Graduation

Today we say farewell to 25 of our Lexis Noosa students.

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From Elementary classes we have Taiki, Naoto, Tomonori, Kosuke, Momo, Chisato, Urara and So.

From Pre-Intermediate classes we have Koharu, Andrea, Wakana, Motoki, Megumi and Mizuki.

From Intermediate classes we have Will, Pierfilippo, Yutaro, Nadine, Sonja, Juliette, Yuya and Elisabeth.

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From Upper-Intermediate we have Thomas, from IELTS we have Xilin and from Cambridge CAE we have Caroline.

Sunset River Cruise

An afternoon well spent on the Noosa river!

Thank you to everyone who came on the Sunset River Cruise.  I had a wonderful time dancing and having a drink with you all. I hope you all come on the next activity!

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!

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!

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.

 

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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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!

Mount Tinbeerwah

The Lexis Noosa students spent yesterday afternoon climbing Mount Tinbeerwah and admiring the beautiful views of Noosa and the Sunshine Coast.

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Mt Tinbeerwah is located just 15 minutes from Noosa Heads in Tewantin National Park and offers a 1km hike to the top. Beyond the first lookout the track climbs to the fire tower lookout perched 265m above sea level – an additional 300m walk. Bring your binoculars and camera to take advantage of the spectacular panoramic 360 degree views with magnificent views over Noosa and the Pacific Ocean. A perfect time to go is late afternoon to check out the beautiful sunsets.

What a wonderful sunny afternoon to enjoy the Mount Tinbeerwah activity! We hope you all enjoyed yourselves and hope to see you on the next activity.

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!

Strawberry Picking

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students went strawberry picking at Cooloola Berries. They all picked their own strawberries and indulged in them on the way home. Cooloola Berries is a family-owned and operated business.The farm is a ‘pick your own’ experience like no other and a wonderful activity.

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Hope you all enjoyed the afternoon activity!

Welcome to Noosa!

We would like to give our new students a big warm welcome to the Lexis Noosa family!

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Starting with us today we have Nadine, Caroline and Dario from Switzerland, Alicia from Brazil, Maiko from Japan, Yujeong from Korea and Giorgia from Italy. We hope you have a wonderful time with us in Noosa!

Welcome Lexis Noosa

Cider Tasting

This afternoon the wonderful students at Lexis Noosa, engaged in an awesome English exercise – Cider Tasting 🙂

With the help of some of our Customer Service Students, everyone was able to indulge in 5 different varieties of Cider.

Lots of happy faces and lots of English was shared.

The ciders that were tasted are listed below.

CIDER 1: CASTAWAY CLASSIC PEAR CIDER  

Castaway Pear Cider is perfectly balanced and proudly produced in Western Australia. Radiating with the smell of crisp fragrant pears this cider is made for fruit-fulled refreshment. It is a crisp, fruity, easy drinking cider. Best enjoyed served over ice on a warm summer day.

CIDER 2:  REKORDERLIG STRAWBERRY & LIME CIDER

Made from the purest Swedish spring water and deliciously ripe summer strawberry flavours, Rekorderlig Strawberry & Lime Cider is perfect served over ice or mixed with fresh mint for an incredible taste sensation.

CIDER 3: THE HILL CIDER COMPANY – APPLE

Made using only the crispest Adelaide Hills apples, The Hills Cider company apple cider is bright straw in colour displays fresh floral mores with a hint of custard apple and minerals. Crisp green apples on the palate, with layers if lime sherbet, custard apple and sweet vanilla. Serve ice cold. deliciously refreshing!

CIDER 4: 5 SEEDS APPLE

5 Seeds Crisp Apple Cider is a wonderfully refreshing Cider with flavoursome apple characteristics coming through in both the aroma and flavour. 5 Seeds has become one of Australia’s favourite ciders for obvious reasons! Serve on its own over ice or with the addition of some fresh fruit.

CIDER 5: REKORDERLIG PASSIONFRUIT

Lovers of Cheeky Rascal’s refreshing fruit-flavoured ciders are going to fall head over heels for their Passionfruit and Pink Lady Apply cider blend. Power packed tropical flavours courtesy of quality Passionfruit is expertly intertwined with crunchy Pink Lady characters to create a cider destined for a Sunday afternoon.

Welcome to Noosa

Welcome to all of our new students starting today at Lexis Noosa!

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We have 8 new general English students starting today. Bartosz from Poland, Hina and Aya from Japan, Jeong Min and Sangyeop from Korea, Silvio and Vanessa from Switzerland and Leonid from Russia.

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And then we have 7 new students doing our Cambridge course for the next 10 weeks. We have Alisson, Fabienne and Joel from Switzerland, Aida from SPain, Hiroko from Japan, Aaron from Malaysia and Josephine from France.

With our new students we decided to play a game or two of Jenga and have some delicious afternoon tea. Yum Yum!! What a wonderful way to relax and make new friends.

   We hope you all had a wonderful time getting to know one another and hope you enjoy your time at Lexis Noosa!

