🎓Graduating Students! December 13th

Well done to all students graduating this week from Lexis Byron Bay!

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Amin from Switzerland is graduating from Claudia’s IELTS class. Your positive attitude was wonderful to see and all your contributions to class discussions were greatly appreciated. You are studious and have a good foundation of the English language. We wish you all the best for your future.

Arianna from Italy is also graduating from Claudia’s IELTS class. You have a solid foundation of the English language and I hope you enjoyed your time here in Byron. We are sure you will be able to further improve your level of English. All the best in the future and congratulations on your excellent IELTS result.

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Lya from Switzerland is graduating from Kristy’s Upper-Intermediate class. It’s been a pleasure meeting you and having you in class. Your English is very good for everyday conversation as well as more complex situations such as work. We wish you all the best for your future!

Dario from Switzerland is also graduating from Kristy’s Upper-Intermediate class. It was great meeting you and we’ve enjoyed your conversations. Your English has improved and is great for everyday use. All the best with the rest of your time in Australia and your future!

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Veronica from Italy is graduating from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have improved so much in such a short time! On your first day you could barely have a conversation and you couldn’t understand much. But now, you can easily converse with others and can follow natural discourse on a variety of topics. You should be very proud of what you have achieved – well done!

Asuka from Japan is also graduating from Michelle’s Pre-Intermediate class. You have improved your speaking skills in the last few weeks. Even though you were only here for a short time you were a welcome addition to the Pre-Intermediate class. Enjoy your travels and work experience in Australia.

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Manuela from Switzerland is graduating from  Pru’s Pre-Intermediate class. You’ve got a great sense of humour and we’ve loved getting to know you. You’ve become so much more confident when you speak and your grammar and writing has improved. We hope you enjoy your time in Australia and wish you all the best for your future endeavors. 🙂

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Christmas Cookie Decorating – Take Two! December 12th

We got into the Christmas spirit today and iced a shed ton of cookies! Students got creative and even though we didn’t get any Christmas trees or Santas we certainly had a lot of Christmas baubles.

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Things got very messy very quickly but it was all worth it!

Very abstract Alice!

Looks delicious😆

Hmmmm…..

Not so bad!

At least they tried… right?

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Market Day with Kristy’s Upper-Intermediate class! December 12th

Off to the market!  A magic bus, amazing students, smiles on dials and a bit of spare change in the pocket: what more do we need?  Oh, that’s right, a perfectly sunshiny Byron Bay day 🙂

Have a read of the reviews written by our awesome Upper Intermediate class:

Epic Market Day
We were at the market today and we took a cool bus. It was like a 10-minute ride and I enjoyed the view from the top deck.
There were different kinds of market stalls where you could buy fresh vegetables and fruit as well as different dips and juices.
During the whole market, two musicians were playing music. The sun shone upon our heads and after a while, we looked for protection under a tent, where we ate the delicious food we bought.
In conclusion, the morning was well spent and we really recommend the market if you like fresh and delicious food! – Celine and Dario

Today we went to the farmers market with our English class. We took a beautiful flowery bus that cost two dollars.
It was a nice place to have a good coffee and the best muffins around Byron Bay. Furthermore, we can find the best fresh vegetables and flowers.
Then, after having walked around the entire market, we spoke with a German girl who sells vegetables and fruits. She was really friendly and happy to speak to us.
Finally, we recommend taking a hat because it was really hot! – Maria Laura

Farmers Market
We have just taken a really nice bus to go to the market. Our teacher told us that the bus will be free but in the end we had to pay 2 dollars.
We were on the bus for 10 minutes and then we arrived at the markets. There were a lot of food stalls.
First we bought an escargot from a bakery and a smoothie from a juice stall. It tasted very good. Then we walked past the stalls. We tried some dips with chips and fruit. We had a nice conversation with the woman at the passionfruit stall. She explained the difference between the cheaper passionfruits and the expensive ones. The passionfruit which were cheap weren’t so good looking.
Then we talked to the man at the dip stall. We talked about the tasty pesto dip and then we were listening to the live musicians and gave them some money because the music was beautiful. We hope they will be famous soon!
The time passed very fast because the market was amazing. Then we had to take the same bus to go back to school and now we are sitting in our classroom and have to write this blog. – Christian and Lya

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Today we went to the Byron Bay Farmers Market. The colourful bus took us right there which was very useful.
At the market, we experienced a very good atmosphere and a farmer even gave us some bananas for free.
There were a lot of things to see and try. our favourite was the fresh-pressed sugar cane juice with passionfruit and lime.
We saw all kinds of people, young people, old people, but no dogs as they are not allowed in the market.
We have a good message for everybody who spent too much money at the market, there is an ATM on the spot!
The farmers really seemed to enjoy their job which inspired us.
After these good experiences, we went back to school with the same bus and a big bag of passionfruits. – Kazuya and Mathieu

 

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Soccer Match! Lexis vs. BBELS ⚽. December 11th

Yesterday’s activity was a soccer match against Byron Bay English Language School (BBELS). This is always a fun activity where students get to meet new people, practice English and have a ball (pun intended) while doing it!

