BBQ Party @ KB’s!

Last night Lexis Noosa students enjoyed a BBQ and glow party at KB’s night club.

The BBQ started at 6pm. The students got to taste a traditional Aussie BBQ which consisted of sausages, meat patties, salads, chips and a whole lot of drinks 😉 !

Once the BBQ was done Student Uni Travel announced their competition winner. The students had to guess how many jelly beans were in a jar to win an all paid trip to Byron Bay.

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Congratulations to Andrina we hope you enjoy your free trip.

The students then went inside the nightclub to dance the night away at the glow party!

What a great night.

 

 

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Today we welcome 20 new General English students and 35 new Cambridge students to our wonderful campus at Noosa.

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General English Students: Yuya, Ayaka, Ami, Yuki, Haruka, and Akira from Japan, Hye Ju, Jae Ho and Ill Sim from Korea, Suvichada from Thailand, Adriana from Brazil, Pere from Spain, Julia, Sereina, Janine, Melissa and Andre from Switzerland and Yu Chun from Taiwan.

10.9.18 Cambridge

Cambridge Students: Samya, Marine, Sira, Janine, Christoph, Andrina, Jessica, Matthias, Julian, Jiska, Celina, Tanja, Ariane, Sarah, Stefanie, Aline, Leon, Celine, Daniel, Gina, Fabienne, Lorena, Luca, Alessandra, Patricia, Dominique, Melanie, Nicole, Celine, Lea and Nina from Switzerland, Carmen from Germany, Josephine from Sweden, Francesc from Spain and Nienke from Netherlands.

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Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon down at Pinaroo Park enjoying some drinks and food while playing volleyball and getting to know one another.

We hope you all have a wonderful time here in Noosa with us!!

Boomerang Painting

This afternoon at Lexis English Noosa the students relaxed while they painted some boomerangs.

The students thought of some great designs. They looked amazing at the end!

Hope you all had a great afternoon . And now you have a souvenir to take home with you to remember your fantastic trip to Australia.

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Goodbye to our finishers!

Goodbye to our 12 graduating students at Lexis English Noosa.

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This afternoon we said goodbye to Yuichiro, Nonoka, Peter, Jeong Min, Leonid and Yuka from the Pre-Intermediate classes, Hina and Aya from the Intermediate classes, Franziska from Upper-intermediate and Emily and Max from the IELTS class!

We will miss you all.

Job Success

Another happy success story from Job Workshop. After many job trials and interviews with establishments all over town, Barbara Furtado has been offered an amazing job close to school to develop her range of many skills in the hospitality industry. Great Job Barbara. Don’t forget to come to Job Workshop to enhance your resume or to get help finding a job.

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It’s Friday which means that we say goodbye to some students at Lexis Noosa.

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We farewell Kazuki, Beatrice and Mikako from the Intermediate B class with Annette, Neno and Daisy from Upper Intermediate with Michelle and Kerri, Haruka from the Elementary class with Kirsten, Yumi and Kurumi from Intermediate A with Sam and last but not least Sidonia, Madlaina and Tomas from Cambridge.

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Hope you all enjoyed your time at Lexis English Noosa and made many happy memories while you were in Australia!

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Bath Bombs

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students were making bath bombs.

Make your own Bath Bombs using essential oils and household products so that you can relax and rejuvenate in your own bath tub.

We hope you all have a relaxing weekend and see you all on Monday!

Customer Service

It’s great to hear that are talented students are getting work in the area.  Rafa is a chef from Brazil and did the Customer Service course.  He learned lots of new words about food and practised his speaking and pronunciation.  He grew in confidence and fluency and is now working as a chef in the local area,  His teacher Lize heard about a vacancy from a friend and thought Rafa would be perfect!

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Misato is now working in a kitchen and waiting tables after a reference from her teacher Maria!  You never know who your teacher knows!

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Laguna Lookout

Our Lexis Noosa students enjoying the beautiful weather in Noosa at Laguna Lookout!

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30 our our students made the hike to Laguna Lookout which is located in Noosa Heads not far from the school for a wonderful picnic and photo opportunity with their friends.

We hope you all had a wonderful time on the activity and look forward to seeing you on the next one!

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Welcome to all the new students starting at Lexis Noosa today.

