What’s on This Week

Let’s have a look at what activities are being done at Lexis Noosa this week!

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Muay Thai Class at Noosa

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students learnt some Muay Thai moves.

The students walked down to Pinaroo Park where the lesson was going to take place. First of all the teacher showed us some moves and quickly ran through the background of the sports so that we could get an understanding of what Muay Thai Martial Arts is and the history behind it.

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We love doing these kinds of activities so that the students get to learn about different cultures!

Hope you all loved learning some Muay Thai.

HIIT Exercise Class

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This afternoon Lexis Noosa students participated in a HIIT class taught by our wonderful homestay coordinator Simona.

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The students were excited it get a little bit of exercise in before the weekend! But there were also many laughs and a lot of fun had.

In the class they did many different exercises such as squats, lunges, bridges and much more.

 

 

Volleyball and Badminton

This afternoon the students enjoyed some volleyball and badminton at Pinaroo park.

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The students split into two groups. One played badminton first and the other played volleyball. Once the teams had a bit of time playing one sport they then swapped!

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Such a fun afternoon in the beautiful park.. take a look at this video to see just how great it is: https://www.facebook.com/100015335927407/videos/pcb.10155968872071275/484334658754394/?type=3&theater&ifg=1

 

 

It’s the Weekend!

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If you haven’t already than you must go exploring through the Noosa National Park! It’s a beautiful walk along a coastal track and stunning views like this one. Don’t forget to look up high for a cuddly koala around the Tea Tree Bay area.

Eumundi Markets

Eumundi Markets are a must see tourist attraction on the Sunshine Coast! It is on Wednesday and Saturday mornings starting at 7am. Just need to catch the bus 630 from the Noosa Junction station and get off at Eumundi Station. Have fun exploring the hand made items at the markets and enjoying all the delicious food and drink stalls. Yum!!

Koala Australia Zoo

Another must see tourist attraction would have to be the world famous Crocodile Hunter Australia Zoo at Beerwah. You can catch a greyhound bus from the Noosa Junction and it will take you there and back for the day. If you need help booking see the wonderful staff members at the Student Uni Travel store located near the school.

Kayak 7 Another weekend idea could be to hire a kayak or stand up paddle board and explore the Noosa River. Just see the friendly staff at Boardwalk Boat Hire down near the Sofitel Jetty in Noosa Heads.

LiveMusic

There is always plenty of music to listen to around the Noosa Heads area!

Cafe Le Monde has live music from Captain Squidlicker & The Sinking Ships starting from 8.30pm Friday night. Join your friends for some dinner and drinks and have a wonderful night out!

Aromas Noosa has the best cocktails in the town. It’s located on Hastings street it’s the perfect location to take a seat and watch the day go by.

The Driving Force Tour are gearing up for an epic night in Noosa this Friday and Cornerstone can’t wait to have them live on stage.

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Nestled among fragrant gum trees, the footy grounds become a hive of activity for the Noosa Farmers Market. The markets offer plenty of different stalls including organic produce, skin care products, marinades, sauces, skin care products, freshly baked breads and cheeses.

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With a weekend of spring sunshine ahead, a swim or surf at Noosa Main Beach sounds like the perfect remedy to a long working week!

We hope you have a wonderful weekend!

Noosa National Park Walk

This Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon walking and exploring the Noosa National Park. It was such a wonderful sunny day why wouldn’t you go for a walk and experience this beautiful part of the world!

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It looks like everyone had a wonderful time exploring and getting out into the sunshine!

Looking forward to seeing you all on the next activity.

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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.

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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!!

Yoga in the Park

This afternoon our Lexis Noosa students went to the park for a Yoga lesson with Joti.

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This activity will leave you relax and stress free ready to enjoy whatever the weekend brings you!!

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We hope that everyone has a relaxed and happy weekend and we’ll see you all bright and early on Monday morning.

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Let’s learn some Muay Thai

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students learnt some Muay Thai moves.

The students walked down to Pinaroo Park where the lesson was going to take place. First of all the teacher showed us some moves and quickly ran through the background of the sports so that we could get an understanding of what Muay Thai Martial Arts is and the history behind it.

We love doing these kinds of activities so that the students get to learn about different cultures!

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Hope you all loved learning some Muay Thai.

 

 

Strawberry Picking

What a beautiful way to spend the afternoon strawberry picking at Bli Bli.

Strawberry 1 We all found some amazing strawberries to pick and of cause to eat on the way home.

Thanks to everyone that came on the activity and can’t wait to see you all on the next one!

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!

Table Tennis Competition

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students battled it out for fame and glory to find out who is the best student at Table Tennis.

16 wonderful students took on the challenge but there can only be one winner……….

Congratulations to Jin for winning our Lexis Noosa Table Tennis Competition and second place went to Rubens and third place went to Joel.

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Thank you everyone who participated and came along to cheer on your friends.

 

 

 

 

Welcome to Noosa

Today we have 9 new students starting at Lexis Noosa!

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Welcoming Maiko and Miyu from Japan, Zhiping and Xilin from China, Maud from France, Melanie and Anna from Switzerland, Kwang-Yong from Korea and Lea from Germany to our beautiful school.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – Lexis Noosa

Now we’re getting closer to finding out who will be FIFA World Cup 2018 champion!

Here are the results from the round of 16.

Last 16 final results

Quarter Finals are on this weekend so make sure you get some friends together to watch all of the games! All the game times are listed below and can be watched on the SBS channel.

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For all the results from previous games and additional information head to the whiteboard in the kitchen area!

