Kristy’s Birthday! 27 September

Last week the lovely Kristy celebrated her birthday!!

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To show their appreciation to their wonderful teacher her options class threw her a surprise party!

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They all put money in to get her, not one, not two…but three beautiful cakes!

When Kristy suggested heading into town for their ‘Speaking Out & About’ class she was surprised that they were all very against the idea! The reason being they had already set everything up downstairs, so had to convince her they should do the class in the student lounge instead!

The plan worked and Kristy was very happy and grateful for her surprise party! It’s so nice to see how much our students appreciate our brilliant teachers 🙂

 

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.

Well done Andi!

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Well done to Andi who achieved 100% on his progress test this week!

Andi is from Switzerland and has been studying at Lexis Byron Bay for just three weeks so far, and will be staying with us for another nine. He has impressed his teacher and class and one of his classmates thinks that, with these results, he will be moving up from Pre-Intermediate to the Cambridge class in no time! Congratulations Andi and keep up the good work!

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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.

Graduation! October 14

We have four students finishing at Lexis Byron Bay this week: Carla, Maria, Alessa and Lucia.

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Carla is  from Spain and graduates from Iruka’s Intermediate class. She has been an exceptional student who has worked hard to achieve great results. In class  she has been enthusiastic, helpful and respectful to other students. Outside of class she has worked well on homework and self-study, and is described as a model student by her teacher! Carla plans to enjoy another couple of weeks in Byron Bay before heading to back Spain, but hopes to return to Australia in the next few years to continue learning and practicing her English. We look forward to seeing you back here Carla!

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Maria is from Spain and graduates from Claudia and Ellie’s Upper Intermediate class. She is a lovely student to have in class, with an enthusiastic and dynamic personality that always lifts the class atmosphere. She contributes very well in class and has shown herself to be a dedicated and intelligent student. Maria has worked hard during her time here and has improved her English in all areas. She will be in Byron Bay for a few more weeks before travelling in Australia and possibly doing some more studies. You will be missed in the Lexis Family but we hope you enjoy the rest of your time in Australia!

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Alessa is from Switzerland and graduates from Kathleen’s Intermediate class. She has been at Lexis Byron Bay for just two weeks, on the English in Action – Surfing course. In class she made a positive impact, with her lovely nature putting other students at ease and encouraging them to speak. This enabled her to get lots of speaking and listening practice, which resulted in great improvements in these skills. She is a quick learner, picking up and using the new grammar and vocabulary taught in class. After learning English in the mornings, she spent most of her afternoons learning how to surf the famous Byron Bay beaches! Alessa now has two months of travel around Australia planned before going back home. Enjoy exploring more of Australia!

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Lucia is from Slovakia and graduates from Paul’s CAE Advanced class. She showed great aptitude for the English language and, with just four weeks at Lexis, she studied for two weeks each in the Upper Intermediate and Advanced (CAE) classes. She now plans to do some travel while figuring out her next step – possibly to continue studying English. We wish you all the best for the future – whatever it may hold!

 

 

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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.

Graduation! September 30

Today we have seven students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay.

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Cate, Laura and Michelle with their teacher and classmates

Claudia’s Upper Intermediate class has three students graduating: Laura, Cate and Michelle. All three are from Switzerland and have been a pleasure to have in this class.

Laura is a conscientious student who has worked very hard during her time here at Lexis Byron Bay. She brings a positive attitude to class and her lively nature has lifted the classroom atmosphere on many occasions. She has shown a keen interest in learning which has helped her to improve her English skills.

Cate has made great improvements to her English since starting at Lexis Byron Bay. She has shown great enthusiasm towards her studies and added a positive dynamic to the class. She is a conscientious student and has participated well in class discussions and activities.

Michelle has been a diligent and hard-working student. She shows enthusiasm towards her work and makes great contributions to class discussions and activities. Her conscientious and persistent attitude to her studies has paid off, with her making considerable improvements to her English skills in her time at Lexis Byron Bay.

We wish you all the very best for the future and safe journeys in your onwards travels and return to Switzerland!

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Yuki with her teacher and classmates

Yuki is from Japan and graduates from Kathleen’s Intermediate class. After 24 weeks with Lexis Byron Bay, she is graduating and will be greatly missed by the Lexis family. She has made enormous progress in all areas of English during her time here. In particular, she has become very confident in her ability to speak with people from a wide variety of countries and English levels. She has brought a bright personality, great sense of humour and lovely smile to her classroom. She asks intelligent questions in class and in GIL, which has helped both herself and her classmates to learn more and improve their English language knowledge. Well done, Yuki!

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David and Isaac’s Pre-Intermediate class has two students graduating today.

Felipe is from Brazil and has worked extremely well in his four weeks at Lexis Byron Bay. He has shown an excellent understanding of grammar and has improved his confidence in speaking during his time here. His participation in class discussions and activities has been productive and he has shown himself to be a great asset to the class. All the best for the rest of your time in Australia!

Oliver is from Germany and has been studying at Lexis Byron Bay for just one week. He has worked very hard this week and has participated well in class discussions and activities. His understanding of English grammar and vocabulary is excellent and we know he will continue to improve in his travels through Australia. Enjoy exploring the beautiful islands off Queensland!

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Katrin graduates from Kristy and Ellie’s Pre-Intermediate class. She has been at Lexis Byron Bay for just one week and was a pleasure to have in class for this time. She was an active participant in class activities and grasped the English concepts being studied very well. Have a great time on the rest of your travels up north to the Great Barrier Reef!

 

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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.

 

Lexis CAE catch-up in Switzerland!

One of our lovely teachers, Julia, is lucky enough to be travelling through Europe at the moment. On her travels, she managed to catch up with a group of her former Lexis CAE students who studied the Cambridge course in Byron Bay.

On Saturday afternoon, she met up with them at the Rote Fabrik (Red Factory), which is a great spot right next to the beautiful Lake of Zurich.

Julia said: “It was really lovely to see everyone and catch up on their news. All the students had such fond memories of their time at Lexis and in Byron Bay. Thanks for coming everyone!”

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Front row (left to right): Quentin, Joyce, Martina, Simone, Jessica, Michelle. Back row (left to right): Teacher Julia, Aurelie, Nora, Julia, Raphael, Neil, Till, Geri, Raffi, Jana, Luana, Julien.

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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.

 

Goodbye and good luck to Ellie’s FCE class!

Our FCE classes have their exams tomorrow, so we are graduating them during class today!

This morning, Ellie’s class presented Ellie with some lovely gifts and thanked her for being such a fun and patient teacher (you can check out Santi’s speech on the Lexis Byron Bay Facebook page!)

Ellie presented her students with their graduation certificates and said they should all be very proud of themselves for learning so much during the last 10 weeks.

Good luck for your exam tomorrow, everyone! It’ll be great to celebrate with you all at our end-of-Cambridge BBQ tomorrow afternoon 🙂

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Andrea, Angi, Frido, Fabio, Santi, Sarah, Ellie, Janine, Miho, Carmen, Rachel and Alain