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We have Maximilien and Fanny from France, Sami from Saudi Arabia, Ami, Neno, Mio, Satomi, Masako, Kazue, Manami and Asuka from Japan, Suhyeon from Korea, Rentata from Brazil, Zoe from Switzerland and Eric from Italy.

We hope you have a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa!

Graduating from Lexis Noosa

Sadly we are saying good-bye to 26 students from Lexis Noosa today.

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Michelle saying good-bye to Neo and Kota from Elementary A class.

Alicia

Alicia saying good-bye to Hibiki, Mizuki, Riku, Shu and Haruya from Elementary B Class.

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Lize saying good-bye to Mathis, Jay and Mevelyn from Pre-Intermediate class.

Annette saying good-bye to Hannah-Belle and Ryuya from Pre-Intermediate class.

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Jessie saying good-bye to Sakura and Yukari from Pre-Intermediate class.

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Sam saying good-bye to Jakob from Intermediate A class.

Kerri saying goodbye to Marie, Emily, Hikari and Ryo.

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Kirsten saying goodbye to Tommaso and Maximilian from Upper-Intermediate A class.

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Elieen saying goodbye to Edoardo from Upper-Intermediate B class.

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Anjali saying goodbye to Mauricio from IELTS class.

Suzie

Suzie saying goodbye to Bella and Sonja from FCE class.

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We hope you all had a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa! Please keep in touch!

 

 

 

August Activities

Let’s have a look what activities are on offer at Lexis Noosa for the month of August.

August Calendar

New Job Workshop Sign

Tuesday 31st July 2018 – 2pm

Strawberry Picking sign

Wednesday 1st August 2018 – 2pm

Grammar Workshop

Thursday 2nd August 2018 – 2pm

Make your own sushi sign

Friday 3rd August 2018 – 2pm

What a great selection of activities available at Lexis Noosa for the month of August! Can’t wait to get started on all the FUN!

Graduating from Noosa

Today we say farewell to 22 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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We have Misato from FCE class, Jessica from CAE class, Julia, Victor, Johanna and Simon from Upper Intermediate, Christina, Louise, Ayame, Vanessa, Elyne and Silvio from Intermediate, Vittorio, Nikorai, Toya and Moe from Pre Intermediate, Kanon, Yui, Sayo, Risa and Gohei from Elementary.

We wish you all the best in the future! Keep in touch.

 

Staff Profiles – Cara Student Support

Introducing Cara one our are lovely Student Support staff.

 

We sat down and asked some hard questions of Cara one of our student support staff members to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

Only English but I’m hoping to learn another language in the future.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I’m a mad Queensland Firebirds netball fan!!

What places have you lived in?

I was born in Kingaroy, a country town about 3 hours west from the Sunshine Coast. I have also lived in London, Brisbane and of course the Sunshine Coast.

If you weren’t working at Lexis Noosa what would you be?

A cake decorator. I love making and decorating my niece and nephew’s birthday cakes.

Birthday cakes

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Going to watch the Queensland Firebirds play in Brisbane or catching up with some friends.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

To hire a stand up paddle board and explore the Noosa River.

What is your favourite food?

NACHOS!! I love Mexican food.

What is your English tip? 

To come to all of the Lexis Noosa activities!

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Cara one of our Student Support staff at Lexis English Noosa. 

Graduating Students

Today we had 16 students finish their English courses at Lexis Noosa.

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We have Mia from Michael’s private class, Kai, Cecile and Sawami from Pre-Intermediate class, Alicia, Ayumu and Reina from Elementary class, Marion, Leonardo, Lupo and Manon from Upper-Intermediate class, Maud and Melanie from Intermediate class, Tanja from FCE class and Svenja from CAE class.

  All the best in the future and always keep in touch!

Staff Profiles

Introducing Becky our campus manager!

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We sat down and asked some hard questions of Becky our amazing campus manager to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

English and ‘poor’ German.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I have taught in America, London, New Zealand and Australia. I have been teaching for 42 years.

What places have you lived in?

I grew up in England and moved to Australia in 1982. I have also lived in America and New Zealand.

If you weren’t a campus manager what would you be?

A professional dancer, but I really love my job and really wouldn’t want to do anything else.

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Running in the national park.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

There are turtle nests on our beaches. If you are lucky enough you can see them hatching.

What is your favourite food?

Anything crispy! I also love pasta. bread and pastry.