Job Search – Noosa

Job Search

Casual Café All-rounder in Coolum Beach  – Seek

A cafe in Coolum Beach is seeking a casual Café All-rounder (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Café All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36464995?type=standard

 

Casual Café All-rounder in Noosaville – Seek

A bar/cafe/restaurant in Noosaville is seeking a casual Café All-rounder (up to 35 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Café All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36437078?type=standard

Casual Cook in Coolum Beach – Seek

A cafe in Coolum Beach is seeking a casual Cook (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/36379427?type=standard

 

Cocktail Bartender Required – Gumtree

Paradise Arcade, Noosa is looking for an experienced cocktail bartender to join our team. A Successful candidate must posses; • Attention to detail • Vast cocktail knowledge • Ability to work in a fast paced environment • Can – do attitude • Interest and appreciation for agave products • High customer service standards • Minimum of 12 months prior experience in a similar role We offer a fun, fast paced environment with a great young team. Agave knowledge is provided and assisted with. Please contact hola@paradisearcade.com.au Attention: DYLAN

 

Kitchen hand casual – Gumtree

Busy Noosaville restaurant looking for a experienced kitchen hand to join our small team. Please come in person to wood fire grill at quamby place to hand in your resume and speak with al.

 

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!

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.

CPE Tim

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.

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A huge welcome to Lexis Noosa’s four new students this morning.

We have Nayoon and Hyeon-Tae from Korea, Rika from Japan and Sandra from Brazil. We hope that you all have a great first day at our lovely school.

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See you all at 2pm for the Noosa Local Tour! We will go for a walk around the Noosa Junction and I’ll show you the most important stops around town such as the medical center, banks, good cafes, where to buy a bus card and sim card, the supermarket and loads more.

After the local tour I recommend making your way down to Noosa Main Beach because it will be looking just as beautiful as this picture!

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Goodbye to our graduating students!

Today we are saying goodbye to Ricky, Dong Hee, & Won from South Korea, Yuki, Chika & Kaori from Japan and Yannick & Marc from Spain. It’s a very sad day as these students have been with us for such a long time.

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We will miss you guys! Goodluck with your travels and please be SAFE.

BBQ Party!

Last night we had a great BBQ party to celebrate Cambridge’s last student night with us here at Lexis Noosa as they will be busy next week prepping for their exams.

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We enjoyed a lot of great food, drinks and a whole lot of laughs.

The night was crisp so of course the dance moves had to make an appearance to warm everyone up haha! Hope you all enjoyed the night.

Cloe’s Lexis Noosa experience!

My name is Cloe Barnet, I am from Nendaz in Switzerland

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How did you find your first couple of weeks on the Noosa campus and Lexis?        

My first couple of weeks in Lexis was amazing! Everyone at Lexis was very welcoming and the weather was truly stunning.  I arrived in February and was surfing at Noosa beach in my very first week!  That was a pretty cool experience!

Why did you choose Noosa to study?

I really wanted to avoid an Australian capital city and Noosa is famous for amazing beaches which is what I was looking for!

What do you like most about Lexis and Noosa?

The teaching staff and support staff were really friendly to me and I like the chilled out environment of Noosa.

How is your classroom experience at Lexis?

I am studying towards my Cambridge Advanced Level Certificate and the classroom experience is really challenging however my teacher introduces interesting activities and games to assist in my learning.  

What are your future plans when you finish your Lexis English studies?

I am travelling to New Zealand when my course finishes and then I will return to Switzerland to commence my Bachelor in Zoology  

My passion is to work with polar bears and travel to Alaska to assist in the conservation challenges this amazing animal faces. 

What do you do in your spare time?

I like exploring so I have been through Fraser Island, Australia Zoo, through the amazing National Parks and beaches here and normally on a Thursday or Friday night I go out with my friends to dance and catch up!

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. 

Ping Pong Competition!

30.5 4This afternoon Lexis Noosa students participated in a Ping Pong Competition. We had 32 players all together and played off until we reached 1st, 2nd and 3rd place.

Great job to everyone who came along and participated in the tournament.

Congratulations to the boys who finished in the top three!

Max 3rd place, Yanik 1st place and Dario 2nd.

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Graduation!

Congratulations to our 7 Graduating students at Lexis Noosa this afternoon. We have Vera and Adilton from Elementary, Kanna from Pre Intermediate, Sibel, Stella and Nicolas from Intermediate and Chloe from FCE!

Goodluck with everything in the future!

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Monday Starters 21.5.18

Good morning from everyone here at Lexis Noosa!

We have 3 new starters at Noosa this morning. We welcome Deborah from Brazil and Miyuki and Yuki from Japan.

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We hope that you have all enjoyed your first day.

Image result for good morning it's mondayEveryone at school this morning looks very tired and cold as the temperature has dropped to 12 degrees. Hopefully with the sun out it heats up fast!

Boomerang Painting

Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon relaxing & listening to some music as they paint their awesome boomerangs.

The students thought of some great designs! They could be the real deal ;).

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Hope you all had a great afternoon. You now have a great souvenir to take home with you to remember your fantastic trip to Australia annnnd remember us here at Lexis English Noosa hehe.

Goodbye & Good luck

Today at Lexis Noosa we have 7 Graduating students! We hope that you have all enjoyed your time at Lexis Noosa and achieved the levels of English that you desired throughout your studies.

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So we say farewell to Sebastian, Mina and Monica from Switzerland, Michina from Japan, Jasmin from Germany, Alexandre from France and lucky last Claudia from Italy. Good luck as you embark on your new journey whether its working, further studies or starting a great travelling adventure.