate with all her new friends, so has decided to learn English with Lexis in Byron Bay.

Santiago is from Spain and is joining the Lexis Family in Byron Bay tomorrow!

 

 

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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 Starter! June 27

Meet Sua, our new student at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Sua is from Korea and is one of four in his family. He enjoys watching horror movies and cooking. Sua studied and worked in Physics back in Korea but would like to run his own business in the future, running a pub, restaurant or guest house. He is learning English in Australia to challenge himself, travel and meet new people.

Welcome to the Lexis Family, Sua! We hope you enjoy your 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.

New Starters! June 20

This week, we have six new starters at Lexis English Byron Bay. Welcome to Valerie, Masumi, Rodrigo, Jongwon, Rafael and Tom!

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Valerie is from France and is a nurse who has worked in hospital, clinical and home environments specialising in child and cancer patients. She enjoys travelling, nature, art, culture, spending time with friends, jogging, yoga and meditation. She is starting her travel in Australia to discover the landscapes and to learn English so she can speak with and understand the people she meets along the way.

Masumi is from Japan and is one of four in her family. She enjoys music, sports, exercise, going for walks, going to the beach and travel. She is in Australia to learn English so that she can talk to people all around the world.

Rodrigo is from Spain and likes to go skiing, snowboarding and surfing. He is an Interior Design student and works as a Ski Instructor. He is learning English in Byron Bay so he can use English in his work, teaching ski students from different countries, and to be able to talk with people of all nationalities.

Jongwon is from Korea and studied Train Electronics at College. He likes watching movies and listening to music. He has always dreamt of living in another country to experience the different cultures and lifetsyles, and plans to continue travelling all over the world for the next few years. He came here to learn English because Australia is very peaceful and friendly.

Rafael is from Spain and is a Law graduate with a Masters in Finance. He loves sports and likes to work out every day. He chose to come to Australia to study English because of the friendly, inclusive people.

Tom is from France and was born in the Ivory Coast. He is from a family of five, with his parents, younger brother and younger sister who still live in Africa. He enjoys fishing, surfing, and practising judo and jiujitsu. He completed a degree in Aquaculture and has worked at a fish farm. After studying at Lexis, he hopes to move up to Cairns to work on a tuna farm or do some fruit picking while visiting the surrounding national parks.

 

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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! June 14

Today we welcome three new starters, Gaspard, Fuki and Juliano, and one returning student, Shinsuke, to Lexis Byron Bay.

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Gaspard is from France and is a student at High School. He really enjoys surfing and playing rugby. He is studying English in Byron Bay so that he can surf the perfect waves and see the unique animals of Australia. He hopes to improve his English so that he can pass his test in France next year. He also hopes to improve his surfing while experiencing the famous surf of Australia.

Fuki is from Japan and is one of five in his family, which is made up of all boys except his mother! They also have a family dog. He has been surfing since he was three-years-old and enjoys making videos with his old-style camera.

Juliano is from Brazil and is one of five in his family, with parents who have been married for 41 years! He enjoys playing soccer and other sports, computer games and history. He has studied Civil Engineering and worked in construction and running a food truck. He has always dreamed of visiting Australia, and thought it would be a perfect opportunity to study English too.

 

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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! June 6

Today we have eight new students joining the Lexis family in Byron Bay!

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Barbara is from Switzerland and has moved to Australia with her family of four. She worked in Social Work back in Switzerland and hopes to do something similar here. Barbara is studying at Lexis Byron Bay because she wants to improve her English for living in Australia.

Seohyun is from Korea and is one of four in her family. She enjoys singing. She needs to learn English for her job and would like to develop her confidence in using English during her time at Lexis Byron Bay.

Isabella is from Brazil and lives with her family near Sao Paulo. Her parents run a marina and hotel, which Isabella also works at. She has always enjoyed water sports such as skiing and wakeboarding, and also enjoys cooking in the restaurant. She studied Food Engineering at University but decided she does not want to work in the industry. Isabella wants to improve her English and find some work with food while in Australia, to see what opportunities come her way. She is also here to travel, meet new people and absorb as much culture as she can.

Victoria is from Spain and is one of four in her family, who are very important in her life despite living so far from them. She studies Law and Business at Madrid University and though she enjoys it, she is not sure that she wants to be a lawyer or business-person. She loves nature and living a simple, healthy life. She likes to learn through experience instead of books and is looking forward to improving her English in the interesting, fun and beautiful place of Byron Bay, Australia.

Younes is from France and lives with his father, mother, older brother and younger sister. He is a High School student and hopes to one day be a pilot. Younes likes to play tennis, computer games and sports in general. He is studying English in Australia because of the good weather and wonderful views, and he would like to surf while he is here.

Richard is from Brazil and likes to go skydiving and travelling. He studied Computer Science and worked as an IT Analyst in Brazil. He is studying in Australia so he can learn English and work towards becoming fluent, which will help him get a better job back at home.

Vanessa is from Brazil and studied Administration at University. She worked in Human Resources before coming to Australia. Vanessa enjoys living near the beach, meeting new people and appreciating the sky, sun and smiles on people’s faces. She came to Byron Bay to study English because it is a small town which is calm, very green, has beautiful beaches and is peaceful. In the future, she hopes to speak English very well!

Alexia is from Brazil and is going to live in Australia for the next year and a half. She has also lived in France, South Africa and Malta. Alexia wants to learn how to speak English very well while she is living in Australia and, afterwards, hopes to move to Europe.

Welcome to Lexis 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.

 

New Starter! May 30

This week we have one new student starting at Lexis Byron Bay.

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Saki is from Japan and graduated from college in March this year. She studied Law, majoring in Labour Law and hopes to live and work abroad in the future. She enjoys yoga, sports, photography, the beach and organic foods. While living and studying in Byron Bay, she would like to improve her English, learn to surf and make many new friends!

Welcome to the Lexis family, Saki!

 

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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.