What is your English tip? 

Take risks. Don’t be shy and speak as much as you can.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Becky our campus manager at Lexis English Noosa. 

Courtyard Fun!

It’s always fun to see our classes use the courtyard to do fun English activities for the students.

Today we had our Elementary classes, Pre-Intermediate classes and Intermediate classes using the courtyard at the same time. Such a fun way to learn English!

Graduating Students

Today we say good-bye to 2 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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We have Hitomi from Sam’s Intermediate class and Robin from Kirsten’s Upper Intermediate class.

 We wish them all the best in the future!

Hardworking and Hilarious Option Classes.

This afternoon I had the pleasure of going to all of our Option classes to check in and see how everyone is doing.

All I received was smiles and laughs. 🙂

Our current option classes are:

  • Grammar with the amazing Lize.
  • Current Affairs with the elegant Annette.
  • Customer Service with Kerri the elite laugh machine.
  • Reading and Writing with the radiant Eileen.
  • Survival Speaking with hilarious Kirsten.

Keep studying and having fun.

If you need help or assistance with anything don’t be afraid to come into Reception and ask our amazing staff.

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Graduating Students

Today we say farewell to 5 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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Brian from IELTS class, Fernando from Upper Intermediate, Mio from Intermediate, Paul and Ikumi from Pre Intermediate class.

Enjoy your travels around Australia and please keep in touch wherever life may take you. We wish you all the best!

 

 

Incredible Students

Introducing one of our incredible students at Lexis Noosa, Beatrice from Pre Intermediate.

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My name is Beatrice, I’m French and I have lived in Italy for 34 years.  I learned English at school a long time ago and I sometimes attended English courses.  I speak French and Italian and I’d like to be able to think in and speak English too.

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 I was worried about being an older student, but I am happy that my age is not a problem in Lexis. I am happy and comfortable in the school and have met some nice students.  At the moment my English is very bad, but I am sure that I am making progress with the lessons at Lexis.  I am looking forward to learning more English skills in the school.

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To stay in Australia for 3 months I am going to try to get a job as a masseuse or a cleaner.  Any job will be good for me as long as I can improve my English at the same time.

Yoga

What a wonderful way to start the weekend than with a yoga lesson.

A great way to relax and stretch your tired muscles after a long and stressful week of studies.

We hope you all have a peaceful and happy weekend and see you bright and early Monday morning!

Graduating Students

Today we say farewell to 5 of our students!

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Flavia, Livia and Oh from our IELTS class and Lucas and Juan from our Intermediate class.

We wish you all the best in the future and good luck with all your travels and studies.

Meet our awesome-sauce Teacher Sam!

 

Introducing one of our (best looking) Lexis English Noosa Teachers. SAM THE MAN

We sat down and asked the hard questions to our  English Teacher Sam to find out a little bit more about him.

What Languages do you speak? 

I am semi fluent in British English and my Australian English is at an Upper Intermediate Level.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I am a qualified tour cruise operator and work in the heart of Noosa. O’ Captain, My Captain 🙂

What places have you lived in?

Los Angeles, Heathrow Airport, Singapore Airport, Sydney (Everywhere), Adelaide and of course Noosa.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be?

I would definitely have a career that mixes Entertaining and Language/History. So probably travelling around Europe as a tour guide, partying only once a year 😉

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Working on a boat or contemplating writing my novel underneath a tree in the middle of a park somewhere in the heart of Noosa.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

Rumba Wine Bar, somewhere along Hasting Street.

What is your favourite food?

I EAT ANYTHING…

What is your favourite pastime?

Making Gelato for a living.

What is your English tip? 

Watch a movie in English without subtitles and write down any words you know or think you know. Before you watch the movie again, see if you can write a brief summary of what happens to each character in the film. Then watch again with subtitles and you’ll probably be quite close with your synopsis.

Particularly, if it is a Superhero Movie.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Sam one of our Legendary General English Teachers at Lexis English Noosa. 

Afternoon Fun at Lexis Noosa

We have a fun filled afternoon installed for Lexis Noosa students! Today the student had 2 activities to choose from, watching Jumanji or a water colour painting lesson with Phil. Which one would you choose?

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Water Colour Painting with our Cambridge teacher Phil!

One of Lexis English Noosa’s must do is to take part in Phil’s water colour painting class.

