New Starters! 17 September

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

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Francine is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. In her free time she likes doing outdoor activities with her friends and also going to parties. She has worked as a secretary for 3 years but has now quit to learn English and travel! After her 4 weeks with us she will visit Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Cambodia, Bali and the Philippines!

Teresa (Maria Teresa) is from Catalonia, Spain. She enjoys cycling, cooking , reading and traveling. She studied Marketing and worked in the marketing department of a supermarket near Barcelona. She chose to come to Australia as the country has always interested her and she loves animals and is excited to see all the different ones we have here!

Kaho is from Japan. Her hobbies include yoga, swimming and cooking, especially sweet things like cookies and chocolate sweets. She visited Australia for 2 weeks when she was 17 and fell in love with the ocean, food and people, so decided to come back and study English! She is looking forward to meeting new people, improving her English and taking part in lots of activities.

Anaid is from Spain. She loves being in nature, at the beach and reading. She completed her Lawyers degree at University and now works in an office during the week and a coffee shop at the weekend. With English being a global language she wants to to have a good level so she can develop her career. She chose Byron Bay for her studies because she feels it is the perfect place for her; she is excited for adventures, meeting new people, working and learning a lot of English!

Fuki is from Hiroshima, Japan. Her hobbies are shopping, Instagram and travel! She will study with us for 4 months to improve her English for travel. When she has finished her studies she will find work on a farm, then travel around Australia, Asia and America!

Julia is from Brazil. She has three pitbulls who are the loves of her lives! She likes to read about Greek physiology and psychology. She is studying psychology in Brazil and would like to work in a hospital and own a clinic to help people suffering from mental health issues. To be here in Byron Bay is a dream come true for her!

Surim is from Korea. Her interests are science and making deserts. She will be here studying with us until July next year. Once her English has improved she would like to complete the IELTs exam and start University. She has studied Optometry in Korea but would like to advance her studies here in Australia.

Mireia is from Spain. She enjoys cycling (in the mountains and in the city), hiking, running and watching Netflix. She worked a s a community manager and looked after the social media for brands such as McCormick and Pioneer. She wants to improve her English so she can further her career when she returns to Spain. She loves fashion so in the future would like to work for an international fashion brand.

Vivienne is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her biggest passion is travel and meeting people from all over the world. She also loves to dance and went to dance school when she was younger. She came to Australia to visit relatives and improve her English so she is able to take the Cambridge First exam when she returns to Switzerland.

Tsu-Chen, English name Charlie, is from Taiwan. He has lots of hobbies , but his favourite is watching NBA live. He will study with us at Lexis for 15 weeks and is looking forward to improving his English level during this time, as well as enjoying the beautiful beaches and climate!

Estelle is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. She loves to ski, hike in the mountains and go for drinks with friends. She has just finished an apprenticeship and received her Certificate of Federal Capacity. After 14 weeks of General English she will complete our Cambridge course, as she needs the Advanced certificate for her job in Switzerland.

Ania (Anna) is half Polish but lives in Spain with her family. She studied to be a nurse in Madrid and worked in surgery at a hospital. She enjoyed her job but had to see many bad things, so decided to take some time for herself and come study with us in Byron Bay for 9 months! She is very happy to be here improving her English, meeting new people and exploring new places!

Paula is from the Canary Islands, Spain. Her hobbies include basketball, watching series and reading books about pedagogy and education. She has a Degree in Education and is a teacher at a primary school. She wants to improve improve her English so she can become the best teacher to her students. She chose Australia for her studies because if has everything she could ever need!

Lara is from the French speaking part of Switzerland, in Geneva. She likes music and sports, particularly cross country skiing which she has been doing for 9 years. She has just finished college and is now taking some time to decide what she would like to study at University. She is excited to discover a different life in Australia after friends told her she’d never want to go home!

Isabelle is from Brazil. She enjoys spending time with her family, walking their dog Simba, going to the beach and cooking. She worked as architect and now needs to improve her English to find a better job when she returns to Brazil. She chose Australia for her studies because it is an amazing country and she knows she will make great memories here.

