New Starters! 11th March

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

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Leonie is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She likes floorball and has played piano for four years. She chose Byron Bay for her studies as she likes to live in a small town, instead of a big city like Sydney. She has just finished 4 years at economic school and wants to improve her English for University.

Nicolas is a dentist from Chile. He chose to come to Byron Bay as he likes the warm weather and the life style. He hopes to improve his English to continue studying in Spain.

Patrick is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. In his free time he enjoys mountain biking, hiking, motorsports and wakeboarding. He is interested in cars and good conversation. Patrick hopes to improve his English for travel.

Mano is from France. He is passionate about sport, mostly CrossFit. He also loves music. He is interested in science and the human body and has a lot of questions about life. Mano will start studying philosophy next year.

Eliane is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. During the Winter she likes to snowboard in the mountains and has worked as a snowboard instructor in ski resorts. In the Summer she likes to swim, surf and enjoy the outdoors. She chose Byron Bay so she can surf and enjoy travelling while she improves her English.

Gabriela (Gabby) is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. She chose Byron Bay because she is from a small town and likes the country side. She enjoys swimming in the ocean and thinks she might learn to surf while she is here. She is a hairdresser and wants to improve her English because she has many foreign customers in Switzerland.

Juhee is from Korea. She is interested in making international friends to share good food and conversation with. She is passionate about health and enjoys sports, such as basketball and swimming. She hopes to enhance her English skills so she can get a good job and also communicate with her international friends.

 

 

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! 4 March

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

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Busakorn, Mook for short, is from Thailand. She enjoys reading and watching movies. She loves all animals, but especially cats and dogs. She has just graduated from university but wants to improve her English speaking skills before she finds a job. She chose Byron Bay for her studies as there are many things she would like to do here, such as surfing and music festivals!

Charlotte is from France. She lives in the French Alps so loves skiing. She also enjoys going to the cinema and making her own movies. She was studying Economy in France but decided coming to Australia would have more of a positive impact on her. She is looking forward to being able to focus on herself and have new experiences here!

Hikaru is from Osaka, Japan. His hobbies are watching and playing sports. He is currently studying Interculture at university but is taking a break to improve his English and experience Australia for the next year.  He wants to be able to speak to people from all over the world and widen his possibilities for the future!

Ana is from Spain. She loves photography, drawing and painting. She also enjoys dancing and surfing. In September she will start studying fashion in Madrid for 4 years. She decided to study English in Australia because of the amazing weather, waves and people!

Fiona is from Zurich, Switzerland. Most of her hobbies are sports related, she really enjoys to exercise. She finished school last July and has since completed two internships to gain work experience, and will start university in September to study Public Health of International Affairs.  She visited Australia before and loved it so much she decided to come back and study English here!

Lisa is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. She enjoys skiing in the winter and going for walks in the summer. She often goes travelling with her family, either to the countryside for treks or to the coast for water activities, such as kite surfing and scuba diving. She needs to improve her English as next year she will study Business Administration at university and it will be taught in English.

Alba is from Spain. She loves to spend her free time outside, skating or meeting up with friends for beers or preparing a nice meal. She studied Marine Biology in Spain, but moved to Brazil last year to finish her degree there. She decided to study English in Australia as she knows she will learn quicker outside of her comfort zone and where she can speak to people from all different countries!

 

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! 11 February

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

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Kana is from Japan. She enjoys watching movies and going to the museum. She wants to improve her English so she can help overseas tourists when they visit Japan for the 2020 Olympics. She chose Byron bay for her studies because her friend lived here for a year and absolutely loved it! We are hoping Kana will enjoy it just as much 🙂

Sandro is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. He loves going hiking and biking in the summer. In the winter he enjoys going skiing and going on ski tours. He studied car diagnostics for 2 years and now works as a car mechanic. He wants to improve his English so he can speak to people from all different countries!

Makiko is from Japan. She likes going to the beach, gardening and yoga. She works as a massage therapist and is very interested in learning about health and natural medicine. She would like to improve her English so she can learn many healing skills from all over the world.

Carina is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her hobbies are swimming and doing yoga. She also loves to meet up with friends and go to concerts. She completed an apprenticeship as an early childhood teacher and loved her job working with children. She is now taking a few months out to travel around Australia and Asia, learning English and making lots of friends along the way!