He teaches you all the techniques needed to complete a water colour painting. Step by step you will be painting a lake, mountains and storm clouds and to finish it off you will need to draw some birds, a boat and cabin in the mountains. Sign your picture and then you are finished!

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Good work everyone! Your water colour paintings look amazing!!

Teacher Profile – Lize

This week we are introducing our Teacher Lize!

 

We sat down and asked the hard questions to our  English Teacher Lize to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

I speak English and Afrikaans.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I learned how to drive when I was 8 years old…… on my grandparents’ farm 🙂

What places have you lived in?

I have lived in Australia and South Africa.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be?

I think I would be a professional photographer or graphic designer.

On the weekend you’ll find me?

Cleaning my house and doing the laundry or taking my dog for a walk on the beach.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

Samba Grill on Gympie Terrace 🙂

What is your favourite food?

Pap, wors en sous (Polenta with tomato and onion relish and traditional South- African farmer sausage)

What is your favourite pastime?

Photography, scrapbooking, watching TV and reading.

What is your English tip? 

Make friends with people who don’t speak your language so that you are forced to speak it all the time. And also READ READ READ!! For vocabulary extension, watch kids TV programs.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Lize one of our General English teachers at Lexis English Noosa. 

Koala Cafe by the Customer Service Class

The Customer Service class put all their practice into a real-life situation today when they made lunch for the students at the Koala Cafe.  The class researched recipes and wrote a menu description for their dishes.  The shopped for food and made delicious dishes for the students and teachers to eat.  The Thai Basil Chicken was very popular and there was a choice of tasty desserts either apple pie or warm pancakes and fresh fruit.  The students were able to greet customers and wait on the tables. The washing-up wasn’t as popular though!

We hope you enjoyed our food!

Teacher Profile – Phil

Introducing our CAE Cambridge teacher Phil!

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We sat down and asked the hard questions to our Cambridge teacher Phil to find out a little bit more about him.

What Languages do you speak? 

I speak English and a little Indonesian.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I have taught many things over the past years. Math, Science, Business and water colour painting. I also have a lot of experience in hospitality and written half a book 🙂

What places have you lived in?

I have lived in Sydney, Newcastle, Brisbane, Noosa, Jakarta and London.

If you weren’t a teacher what would you be?

I think if I wasn’t teaching I would be a lecturer.

What do you like to do on the weekend?

On the weekend you will find me painting, renovating and building.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

The Noosa River is the best kept secret 🙂

What is your favourite food?

Ceviche and Sushi 🙂 Yum Yum

What is your favourite pastime?

I love to paint, travel or anything to do with the outdoors and water. eg. Sailing, camping or surfing.

What is your English tip? 

GET INVOLVED!!!

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Phil one of our Cambridge teachers at Lexis English Noosa. 

Cambridge Graduation

Today we say farewell to our Cambridge students who started their course on the 19th March 2018. We’d like to say thank you for coming to Lexis Noosa and we hope you all had an amazing time here with us. Good luck with your speaking exams tomorrow and other exams over the weekend and next week.

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CPE Class with teacher Tim Bloxsome, Dario, Yanik, Dominik, Mateus, Isabela, Carmela, Roman and Adrien.

CAE Phil

CAE 1 Class with teacher Phil, Santiago, Cloe, Nicole, Max, Nina, Erica, Noee, Pasquale, Tatjana, Sandra, Aneta and Rachel.

CAE Kirsten

CAE 2 class with teacher Kirsten, Guilherme, Sarah, Isabela, Lucie, Marta, Lara, Noelia, Nina, Rafael, Manuela and Lyndon.

FCE Suzie

FCE 1 class with teacher Suzie, Basil, Nerea, Jacqueline, Alex, Celine, Jeanne, Claudia, Marta, Cate, Alejandra, Ria and Kishiko.

FCE Kerri

FCE 2 class with teacher Kerri, Saad, Raquel, Marc, Jeremias, Martin, Ramona, Romina, Oh, Luiza and Jasmin.

We wish you all the luck and happiness in the future!

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WE DID IT!! 🙂

Intermediate Cooking Lesson

Maria and Sam’s class combined forces today and used their English skills to make pasta.  The students made the pasta dough from scratch and made delicious Pici Pasta with basil pesto and cheese.  Everyone enjoyed a break from their books and learning new skills.