Check out the photos below.

 

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TEAM LEXIS!

Having a rest at half time!

 

Each half was played for 25 minutes, which on such a hot day, is long enough! In the end, Team Lexis came out on top 1-0 but both teams equaled in effort. Well done everyone!

Looking forward to the next match.

 

 

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 Class!! Cambridge Advanced English (CAE) with teacher Josie.

Our Cambridge classes have just wrapped up and finished their exams ready to enjoy summer in Australia.

Josie’s CAE class were a very studious bunch, with 7/11 students maintaining 100% attendance for the entire 12 week course.

They didn’t just study though. They also made the most of being in beautiful Byron Bay and, before they left, Josie asked them all to write a paragraph detailing what they loved best about their temporary home in Australia.

The unedited paragraphs are below and, judging by these, all the students will hopefully have done very well in their final exams.

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Yves– My time here in Byron Bay has been absolutely awesome! Lexis English school is a super professional place to learn English. The town has a lot to offer, especially the restaurants and the nightlife, which never disappoints. What’s better than having a chicken burger at Main Street Burger Bar!
Most of the time we started the night at the Beach Hotel before dancing to great techno sounds at Locura. Byron Bay is definitely a place I would recommend to everyone. Such a fantastic place just to relax and soak up positive vibes.

Sara – What I can’t get enough of is Tallow Beach. I’ll always remember the first time I saw it: white, as an unspoiled sight that makes you unwind. Blue, as the serenity that bursts in you when you walk along it.
When you need some time to come back to your centre after the madness of Byron by night, this awe-inspiring place is what you can’t miss out on.

Tamara – On our first weekend here in Byron Bay we went to Brunswick for a barbecue. It was really relaxing and I was able to have a chat with everyone and get to know them better. Great start to a new chapter of life. Byron Bay has been fantastic.
Not only did I meet great people with whom I had an incredible time and hope to stay in contact with after we leave, but also it became a second home. I stayed in a charming house with a breathtaking view over Byron Bay, a picture I will always remember.
Ther are lots of things I’m going to miss after I leave. Byron Bay is a lovely town with plenty of charismatic little cafes.

Francesco – Byron Bay is one of the most vibrant towns along the east coast. What I loved the most was Tallow Beach. Going for a wander or just lazing, soaking up the sun, gives you a sense of incredible peace.
It’s easy to bump into people, most of the time travellers, and getting to know different aspects of different traditions.

Juhee – Byron Bay has been a breath of fresh air in my life. There are lots of stunning beaches where I have been, soaking up the sun. I don’t know how many times I saw dolphins in the ocean! It was such an unforgettable experience.
Everything, such as the weather and people, makes me feel over the moon. Honestly, I don’t want to leave this paradise. I’m completely sure that I will miss this most charming place in the world.

Celine – My best way to start a typical day in Byron is to have a refreshing swim while I’m soaking up the early morning sun. Then, the place I like the most to have a delicious acai bowl is the eco-friendly Top Shop cafe, which is the meeting point for every Australian.
If I’m searching for a quiet and relaxing spot to chill out, I definitely go to the beach while having a mouth-watering ice cream. Because it’s extremely challenging to make up my mind to choose a flavour, I usually go with the one that catches my eye.
My favourite activity in the evening is unwinding with the talented musician who plays on the grass.

Florian – The lighthouse is definitely the place I prefer to go in Byron Bay. Even though it is quite challenging to get there, the view is worth the effort. Either for sunrise or sunset, the outlook is certainly breathtaking. Since my first time at the beginning of my trip, I’ve been on cloud nine every single time I reach it!

Sarah – Not only did I have the time of my life here in Byron, but I’m going to miss a lot of things for sure. Apart from the golden beaches, where I spent most of my time, I’ll miss the lighthouse, which is the most beautiful place to watch the sunset.
What also is fantastic is the town itself. I fell for the countless gorgeous and delicious cafes and the bustling and vibrant vibe in the evenings when you find live music around every corner.
Byron and the people here made me feel right at home and I’ll definitely come back!

Chloe – No sooner did I set foot in Byron that it’s relaxing vibes enveloped me and I immediately felt at home. Not only was I delighted by the heavenly food of the local farmers market as well as the charming restaurants in town, but I was also over the moon to discover the awesome music in the streets.
I would strongly recommend this lively little town, where you can wander and go with the flow to enjoy everything this place has to offer.