Jun is from Japan. He works in a Junior and Senior school as teacher of the Japanese language and also in charge of the drama club. He is really looking forward to trying surfing whilst here in Byron and will be taking part in our English + Surf programme. He wants to improve his English so he can teach foreigners about the history of Okinawa, his home town.

Pascal is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. His biggest passion is motorcycling, but he also enjoys climbing and hiking in the beautiful Swiss mountains. He works as a certified metal worker, a job he really enjoys. He is here with us to improve his English for traveling!

Sirilak is from Thailand. Her family run their own business; a farm, small restaurant and shop. Her interests include drawing, painting, visiting art galleries and cooking. She is here to improve her English so she can get her dream job as a flight attendant. She chose Australia for her studies because she loves to travel and knows talking with native speakers will help her improve her English quicker

Thomas lives in the Swiss mountains, in a town called Frutiga. His hobbies are soccer, skiing, motorcycling and going out with friends. He has just completed his apprenticeship as a Poly Technician. He needs to improve his English as he will travel to Russia in August for a competition relating to his profession and will need to speak in English. He chose Byron for his studies because it is a beautiful and relaxed town and he would love to learn to surf!

Rahel is from the German speaking part of Switzerland. Her interests include sports and travelling. She is taking a gap year to travel and will then study architecture at University. She decided to study in Byron because of the beaches, surfing and warm weather, and is already in love with the nature and easy going lifestyle!

Maria is from Spain. In her free time she enjoys cooking and enjoying food and wine with her friends and family. She works in Human Resources for a Spanish hospitality company. She wants improve her English so when she returns to Spain she can find a new position as a General Manager in a hotel. She chose Australia for her studies as it has always been her dream to visit and she is looking forward to meeting people from all over the world.

Noemi is from the French speaking part of Switzerland. She likes to go swimming and on adventures! She works as a nursery nurse and works in kindergarten. She is here with us at Lexis Byron so she can refresh her English and have a holiday at the same time!

 

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! 7 January

Welcome to our 33 new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week!

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From Korea we have Jungho.

From Switzerland we have Tamara, Natalie, Luisa, Samira, Sarah, Kathrin, Jan, Mathilde, Julie, Samira, Sina, Nicolas, Amelie, Luca, Kevin, Max, Daniel, Silas, Elvira, Sabrina, Vanessa, Marina and Duncan.

From France we have Luka.

From Chile we have Matias.

From Spain we have Noelia, Victor and Enrique.

From Japan we have Yuri. 

From the Netherlands we have Sanne.

From Brazil we have Rejane and Ana.

 

It’s wonderful to welcome you all to the Lexis family! We hope you all enjoy your studies and time in Byron Bay!

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.

January Activity Calendar!

We have another great month of fun FREE activities exclusively for our LEXIS students!

All activities will be twice a day (unless stated otherwise), so both our morning and afternoon students have  the opportunity to participate. Afternoon students will have their activities at 11.30am and morning students will be at 2pm (unless stated otherwise).

Joining the activities is a great way to make new friends, practice your English in a social environment , and of course have fun!!

All activities are free except for surfing ($25 for the monthly 1 hour special or $55 any day for the 2 hour lesson)!

January Calendar

To welcome our new Cambridge students (as well as our new General English students and also welcome back our returning students!) we will be treating you all to FREE PIZZA! This will be in front of school during the lunch break (12.15pm) on December the 31st.

We are then closed on Tuesday the 1st for New Years Day (so you can all recover from your celebrations!) and then start off the new year with our popular Coffee Club on Wednesday the 2nd! Coffee Club will then be every Tuesday. Join Orla at 11.30am or me (Claire) at 2pm for coffee, Tim Tams and games!

Monday the 7th we have another big group of new starters so will be having a Sausage Sizzle for the whole school to enjoy together and meet some new friends! This will be at 12.15pm in front of school. Another free lunch on us!

From Monday the 14th we will start to have Yoga twice a day, at 11.30am and 2pm in Room 8.

Our first cooking activity of the month is Brazilian Cooking on the 3rd, where we’ll be making delicious brigadeiros, and then on the 17th we have Mexican Cooking, where we’ll be making tasty enchiladas and tacos!