Helene is from Belgium. Her hobbies include reading, listening to music, running and travel. Spending time with her friends and going to parties are her favourite things to do! She has just finished high school and is thinking of studying communication in Brussels when she returns to Belgium. It has always been her dream to visit Australia because of the relaxed vibe and wonderful landscapes.

Alex is from Spain. She works in marketing and needs to improve her English as most of their clients are international. She chose Byron Bay for her studies because she loves nature, animals, surfing, hiking, diving and snorkeling; all of which she can enjoys lots of here! She is also excited to learn about a new culture, meet new people and have new experiences!

Akane is from Japan. Her passions are travelling and yoga. She is studying History, Economy and Politics of America at University. After she has completed her 8 months with us she will travel Australia then return to finish her course and find work. She wants to learn about the culture of Australia and enjoy the beautiful beaches here in Byron!

 

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.

Cambridge Welcome Sausage Sizzle! 10 September

This week we welcomed twelve new Cambridge students, as well as thirteen new General English students!

To celebrate the start of our high season and Cambridge courses we put on a sausage sizzle for all of our students to enjoy and get to know each other!

Teacher Paul did an excellent job on BBQ duty and the students were able to relax, chat and eat in the beautiful sunshine!

 

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 Starters – Cambridge! 10 September

Welcome to our new students starting our Cambridge Courses at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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Kathleen’s Cambridge First (FCE) class: Chloe, Karin, Anna, Fabienne, Gessica and Maria (not pictured).

They are joined by our existing Lexis students Roberta, Dana, Lorane and Jeferson.

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Paul’s Cambridge Advance (CAE) class: Estelle, Celia, Sandra, Severin, Rosario and Joya (not pictured).

They are joined by our existing Lexis students Judith, Salome, Nicolas, Shannon, Bartosz and Tania.

 

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 Starters! 13 August

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

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Lorane is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She is at university studying to become a sports teacher, but having completed her bachelors is now taking a year off. She really enjoys skiing and during the winter works as a a ski instructor. She wants to improve her English as she feels it is a very good language to have, and chose Australia because of the beautiful beaches!

Kana is from Osaka, Japan. She is interested in studying languages and is currently studying Spanish at University, as well as now being here with us to learn English! Her other interests include cosmetics, music and watching movies. She chose Australia for her studies because it is a safe country and the people are very kind, and also because she likes the beach and nature!

Oscar is from Spain. His biggest hobby is golf, which he plays every weekend with his father and brothers. He has completed his studies of Psychology at University and was working for at the FC Barcelona Stadium! He chose to come to Australia to study English after a recommendation from a friend who came last year and found it very beneficial. When he returns to Barcelona he would like to complete his Masters in Psychology.

Pit is from Thailand. Her hobbies are swimming and snorkeling; she loves to be under the water! She works in Phuket as a Japanese tour guide. Her work is the reason she wants to improve her English; she would like to also be able to give tours to English speakers. She picked Byron Bay for her studies because of the beaches and there not being many Thai people here, allowing her to meet people from all different countries!

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! 6 August

Welcome to our six new students and two returning students joining us today at Lexis Byron Bay!

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Theophile is from Belgium. His hobbies include travelling, off-roading in his 4×4 and going to party with friends. He has completed studies in Horticulture and now works in a mechanical garage for landscaping and forestry materials. He wants to improve his English for travelling and meeting new people. To come to Australia has always been a dream of his as (in his opinion, and ours!) it is the most beautiful country in the world!

Bartosz is from Poland. He loves nature and being in the mountains. He also really enjoys reading and listening to music. His biggest passion is traveling, which he has done a lot of; mostly hitch hiking around Europe! He has a Masters Degree in Finance and Accounting. He chose to study in Australia because of the beautiful weather and also because there are not so many Polish people here, so he’s able to practice speaking English more!

Yagoba is from the Basque Country, in the North of Spain. He has been surfing since he was 7 years old and has worked in a surf school, so is hoping to do some surf instructor training whilst here in Byron. He also enjoys tennis, climbing and horse riding. He studied in a French school and speaks Spanish, French and Basque fluently. After his 4 weeks of study at Lexis he will go to University in Switzerland to study Hospitality and Management, which will be taught in English.