Eva – This experience has been a breath of fresh air in my life. I didn’t have a clue that it could bring me so many memorable moments.
Byron Bay is a spectacular village surrounded by incredible beaches, where you can play it by ear and discover yourself!
From running to the lighthouse at dawn to drinking beer with your friends enjoying the music in any charming place. Byron is full of amazing spots that will leave you speechless.

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Jobs! December 11th

 If you need help writing your resume you can go to GIL any day between 2-3pm in Room 8 then email to: adminbyron@lexisenglish.com and we can print 10 free copies every day for you 🙂

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3 Waitresses required for Corporate event in Byron Bay

Nanny Babysitter Needed – WeNeedaNanny.com.au – Byron Bay

We are a family with four boys aged 0-6, seeking help Thursday morning 8am-12pm with 2 year old, 4 year old and possibly baby, Friday morning 8am-12pm with baby and 2 year old, Saturday night babysitting after everyone is asleep, and possibly Wednesday after school to help mom with the youngest three.

French speaking candidates only, please – this is the language we would want you to speak to the boys. Message us for more details about us – lots to tell!

 

Espresso Bar All-rounder (Byron Bay)

Allpress Espresso

Our Espresso Bar is a busy hub where connections are made within the Byron community. We have an uncompromising commitment to great tasting coffee, flavour and service. We care deeply about our customers and there is an emphasis on consistently delivering exceptional customer service.

  • The Espresso Bar is open Monday – Friday and this position would require a full-time, 38 hours per week commitment

What we are looking for is a super friendly, professional and sincere team member who really relishes the opportunity to deliver exceptional customer service.  Prior barista experience isn’t necessary; we have excellent in-house training in barista skills and building an in-depth knowledge of all things coffee and Allpress.

Our perfect candidate would successfully deliver the Allpress brand experience and grow brand recognition through the Espresso Bar. Must have the ability to laugh and have a good time whilst prioritising the customer experience.  We love what we do – join a team that is doing a great job and bring your skills to the role.

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Baker in Byron Bay

Sunday Sustainable Bakery

Sunday Sustainable Bakery is a bakery cafe located in the center of Byron Bay. We specialise in quality alternative baked goods and excellent coffee. Please have a look at our Instagram to get an idea of what we have on offer and the vibe of the place.

We don’t do graveyard shifts, everyone starts at 4am and finishes at 12:30 so you can have a life and family. We rotate weekends so no one works every weekend. Bakers are supplied with a healthy cooked breakfast daily of their choice and as much coffee they want!

You need to have professional sourdough experience and pastry experience. All our bakers are craftsmen and you will be too. Everyone has lovely attitudes at Sunday and the head baker is extremely nice, works as hard as any one if not harder.

We are happy to help with relocation, willing to pay well above award rates for the right baker and we are in a position to sponsor the right applicant.

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Fruit & Veg Assistant

SPAR Suffolk Park

About the business

We have a great opportunity to join our great team at SPAR Supermarket, Suffolk Park. It is a family-owned and operated business with a great work environment.

To be successful in the role you need to be energetic and friendly, self-motivated, have great customer service skills and have a good eye for detail.

About the role

Fruit & Veg assistant – 30-40 hours per week (Casual)

Must be available to work weekends

Job tasks and responsibilities;

Stock Management

Customer relations

Unloading of deliveries, some heavy lifting involved

Benefits and perks

Great location

Excellent Work Environment

Award Wages including Weekend & Public Holiday rates paid

Skills and experience

Previous supermarket experience essential

Customer-focused & passionate

Highly organized and efficient strong work ethic

Proactive and highly motivated

Excellent communication skills

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Casual Kitchen Hand in Byron Bay

Casual Kitchen Hand in Byron Bay

A cafe in Byron Bay is seeking a casual Kitchen Hand (up to 30 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 1 year of experience as a Kitchen Hand
  • Have Australian work rights

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Part-time Commercial Cleaner in Byron Bay

A cafe in Byron Bay is seeking a part-time Commercial Cleaner (up to 35 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 1 year of experience as a Commercial Cleaner
  • Have Australian work rights

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Part-time Kitchen Hand in Mullumbimby

A business in Mullumbimby is seeking a part-time Kitchen Hand (up to 20 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Kitchen Hand
  • Have Australian work rights

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Part-time nanny needed

Suffolk Park NSW

Part-time

Hi,
We have a 3 and 5 yr old that we require care for 2 half days a week, one of those being a weekend day. We are looking for someone who is calm, energetic and reliable.
Thanks 🌻

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Full-time Cafe / Restaurant All-rounder in Byron Bay

Full time

A cafe/restaurant in Byron Bay is seeking a full-time Cafe / Restaurant All-rounder (up to 40+ hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available both days at weekends
  • Have at least 3 years of experience as a Cafe / Restaurant All-rounder
  • Have the right to work in Australia

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UNIOR STAFF WANTED

Junior roles available in the following areas:

-Prep cook assistant

-Kitchen hand

-Service cook

Are you someone who enjoys working in a fast fun environment? Would you like to learn how to cook? Seeking work for the summer? Looking to work during the school year part-time too? Then we want to hear from you!

