Big Welcome 23/07/2018

Huge Welcome from our #LexisFamily to the new students who joined our school today 📚.

Please say a very warm “G’day” to Lucca, Sofia, Marcelo and Fernanda from Brazil🇧🇷, Maria and Cristian from Colombia🇨🇴, Kana from Japan🇯🇵, Gilda from Spain🇪🇸, Giulia and Sara from Italy🇮🇹.

Ben’s Grammar Tip of the Week

Did you know that we have two types of verbs? State and Active.

 

State verbs are verbs that cannot be found in continuous form.

Active verbs are verbs that can be found in continuous form and simple forms.

How do we know if it is an active or state verb? Quite simply; active verbs are verbs that you can control. You can choose when you start and stop.

TALK “I can choose when I talk and when I stop”.

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LOVE = Is a state verb, it is now and forever.

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If you love Japanese food, is it possible to hate it? No, of course not, it is a state verb!

 

So remember, when you use a verb check to see if you can control it!

Do not use state verbs in continuous grammar structures.

-Present Continuous

– Past Continuous

-Present Perfect Continuous.

-Future Continuous

Teacher’s BIO

Presenting Emma…

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TEACHER’S BIO

  • LANGUAGES YOU SPEAK?

Only English! And a tiny bit of Spanish…

  • I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE…?

A travel writer or photographer.

  • WHEN YOU ARE IN BRISBANE, DON’T MISS OUT….

On the nearby beaches and delicious restaurants in Southbank.

  • BRISBANE BEST KEPT SECRET IS…

There are so many beautiful hiking trails in Brisbane’s surrounding suburbs.

  • I’LL BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW…

I used to live in Thailand.

  • WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING TO DO?

I love going to the cinema and going to restaurants with friends and family. I also love relaxing at home with a good book.

  • HAVE YOU EVER LIVED IN ANOTHER COUNTRY?

Just Thailand.

  • WHAT IS YOUR DREAM HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

Anywhere in Central/ South America or Europe… I’d also love to travel through Africa. I love travelling to any new place really haha.

  • WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER?

Originally I became an English teacher because of the great opportunities to work abroad. I fell in love with the job and now I love getting to know people from other countries and helping them to achieve their language goals! I honestly think I have one of the best jobs in the world.

  • WHAT IS YOUR ENGLISH LEARNING TIP?

Practice your skills outside of the classroom. Whether your talking to native English speakers, reading an English book or watching English movies, it all helps!

Wanna see a Whale? … or Maybe Stradbroke Island escape? or WHY not both 💚

Backpackers World Travel presents:

 

  • SPECIAL – The Whales are back!!! $69 (usually $ 99) Saturday 21st of July

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2.5-3hr Whale Watching Cruise from Gold Coast. No transport from Brisbane included.

 

  • Stradbroke Island Day Trip $129 (down from $149) Sunday 22nd of July

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See Kangaroos, Koalas, Goannas, Dolphins & more!

INCLUDES: Return transport from Brisbane, ferry, lunch, guided National park and beach walk and more.

 

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