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New Students

Welcome to our new students joining the Lexis Sunshine Coast family!

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We couldn’t catch them all for a photo but here is a little bit about a few of our new students 🙂

Ruzica is from Coatia and chose to study here as a friend recommended it to her, she loves surfing & basketball!

Patrick is Swiss-German and chose Lexis again because it was recommended to him. His interests are soccer & riding his motorbike!

Justyna is from Poland and chose the Sunshine Coast because of the location & outdoor lifestyle during the course. She enjoys running swimming & riding her bike.

Viktor is from Sweden, he chose to study at Lexis because he really wanted to study somewhere on the Sunshine Coast at Lexis was the best school in the area. He enjoys being active, hanging out with friends, playing sports and travelling.

Ruedi is from Switzerland and chose Lexis Sunshine Coast because of the warm weather & the beach. He loves anything to do with outdoor sports like going to the beach, swimming & running.

 

We are really happy to have you all here with us & wish you all the best with your studies! 🇦🇺❤️

Graduating Students 10/03/2017

Congratulations to all our students that graduated Lexis Sunshine Coast on Friday!

Here’s a little bit about some of them…

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Yu is from Japan and graduated out of Dylan’s Pre-Intermediate class.
He has been here at Lexis for about 5 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“I think here is one of the best places in the world, I love the Sunshine Coast.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“I am very glad that I was able to meet my friends. I had a great time at Lexis.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Just have fun!!”

Megumi is from Japan and graduated out of Dylan’s Pre-Intermediate class.
She has been here at Lexis for 6 weeks.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“The best thing is that I made many friends.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes, mostly my listening skills.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“I loved communication games.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Make friends with people from different countries.”

Tachcha is from Thailand and graduated out of Dylan’s Pre-Intermediate class.
She has been here at Lexis for 6 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“I have new friends and I know English more than before.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes, I can speak, listen and read more.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“Always a fun, happy activity in the class.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Participate in class.”

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Rebecca is from Switzerland and graduated out of Sonia’s Cambridge CAE class.
She has been here at Lexis for 10 weeks.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“The sun is shining almost all the time, and although you are in school you feel like you are on holidays.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes, a lot! You are always confronted with English so you have to speak in this language.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“I had the opportunity to meet so many new people from all over the world.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Don’t be afraid to make mistakes! Only when you try to speak, you’ll learn.”

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Meiko is from Japan and graduated out of Steve’s IELTS class.
She has been here at Lexis for 2 years.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“What I like most about coming to Australia is the people and the beautiful beach. I could meet nice people here.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“I hope so. When I started studying at Lexis I was in Elementary, I couldn’t speak English at all.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“I could make foreign friends.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“A lot of people have learnt English, it is the common language. So it is important to learn English.”

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Damaris is from Switzerland and graduated out of Liz’s Intermediate class.
She has been here at Lexis for 9 weeks.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“The beach, surfing, weather & people.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes, mostly my speaking, listening & grammar.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“The location, teachers & people.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Go to a Lexis school.”

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Ramona is from Switzerland and graduated out of Peter’s Upper-Intermediate class.
She has been here at Lexis for 2 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“The weather, the people and my class mates.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes, I think my grammar got better and I am more confident in my speaking.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“The new friends you’ll find here. The great learning atmosphere.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Do a lot with other people in your spare time and speak English with them.”

(Unfortunately we do not have a photo of Ellie’s class as they were doing their Cambridge testing!)

Katerina is from Czech Republic and graduated out of Ellie’s Cambridge FCE class.
She has been here at Lexis for 6 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“The best thing was that I improved my English a lot, met a lot of nice friendly people and had a lot of experiences.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“Every day was different and every day I learned something new and interesting.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“I would recommend to everyone to speak English as much as possible, watch English movies and read English books.”

Misaki is from Japan and graduated out of Ellie’s Cambridge FCE class.
She has been here at Lexis for 11 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“It has the most beautiful beach and beautiful weather that I have experienced before.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes when I came here I hadn’t studied English since I graduated High School so my English skills were poor.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“We can talk with other nationalities, it’s an amazing thing. I realised that English is amazing!”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Don’t speak your own language with other students.”