Candidates should have:

The want to learn about hospitality

Positive attitude

Availability on nights, weekends, and public holidays

In return Miss Margarita can offer:

Mixture of lunch and dinner shifts that work with school schedules

Fun work environment

Opportunity to learn and progress within the kitchen

Casual pay rates

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KITCHEN STAFF

Miss Margarita in Byron Bay is seeking cooks and kitchen supervisors to join our amazing team through summer and beyond.

If you are someone who loves food and working in a fast and fun environment we want to hear from you.

Must have the ability to work nights and weekends.

In return, Miss Margarita can offer full-time hours along with advancement opportunities for the right candidate.

If this sounds like you, come join one of Byron’s most busy and iconic venues!

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Cleaner position – Byron Area

Hi there,

We are a born and raised Byron bay cleaning company, expanding our operations and looking for two legend cleaners to help us with jobs in the area.

The right person must have TFN and live in the region. We will offer an award pay rate and a nice work environment. Immediate start for the right candidate.

We love what we do and we want you to feel the same.

If you are interested, please send us an email with your details and resume. Thanks in advance and we are looking forward to hearing from you.

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Kitchen Hand

The Belongil restaurant, Byron Bay

Kitchen Hand required for busy cafe/wedding venue in Byron Bay. Applicants MUST live locally and be flexible. Available shifts are usually from 7am until 2pm. Some weekend evenings are also available.

No sponsorships are available. You must have the right to work already.

 

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FOLK Byron Bay is seeking an amazing junior/runner

Hey friends

FOLK Byron Bay is seeking a junior to join the front of house team as a weekend and summer holidays runner!

If you are keen to work & gain experience in our energetic team environment, reach out and let us know why we’d be crazy not to hire you 🙂

Warm & bright personality a must! Bit of spark and quick on your feet 😉

Must be available throughout the school holidays and New Years’ period and have a desire to stay on after summer holidays working weekends.

FOLK is a brilliant and welcoming place to work with opportunities to grow within the team.

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Byron Bay Farmstay exchange opportunity

Hi, there is an opportunity for 2 or 3 people travelling together to live in a studio on a farm near Byron for the summer.
This is a beautiful property only 15 minutes from Byron with amazing views of the mountains. It is an exchange of 2 hours work per day per person and then 2-4 hours of paid work each day.
Work involves planting & maintaining herbs, vegetables & fruit trees. Looking after & singing Love Songs to our Baby watermelons 🙂 plus other general stuff like painting & grass cutting. Also, someone with skills in graphic design/film production/admin / social media / promotional work, etc. would be a cool addition. Everyone still gets to sing to the Baby watermelons though! 🙂 Applications are open now. Looking for people with a good work ethic & a keen interest in Organic Food production. No couples or people with children thanks.
Please apply if you are ready to start in December. Please send some details about each of you, how you know one another & when you can start & how long you are looking to stay for. Suitable candidates will be contacted for an interview in Byron first. Thanks very much

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EXPERIENCED Kitchen Hand needed in Bangalow, (Byron Bay Area)

The Italian Diner in Bangalow is looking for someone to help in their busy kitchen.

The job involves:

Washing dishes

Preparing salads, entrees, and deserts

Cleaning

Food Preparation

You will need:

Your own transport as there is no public transport

EXPERIENCE in a busy kitchen

COMMON SENSE

A good attitude

To be willing to work hard and help out in every aspect of the kitchen.

If you don’t have the above please don’t apply.

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The Italian Byron Bay

Is seeking experienced floor staff. Must have NSW RSA. Email resume to hello@theitalianbyronbay.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.

Yoga with Brooklyn! December 10th

We’ve now added a new yoga session to our weekly activities calendar. If you’re unable to make the Monday 7:45am class then you can now try the Tuesday 5:45pm class!
These are free activities that we put on exclusively for our Lexis students.

Tuesday’s class is taught by the lovely Brooklyn and was slow and strong!

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Classroom 4 made the perfect yoga environment and the afternoon light was pretty good too!

 

We love it when students get involved and thanks to everyone who showed up. Hope to see you next week!

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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.