As the beautiful summer weather continues we have some fun beach activities planned throughout the month: Volleyball on the 4th, Beach Games on the 18th, Body Boarding on the 24th and a Beach Picnic on the 30th.

For competitions we have our monthly Table Tennis Tournament on the 16th and a Soccer Match on the 23rd.

We’ll be getting arty, crafty and creative with Boomerang Painting on the 10th and Jewellery Making on the 31st.

Our 1 hour Surf Special for $25 is on the 9th. This is a great option to give surfing a try and see if you’d like to book on to one of the 2 hour lessons for $55! Sign up and pay in reception. Picks up from school will be at 10am and 3pm. Limited spots available so be quick!

We will be having a couple of Friday evening activities so both our morning and afternoon students can enjoy together. This starts with Casino Royale on the 11th and then Wine Tasting on the 25th; both at 5.30pm.

School will be closed for another Public Holiday on Monday the 28th. This time for Australia Day!

 

GIL (Guided Individual Learning) runs every day from 12-1pm and 2-3pm in Room 8. Come along to get help with anything from homework to vocabulary to writing your resume.

Teacher Kristy runs a free guided meditation every Wednesday morning between 8-8.30am in room 8.

Job Club is every Wednesday in Room 8 (with GIL). A teacher will be able to help you write resumes/cover letters, look for jobs, apply for TFN’s and give you advice on gaining your RSA or Barista license!

Don’t forget that you can book your 2-hour Surf Lessons with us anytime at Reception for just $55! Lessons are at 9am and 2pm every day, and 3.30pm on request.

For all your weekend activities check out the Happy Travels January calendar:

https://lexisbyronbay.com/2018/12/27/happy-travels-weekend-activities-january-2019/

 

Have a brilliant month! 🙂

 

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.

Christmas Decoration Making! 19 December – PM

Last Wednesday we set about making some beautiful decorations to adorn our Christmas tree in the Lexis Byron reception!

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Orla led the morning session and explains how you can make your own, here on her blog: https://lexisbyronbay.com/2018/12/19/christmas-decoration-making-morning-19-december/

The most important thing to remember, and which I kept repeating to the students, is ‘two down, one up’! It’s very easy and relaxing once you get into it!

Check out the wonderful creations made by our students…

 

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! 10 December

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

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Ana is from Madrid, Spain. She loves going out with friends, discovering new music and taking photos. She studied Psychology at university and worked as a Human Resources specialist. She also did an internship in a hospital, helping children with social disabilities. She decided to study in Australia so she could learn about other cultures and enjoy the wonderful nature here!

Anselmo is from Italy. His passions include cooking, drawing and listening to music. In his summer vacations he enjoys going sailing. His mum and dad are both architects and design furniture, and he has worked in their office for the past 2 years. There are many reasons why he chose Australia for his studies and he is very happy to be here for the next 17 weeks!

Maria is from Chile. She loves hiking, going to the beach, traveling and meeting new people. She studies Law at university and is taking a short break before she finishes her last year and finds a job. She chose to study English in Australia because it is a beautiful country full of good vibes and people!

Pol is from Spain. He lives close to the beach and loves water sports. He has also been skating for 6 years. He has just finished High School and started  a degree in International Commerce. He has worked for a phone company for the past 3 years but has just quit to learn English to help him find a better job!

Jack is from Belgium. His hobbies are sports and traveling. He wants to study International Business and Management, which is taught in English, so first he will join us for 15 weeks to improve his level. He chose Australia for his studies because it is far from his country and a good growing experience for him.

Tomas is from Spain. He loves all types of sports, particularly skiing, surfing, paddling and sailing. His other passion is traveling, and that’s what brings him to the other side of the world to learn English! In his short time in Australia he says it has already made a big impression on him and he is very excited to be here!

Maria is from Spain. She loves swimming, listening to music and writing. She studied Dentistry at university and then a Masters in oral surgery. She has worked as a dentist for the past 4 years but has now decided to take a break here in Australia! She will study with us for 6 months and would then like to return to Spain and open her own dental clinic with her sister.

Karsten is from Germany. He has just transferred to us from Lexis Brisbane. He will only be with us for 1 week but is looking forward to learning to surf during this time and improve his English further! He goes straight into Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class.

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.