Aza is from Spain. Her hobbies include surfing, yoga, dancing flamenco, bush walking and reading. She also loves cooking, aromatherapy, design, art and eating! She is currently working as a cleaner in a hotel and private house here in Byron Bay and after her studies with us she will start a yoga course at the Byron Yoga Centre. She chose Australia for her studies because of the warm weather, nature and good surf!

Corentin lives in the mountains, in the French speaking part of Switzerland. He loves to be outdoors; skiing, trekking and climbing. He also loves to ride his bike and works as a bike mechanic in the summer. In the winter he works at a ski station and this is one of the reasons he wants to improve his English, because of the many tourists. He chose Australia for his studies as he also wants to learn to surf whilst here!

Nicolas is from the French speaking part of Switzerland, next to Lake Geneva. In the winter he enjoys skiing, and running, swimming and chilling with friends in the summer. He also likes to play the guitar. He has just finished High School and is now taking a year to travel before starting Psychology at university. He wants to improve his English as it is important for university and travelling. He chose Byron Bay as he was here 2 years ago and loved the peaceful atmosphere.

We also have two returning students joining us today!

Ferran, from Spain, is returning for the third year in a row! As well as our English classes he also takes part in our surf programme with 4 lessons per week. He is joining our Advanced class with Paul.

Fuku, from Japan, is mum to our lovely homestay co-ordinator Koko! She studied with us last October and loved it so much she decided to come back (and to see her daughter of course)! She will be joining Mel’s Intermediate class.

 

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 – Hiroshima Study Group! 30 July

Joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today we have eleven Hiroshima school students! All aged between 15 and 17, they will be studying with us for 2 weeks as well as taking part in our daily activities and homestay programme.

We are very excited to have them all here with us!

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Yuno, 15, enjoys watching basketball games. She has wanted to come to Australia since she was 10 because of the beautiful nature and cute animals!

Mana, 17, likes to play badminton. She wanted to come to Australia to improve her English after her father told her ‘Australia is very good. They are kind so you can do it’!! 🙂

Ryo, 17, enjoys reading books and playing video games. His favourite writer is Honobu Yonezawa, who’s stories he finds very interesting.

Fuki, 15, enjoys playing soccer and loves animals. She would like to be a vet when she is older. She is very excited to be here to improve her English and learn about the Australian culture.

Rei, 16, enjoys listening to music and playing video games. His favourite band is DIR EN GREY.

Ai, 15, loves to play sports. Her dream is to be a nurse so she can help people. She goes to Yasuda Girls High School along with some of the others girls from the study group.

Haruna, 16, likes Japanese animation and comics. Her other interests include speaking English, which is what brings her here to us at Lexis!

Ryuta, 15, wants to study English so he is able to help people from around the world. His mother is a nurse and his father works in a Japanese ‘inkan’ shop.

Itsumi, 15, enjoys track and field and listening to music. She wants to improve her English so she can become a nurse.

Nonoka, 17, likes to sail and listen to J-Pop music. He enjoys English so would like to improve his level so he can speak it more often!

Mikio, 17, lives with his father, mother, brother and 2 sisters. His hobby is judo and he is a black belt!

 

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 – General English! 30 July

Welcome to our four General English students joining us Lexis Byron Bay today!

Roberta, from Brazil, has been living in Australia with her husband and two daughters since last December. They chose to stay in Byron because they loves beaches and sunny days! Roberta also loves yoga and has been teaching it for the past 5 years. They are very happy here in Byron and hope to stay for a while, describing it as ‘the best place to be’!

Guillermo is from Chile. He has just finished his studies in Civil Engineering. He enjoys spending time with his friends, doing sports, drinking beers and travelling around the world! He came to Australia because of his three main goals: improve his English, surf, and meet new people from different countries and cultures!

Nina is from the West Coast of France. She worked as a nurse in France and then lived on a French island in the Caribbean until it was sadly destroyed by a cyclone. She has just done 2 months work on a pearl farm in Western Australia and is now here in Byron to enjoy the weather, surf and improve her English!

Alya is from France. Her favourite pastimes include drama and the movies. She loves to go to the beach and is taking part in our surf programme while here. Since last September she has been living in Bali where she studies at a French school. She chose to study English in Australia because she thinks it is one of the most beautiful countries in the world and it will be good for her to improve her English, surf and learn about other cultures.

 

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.