GOOD LUCK!!

Staff Profile – Simona

 

We sat down and asked some hard questions of Simona one of our fabulous Homestay Coordinators to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

Romanian and English.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

I like to go to the theatre, ballet and Opera.

What places have you lived in?

Romania, London, America and now Australia.

If you weren’t a Homestay Coordinator what would you be?

A yoga teacher.

On the weekend you’ll find me?

At the beach reading a book.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

I’m not telling, you’ll have to find out for yourself.

What is your favourite food?

I love healthy food.

What is your favourite pastime?

Reading a book and working out.

What is your English tip? 

Watching TV/movies with subtitles, it really helps improve one’s English.

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Simona one of our fabulous Homestay Coordinators at Lexis English Noosa. 

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!

Staff Profile – Cathy

Introducing our Homestay Manager Cathy!

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We sat down and asked the hard questions to our staff member Cathy to find out a little bit more about her.

What Languages do you speak? 

I speak English and Welsh.

I’ll bet you didn’t know that… 

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is actually a name of a town in Wales and it is in the Guinness Book of Records for being the place with the longest name!

What places have you lived in?

I have lived in Wales, Bahrain and Australia but my favourite one would have to be beautiful Noosa on the Sunshine Coast.

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

I would definitely be a News Reporter.

What do you like to do on the weekend?

On the weekend you’ll find me on the Noosa River or at the Beach.

What is Noosa’s best kept secret?  

A secret car park in Hastings Street… but I’ll never tell you exactly where haha!

What is your favourite food?

Vegetables and salad.

What is your favourite pastime?

I love exercising and socialising.

What is your English tip? 

Just keep practicing!

We hope you enjoyed getting to know Cathy one of our staff members at Lexis English Noosa. 

Surfs up in Noosa!

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This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students made their way down to Noosa Main Beach for an afternoon of surf lessons and a whole lot of fun!

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The surf lesson is for 2 hours which includes a safety talk and a quick demonstration on how to paddle and stand up.

Noosa National Park

Will it or won’t it rain? It was a little tricky this afternoon as we were making our afternoon activity plans. The Noosa National Park walk was on the agenda but wasn’t sure if we would make it through the park dry.

But four of our beautiful Lexis Noosa students were on a mission to have an adventure and find some amazing Australian animals and of course have fun along the way!

 

 

Fun in the sun!

Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon Kayaking and Stand Up Paddle Boarding down the beautiful Noosa River.

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Everyone looked like they had a great time!

Hope you all had a nice cool down swim because it was so sunny and hot this afternoon.

Competition Time

Thank you to everyone who participated in the Lexis Noosa Ping Pong Competition. We had 32 students battle it out for eternal glory at Lexis Noosa but unfortunetly there can only be one winner.

Congratulations to Lyndon for winning our Lexis Noosa Ping Pong Competition! Yeah!!! Second place went to Fabian and third place went to Rafael. Well done boys!!

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Hope you all enjoyed your activity and looking forward to seeing you on the next one!

Hula Hooping

What a wonderful activity to do after a long day of studing English. A great way to relax, unwind and just have FUN!

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Inga from In Your Flow is our beautiful instructor today. She is teaching our Lexis Noosa students how to hula hoop with some special tips and tricks.

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Don’t forget to check out our Hula Hoop videos on our Facebook page 🙂

 

Zumba

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students got to join a Zumba class with NoosaZumba’s amazing teacher Nella! Zumba is an aerobic fitness program featuring ovements inspired by various styles of Latin American dance and performed primarily to Latin American dance music.

The class was filled with plenty of laughs and smiles which shows that Zumba is a fun and exciting way to work out!

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Check out our Facebook page for some great videos!

https://www.facebook.com/groups/lexisnoosa/

 

Kayaking & S.U.P

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students made their way down to ‘Noosa Boardwalk Boat Hire’ to kayak or stand up paddle their way down the Noosa River. A great opportunity for the students to see a different side of beautiful Noosa Heads.

The sun was out and the students were happy!

Hope to see you on the next activity 🙂

 

 

Beach Games

Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon on the beautiful Noosa Main Beach playing beach games and soaking up the amazing sunshine.

Hope you had a wonderful afternoon in Noosa! We can’t wait to see you on the next activity.

Noosa Activities – January 2018

Happy New Year and welcome back to Lexis Noosa for another wonderful year! We have another action packed month of activities for everyone to join and have fun!!

January Calendar

Don’t forget if you would like to come to an activity or student night come to reception and write your name on the sign up sheet.

Can’t wait to see everyone smiling faces on this months activities 🙂

Noosa National Park Walk

What a beautiful day to walk through the Noosa National Park. Our new TAP (Teen Activity Program) students enjoyed their afternoon walk and was even lucky enough to spot a koala relaxing in the trees above.

Yoga

What better way to spend the afternoon than having a relaxing session of Yoga in the park.

Lexis Noosa students had the opportunity to relax, breath and stretch their tried muscles from a long week of learning and practicing their English.

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

Salsa & Sangria

What better way to end the day than with a glass of sangria and learning to dance the Salsa!

Noelia from our LTTC Business Course and Miquel from Intermediate A class kindly agreed to teach the Lexis Noosa students how to salsa. The dance of love!!

Ping pong competition

Congratulations to Diego. C from Chilie for winning the Lexis Noosa ping pong competition round 2 for November.  Second place went to Jules from New Caledonia and third place went to Fabio from Switzerland.

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Great job to everyone who participated in this months ping pong competition. Hope you all had a great afternoon!