Jobs!! 22 February

  HOSPITALITY BARISTA We are in need of a second barista to juggle hours with our head barista! Ideally will be an all rounder so you can get more hours waitressing etc when the barista is on!! If you have experience making coffee and can perform latte art, are friendly, efficient and keen to join … Continued

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Coffee Club! 21 February

Today at Coffee Club we enjoyed coffee, Tim Tams and Jenga!! To make Jenga even more entertaining each wooden block has a question the player has to read out and answer! It’s a great way of learning interesting facts about each other, such as their views on politics, their hopes and dreams and, for those brave … Continued

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New Starters! 20 February

Welcome to our eleven new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay today! Consuelo is from Chile and has four sisters and one brother (one of them being Valentina who also joins us at Lexis today!). Her interests include tourism and the environment; she loves everything related to nature and enjoys going on treks and camping. … Continued

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Graduation! 17th Feb

Congratulations to our nine students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay this week! Tina is from Switzerland and graduates from Adrienne’s Intermediate class. She has shown a great improvement in her 10 weeks here with us at Lexis. Her participation and questions in class have been a great help in improving her English in all areas. … Continued

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Table Tennis! 15 February

We held our monthly Table Tennis Tournament on Wednesday! The tournament started with sixteen competitors in the first round: Bruno VS Lear: Lear Laura VS Maxime: Maxime  Roman VS Iker: Roman Adrian VS Oscar: Oscar Sam VS Raphael: Raphael Tito VS Gaetan: Tito Pol VS Jenny: Pol Danny VS Nil: Danny Onto the second round, the winners … Continued

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It’s the Weekend!! 17 – 19 Feb

  WEATHER   SURF   GIGS FRIDAY GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON POWER LUNCH, BLISTER, CLOCAS RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM SOULSHAKERS BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 5PM DU-EAST DUO 9PM SCREAMFEEDER + GUESTS BYRON BREWERY 7PM COTTON CLUB ELECTRO SWING STICKY WICKET, BYRON 9PM LOCAL DJS 9.30PM RAY RED WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM ADAM HARPAZ TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL … Continued

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Baking Koala Cupcakes!! 16 February

Today we baked delicious chocolate almond cupcakes with buttercream icing and decorated them to look like koalas!!   If you’d like to make these at home here’s how: Koala Cupcakes Recipe INGREDIENTS: For the choc-almond cupcakes:1 cup self-raising flour ½ cup plain flour 1 cup raw sugar 4 Tbsp cocoa ½ tsp bicarb soda Pinch … Continued

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Valentines’s Day BBQ! 14 February

Yesterday to celebrate Valentine’s Day we had a BBQ in the front garden! Naomi and I cooked sausages and burgers for over 100 hungry students! We also had a Secret Valentines postbox which was very popular, with lots of the students writing some very lovely notes to one another and their teachers! Learn English in … Continued

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Jobs! 15 February

BARISTA / SMOOTHIE MAKER Goodies juice bar on the main st of Byron is looking for an experienced barista and juice/smoothie maker. 25+ hrs per week. You will be required to have at least 3 years experience as a Barista in a busy environment. Juice/ smoothie/acai making knowledge preferred. You will need to have good … Continued

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Beach Volleyball! 10 February

Last Friday we ended the week with a game of beach volleyball!! Half the activity was spent figuring out how to put up the net! Good team work guys 🙂 Once that was done the fun began! It was a beautiful hot and sunny day, so luckily the sea was nearby for everyone to cool … Continued

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New Starters!! 13 February

Welcome to our thirteen new students joining us at Lexis Byron Bay this week! Ji Yeon is from South Korea and has given herself the English name of Rachel as people find this easier to say! She plays Tae-Gun-Do and the traditional Korean instrument Jung-Gli. She is currently majoring in Chemistry and enjoys doing the … Continued

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Graduation! 10 February

Congratulations to our nine students graduating from Lexis Byron Bay this week! Natsumi is from Japan and graduates from Ellie and Anji’s IELTs class. She’s come a very long way since first starting at Lexis, especially in her reading and writing. You should be very proud of your achievements and and excellent IELTs scores! Enjoy … Continued

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Upper Intermediate and Elyse’s last day! 10 February

Today we have a special graduation blog just for our Upper Immediate class; not only are 4 students graduating from this class today, we also sadly say goodbye to their lovely teacher Elyse! The students very sweetly put on a delicious lunch to say thank you and goodbye to their wonderful teacher!   Francesco is from … Continued

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It’s the Weekend!! 10 – 12 February

  WEATHER   SURF   GIG GUIDE FRIDAY GREAT NORTHERN HOTEL, BYRON THE STRIDES, DROP LEGS, 4’20’ SOUND, SALT BRAINS RAILWAY HOTEL, BYRON 7PM WANDERING EYES BEACH HOTEL, BYRON 5PM LEIGH JAMES 9PM PINK ZINC BYRON BREWERY 6PM LGBTI CABARET STICKY WICKET 9PM LOCAL DJS WOODY’S SURF SHACK, BYRON 9PM SQUEAK LEMAIRE TREEHOUSE, BELONGIL 7.30PM … Continued

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Fashion Show -Upper Intermediate! 9 February

Today Elyse’s Upper Intermediate class put on a Fashion Show for their unit on ‘Fashions and Trends’! They split into groups to create outfits for their models out of newspaper. The outcome can only be described as impressive! The models took turns to walk the catwalk and the other members of their group then used adjectives … Continued

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Coffee Club! 8 February

Despite the very hot weather and pull of the beach we still had a handful of people hang around for coffee club! We enjoyed Tim Tams, card games and conversations! 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 … Continued

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Meet the Teachers – Michelle!

  Where did you grow up? Sunshine Coast, Queensland   Which languages can you speak? Japanese and English.   Which countries have you visited? I haven’t been overseas yet!   What do you love the most about teaching? Helping students reach their goals.   What is your top English learning tip? Practice, practice, practice   … Continued

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Jobs!! 8 Feb

  CLEANER We are a local and fast growing Cleaning Company servicing the Northern Rivers. Due to recent growth we are now hiring for our Commercial & Domestic division ( The Contemporary Cleaning Co.) as well as our new division ‘The Bio Cleaning Co’. We have an excellent reputation throughout the area for our service … Continued

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New Starters! 6 February

Welcome to our sixteen new starters at Lexis Byron Bay! Bitna is from Korea and enjoys travelling, watching movies and listening to music. Her dream is to be a nurse and she is currently majoring in nursing. She chose to study in Byron bay because she loves dolphins and knows there’s a very good chance of … Continued

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Beer Tasting! 3 February

Last Friday’s activity was Beer Tasting!! Unsurprisingly we had quite a lot of students turn up for this! We tried 6 different beer, including a Pilsner (Weihenstephaner), Pale Ale (Little Creatures), English style bitter (My Wife’s Bitter), Malty dark ale (White Rabbit), Indian pale Ale (Hop Hog) and a Chocolate porter (Fullers). Little Creatures, Hop … Continued

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