Shinichiro is from Japan and graduated out of Ellies’s Cambridge FCE class.
He has been here at Lexis for 5 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“I’ve lived near the beach and tried surfing for the first time. It was a precious experience for me.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“At first, I was not good at listening and speaking but now I’ve improved them a lot.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“Every Thursday we had student party and it was a good opportunity to be close friends with foreign people (such as Andres, from Spain). .”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“You should talk to many people so that you can broaden your perspective of the world and life.”

Dennis is from Switzerland and graduated out of Dylan’s Cambridge FCE class.
He has been here at Lexis for 10 weeks.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“The good weather and the relaxed and friendly people.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“Our teacher Ellie and the nice people.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Speak in English only!”

Rie is from Japan and graduated out of Ellie’s Cambridge FCE class.
She has been here at Lexis for 10 months.

What has been the best thing about coming to Australia/ Sunshine Coast? 
“I’ve met a lot of students from other countries. Also, I could learn different culture from them. It was a good experience for me.”

Has your English improved since starting at Lexis?
“Yes. When I came here, I couldn’t talk to student because I was afraid of speaking English. But now I can talk to them and write sentences in English.”

What was your favourite thing about studying at Lexis?
“I liked grammar class in the morning because we studies it while we were playing a game and speaking. It was exciting.”

What tip would you give someone that wants to learn English?
“Don’t be afraid of making mistakes. I was afraid of speaking and asking questions. But I think I wasted time, so don’t worry about mistakes.”

It’s been so great getting to know you all, best of luck in your next adventures! ❤️🇦🇺

Pizza & Sunsets

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Student night doesn’t get much better than this!
Pizza and drinks watching the sunset over the ocean 😍

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We also sadly say goodbye to a number of students this week including Jose & Alba who have been with us since the start of December last year.
What a wonderful way to spend their last week surrounded by all their friends & of course… Pizza!

New Students 6th March 2017

Welcome to these smiley faces that joined the Lexis Sunshine Coast family on Monday!

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Here is some information to help you to get to know them better 🙂

Damina is from Switzerland and loves going out with friends & going to the gym!

Viviana is also from Switzerland and enjoys swimming, jogging, reading, dancing and meeting new friends!

Defne is from Turkey she chose to come to the Sunshine Coast because of the lovely hot weather! She likes sports, walking and swimming.

Elena is from Spain, she was studying at out Byron Bay Campus and chose to come to Sunshine Coast for something different. She enjoys reading, walking on the beach and going out with her friends.

Martina is from Italy and had also been studying at our Byron Bay Campus! She chose to come to Lexis Sunshine Coast because she wants to discover and experience a new area of the Australian East Coast. She likes sport, food & wine and is excited to learn about other cultures & countries.

Shiori is from Japan, she chose the Sunshine Coast because of the beautiful sea that is here. She enjoys playing the piano and tennis!

Vitorio is from Brazil, Lexis was recommended to him he saw that the Sunshine Coast is a beautiful place near the ocean. His hobbies are surfing, skateboarding, scuba diving & reading.

Regula is from Switzerland and is here travelling visiting her family. She enjoys nature, travelling, running and reading.

Thomas is from Brasília, Brazil. He chose the Sunshine Coast because it is a smaller city & a quieter place to study. He likes playing football, cook with friends, travelling the world and getting to know new cultures & countries!

Rafael is also from Brasília, Brazil. He enjoys rock climbing, surfing, travelling & bio-construction.

Paul is from Cologne, Germany. He chose to study here because he thinks it is a very beautiful place in Australia, near the beach and the weather is very good most of the time. He loves all things sport, like soccer & swimming.

Monika is from Poland and chose to study here as she was told it is a very good school 🙂 she is very excited to learn/ study English!

Surprise Visits!

Yesterday afternoon two of our previous High School Preparation students Kei from Japan & Ataberk from Turkey came to visit and talk to current students in the HSP class about how great it is studying in an Australian High School. Kei graduated from Lexis in September last year and Ataberk in January and have both gone on to study at Mountain Creek High.

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As always it’s so great to get to catch up with previous students, thank you for the visit!