News from Maria in Colombia

  Hi everyone. I´m back home in Colombia now. I have an intereting job and I bought a new car. I´m very excited about that. My trip to Los Angeles was long, about 30 hours.My plane took off at 11:00 am on Saturday (Caloundra time) and I arrived to my hotel in Los Angeles at 12:AM (4:00 … Continued

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David revisits GV Caloundra

Student – Teacher relationships have to be one of the best parts of teaching. Friendships are formed and nurtured: experiences shared and memories treasured when in years to come we remember the ‘good old times’. This campus opened September 07 and since then we have had the opportunity to meet and, in time, farewell wonderful … Continued

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Playstation 3

              Good news for game fans!  We have just bought a Playstation 3, which is available for use whenever you fancy. We’ve also picked up a couple of new games, including Singstar and FIFA08. You can ask Kerry for the controllers whenever you want to play

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GV Noosa Online

[youtube=http://au.youtube.com/watch?v=zhc0ZCA-sNo] Have you visited GV Noosa’s Facebook and Youtube sites? Facebook is a great way to stay in touch with former students and staff. Search for the group name ‘Global Village (GV) Noosa’ .  Make sure that you check out the photo album while you are there! Youtube has regularly updated video resources for GV … Continued

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Chieko travels to Noth Queensland

Hello,  I’ve been busy recently. I thought I would get a farm job easily as long as I went to Bundaberg before I came here but the weather wasn’t good this year so some of farming areas have smaller crops of vegetables than usual. Bundaberg’s workers hostels arrange  jobs but some of hostels don’t have enough jobs … Continued

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Magali loved her stay in Caloundra

   THIS EMAIL WAS RECEIVED BY PATTY AND MAGALI SAID IT WAS OKAY TO SHARE IT WITH EVERYONE. MAGALI, FROM NEW CALEDONIA,  WAS IN PATTY’S EAP CLASS Hello everybody !!   Sorry but, since I arrived in New Caledonia I’ve been very busy !! I wanted to send you some news earlier but….days are too short!!! … Continued

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Crocs put up a great fight, but are defeated by Noosa

   Top Left: Leonado the linesman with a flag in one hand and a beer in the other. Top right: I didn’t want to give up the shield to Noosa. Bottom left: The Noosa captain is carried high. Bottom Right: The winning team The Caloundra Crocs played great football against GV Brisbane and GV Noosa.  … Continued

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I love Cairns

Have you ever travelled yourself?   Acutually, I hate tours, but I love travelling by myself.   I have to make a plan, make bookings, stay camping. I have to do everything myself! Even cook meals.   It’s not easy, but it’s so interesting, and of course, it’s freedom, isn’t it?   ————————————————-   I’m writing about … Continued

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ENGLISH ONLY – yellow card : warning – red card : you’re out

When you enroll as a student at Global Village Caloundra you sign the “English Only Agreement” that says that you will only use English in class and in the school.  Recently students have complained that some students are lapsing back into their own languages instead of using English.  To enforce this rule the college is using … Continued

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Mark and Karen hit Saigon

Hello everyone at GV Caloundra, just a quick message to let you know where we are. We are currently in Saigon, Vietnam after spending a few days in Hong Kong. After a very hectic time packing and preparing for our trip we flew from Brisbane to HK on the 26th May for a few days … Continued

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Renat celebrates his birthday Korean style

  Renat, our lively Russian, had his birthday this week and of course we had a cake for him and a candle and sang “Happy Birthday To You”.  However he was quite surprised by his Korean birthday present which was a LIGHT kick to the back or bum.  Don’t worry, he wasn’t hurt.  Our Korean boys … Continued

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Ricky is living a dream life

Hello Patty! Andy! Karen! Mark! and Alll!! How are you all?! I am always fine! I am at DayDream Island with Yula and Jason. Even though I have spent great time here at DDI, I always miss Caloundra which is my second hometown. Actually it’s my first one in Australia and I feel sorry for not … Continued

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The end of an era – Schebellas say so long to Caloundra

Last Friday was a sad day as the school said goodbye to teachers Karen and Mark Schebella. We know they will be particularly missed by their students in The Elementary Class and the Intermediate Class. They are leaving Caloundra at the end of the month and will travel to Europe and eventually South America where … Continued

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Max and Joel serve up great cappucino

Max and Joel have been making some great coffee while doing the Bar and Coffee Course at Cadet International College. I really love the snowman (pictured above) that was delivered to me last week. Keep up the great work guys! Andy 

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Remember me – I’m Asami

Please use my photos on the  blog. I will be  happy to look them.   Anyway, my trip was the most unusual and fantastic time in my whole life. I’m really a lucky chick!!!hehe I went to Tassie, of course!  This was the best place. We started to travel from Brisbane and went to Byron Bay, Ninbin, Newcastle, … Continued

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Letter from Lisa before she leaves

Hey classmates How are you? How is the school? I hope, you are not too naughty to the teachers;-)) My travel was great:-) I saw a lot of things. When we were on Fraser Island, I saw dolphins, we spent 2 days sailing by the Whitsunday Islands. We went to Magnetic Island, the Daintree River … Continued

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Mark is in Melbourne

Hello everyone at GV Caloundra.  Certainly Melbourne is very different, but it’s going fine. I got a job very quickly teaching some Chinese teenagers. They are all beginners unfortunately.  I much prefer my old Pre Intermediate class. I caught up with some ex-students a couple of weeks ago, namely Zenobia, Rhino and Hyemi. I also had an … Continued

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