GV Brisbane is back and operating normally. As the sun shines down on Brisbane and the clean up continues in the suburbs around the river, students at GV Brisbane are all back in class after their short, extended break due to the floods. They will be working hard the next few weeks to make up … Continued
GV Brisbane will be closed on Wednesday, January 12th as there will be no electricity supply to the CBD. We will reopen as per normal on Thursday. Check out the Facebook page for up-to-the-minute updates….and please, stay safe and NEVER enter flood waters under any circumstances!
Eugene is holding Intensive Grammar Classes again this week from 2pm – 3pm in Room 8. Tuesday: Low Grammar: Present Simple – Negative & Questions (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Wednesday: Low Grammar: Demonstratives (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Thursday: High Grammar: Present Simple, Continuous (Intermediate – Advanced Levels). Friday: High Grammar: Present Perfect vs … Continued
Eugene is holding Intensive Grammar Classes again this week from 2pm – 3pm in Room 8. Wednesday: Low Grammar: Comparatives and Superlatives (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Thursday: Low Grammar: Present Perfect (Elementary – Pre Intermediate Levels). Friday: High Grammar: Present Simple vs Present Continuous (Intermediate – Upper Intermediate Levels).
Barista Courses These courses are designed for people who have little or no experience making coffee. You will learn how to use a commercial espresso machine, texture milk, how to prepare different coffees that are ordered at a cafe. Upon completion you will be presented with a certificate listing what you have learnt in the … Continued
As part of our afternoon program, a group of students wondered down to the Botanical Gardens for a game of soccer! The soccer game will be on again in the next couple of weeks so if you would like to join in keep an eye on the activity schedule. Also GV Brisbane is taking a … Continued
Birdie Num Num in the valley is having a beach party from 9:00pm For any of you who have not had the chance to get to Birdee Num Num yet, it is a great spot for meeting other students and backpackers. A great night out! It is located on Ann St in Fortitude Valley, just … Continued
It’s Ashart! Ashart studied at GV Brisbane from June to October in 2008. He came back to the school for a visit because this week he is travelling and then returning to Korea. Since studying with us, Ashart said that he has learnt a lot of English and in the future would like to be … Continued
Responsible service of alcohol courses It is a requirement that all staff working in venues that sell alcoholic beverages after 1am must undertake this course. The course covers the following: * Identification of customers to whom service must/may be refused in accordance with state regulations * Minors * Acceptable proof of age identification * Standard … Continued
Phil’s Intermediate class decided to get creative with a mix of savoury and sweet international foods during class today.
Want to win a trip for two to Tangalooma Resort on Moreton Island for two days or a pass to Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary? All you have to do is complete this online survey to enter the draw to win! For prize and competition information visit: www.brisbanemarketing.com.au/userfiles/BrisbaneInternationalStudentSurvey.pdf To complete the survey, visit: www.surveymonkey.com/Brisbane
The lamingtons are gone and the total is in! Due to all the hard work of all the staff and students involved, GV Brisbane has managed to raise an incredible $900 to help the people most affected by these devistating bushfires. $400 of this was raised by the students, which is fantastic! Well Done! Thank … Continued
This weekend is when the Brisbane City Council welcomes international students studying in Brisbane. There will be a range of exhibits by community groups, companies and government agencies with all the information you will need to help you live, study and have fun in Brisbane. Where: Brisbane City Hall, King George Square When: 10am – … Continued
Why not check out their blogs? Noosa – http://gvnoosablog.com Caloundra – http://gvcaloundra.com
Remember to wish him happy birthday when you see him!
Today we received a great letter from Aki who studied with us back in September last year. Included in the letter were some photos that she took during her time here. We really appreciate hearing from our past students. If you have any photos or would like us to post anything on the blog just … Continued
After class today an army of students and staff helped make the lamingtons required for tomorrow’s appeal.
It’s Khaled’s birthday today! When Khaled first joined us here at GV Brisbane many months ago, he knew no English at all. He is now in the IELTS preparation class working towards his University studies. It’s great to see you are doing so well Khaled. We all hope you have a fantastic birthday and year … Continued
Tune in tonight at 7:30pm on Channel 9 to spot the GV Brisbane staff member in her search for love. The Farmer Wants a Wife Channel 9 Wednesday at 7:30pm [polldaddy poll=1359264]
The Super 14 Rugby Union Competition includes teams from Australia and all over the world. Come and support our local team ‘The Queensland Reds’ and learn more about the Australian sporting culture and meet some locals. You may even see Peter with a jersey on and beer in hand! For more information and tickets see: … Continued