Teacher’s BIO

Presenting Rachel…rachel

TEACHER’S BIO

  • WHAT LANGUAGES DO YOU SPEAK?

French and some Thai

  • I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE…?

A Pilot

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

On eat street markets

  • BRISBANE BEST KEPT SECRET IS…

Lefty’s old time music hall in Saxton street and best books, West End

  • I’LL BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW…

I was in a movie. In India. I was an extra

  • WHAT IS YOUR FAVOURITE THING TO DO?

Read, visiting bookfests, watch movies, sign loudly, dance and laugh- especially with my kids

  • HAVE YOU EVER LIVED IN ANOTHER COUNTRY?

Yes. Ireland, England and Thailand

  • WHAT IS YOUR DREAM HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

The Amalfi Coast, Italy

  • WHY DID YOU BECOME A TEACHER?

Because it combines two of my passions: English language and travelling

  • WHAT IS YOUR ENGLISH LEARNING TIP?

Read lots! And don’t be afraid to speak. Even if you are unsure if you are using the correct grammar. The important thing is that you are communicating. Take every opportunity you can have to use the language.

Job Workshop & Jobs

Looking for work? Then be sure to check out Seek for all the latest jobs! Click Here to see what’s on offer this week!

Still need further assistance with writing your resume or cover letter? Then head on over to Room 2 from 2-3pm & Room 5 From 4:30-5:30pm for our Jobs Workshop – on every Tuesday! 🙂

At today’s workshop our wonderful teacher Mitzi will cover Useful Qualifications.

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Good luck with the job hunt! 🙂

 

See below to see what jobs i have found in Brisbane.

Restaurant/Kitchen Casual Team Members- Betty’s Burgers

As a Team Member your role will involve;

  • The ability to perform effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Meeting and greeting guests
  • Food/beverage preparation and presentation
  • Maintain restaurant/kitchen presentation and cleanliness
  • Optimise guest satisfaction

What are we looking for? 

  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • A keen willingness to learn and further develop your already amazing skill set
  • Exceptional presentation, communication, time management & attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain professionalism under pressure
  • Ability to work a flexible rotating roster including nights/ weekends

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37532466?type=standout

 

Casual Cook in West End

A bar/cafe/restaurant in West End is seeking a casual Cook 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 Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37530023?type=standard

 

Bartenders Needed for Melbourne Cup Event – and Casual shifts

As a Sidekick, you get to choose WHEN and WHERE you work, meaning you have complete control over the hours you work. Work as much or as little you’d like.

What the role will entail:

  • Pulling beers
  • Basic spirits
  • Delivering great customer services
  • Restocking bar

What you’ll have:

  • Previous experience pouring and making drinks in a fast paced environment
  • A valid RSA

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37528441?type=standout

 

Casual Restaurant & Bar Attendant

We are currently recruiting for passionate & proactive Restaurant and Bar Attendants to join the friendly and professional team at Brunswick Hotel. As a Restaurant and Bar Attendant you will be responsible for providing friendly and professional customer service across our bar and restaurant. The successful applicants will be energetic, enthusiastic and will need to demonstrate:

  • Proven experience in a busy restaurant
  • Previous experience in bar and cash handling duties including opens and closes or the motivation to quickly learn
  • Exceptional customer service skills with a friendly can-do attitude
  • Success in working in a team environment and the flexibility to handle changing customer needs
  • A history of exceeding expectations in all work areas
  • Experience in full table service
  • Barista experience

Availability for daytime, night-time and weekend shifts is a must.

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37325093?type=standard

 

Casual Bartender in Brisbane City

A restaurant in Brisbane City is seeking a casual Bartender 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 Bartender
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37520214?type=standard

 

Casual Barista in Toowong

A cafe in Toowong is seeking a casual Barista (up to 30 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 2 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37519441?type=standard

 

Casual Barista in Brisbane City

A cafe in Brisbane City is seeking a casual Barista to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37519687?type=standard

 

Casual Waiter/Waitress in Fortitude Valley

A bar/restaurant in Fortitude Valley is seeking a casual Waiter/Waitress (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 3 years of experience as a Waiter/Waitress
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37503290?type=standard

 

Casual Barista in Norman Park

A cafe in Norman Park is seeking a casual Barista (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 2 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37484679?type=standard

 

Party Hosts, Cafe & Guest Services Attendants – ZONE BOWLING Richlands

We will offer you:

  • The opportunity to work in fun, enjoyable and rewarding work environment
  • Training, development and real opportunities for careers advancement
  • Rewards and recognition along with amazing staff discounts across all our brands!
  • If you have a friendly, enthusiasticand bubbly personality, display initiative with children and parents to create a fun and friendly atmosphere.
  • Must have WWC & RSA

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37529305?type=standard

 

 

 

 

 

What’s on this week in Lexis Brisbane

Come and join in – activities this week are….

Monday, 22nd October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2), 4:30 pm (Room 4) | Grammar Workshop| Future Perfect

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Tuesday, 23rd October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2), 4:30 pm (Room 4) | Job Workshop |Useful Qualifications

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Wednesday, 24th October @ 2:00 pm |Mt Coot-tha Trip – do not forget to sign up at reception, places are limited

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Thursday, 25th October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2), 4:30 pm (Room 4) |Phrasal Verbs Workshop: Describing people and places

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Friday, 26th October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2) |Dancing Class– do not forget to sign up at reception, places are limited

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New Students at Lexis Brisbane 22/10/18

We are welcoming 10 new students who joined our school today (plus Jennifer who starts with us in a week😉).

Say your warm “G’Day!” 🇦🇺🏖🌏to Quezi, Irineu, Yasmim, Thais and Renato from Brazil 🇧🇷 ; Felipe from Chile 🇨🇱; Mayu from Japan🇯🇵; Juhyeok from South Korea 🇰🇷; Chi Ho and Kwan Hung from Hong Kong 🇭🇰. You definitely brought some sunshine ☀☀☀ to our beautiful city!

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Graduation Day 19.10.18

Congratulations to all our amazing students who graduated today 🎓👏🤗 You will be all missed here at Lexis English Brisbane 🧡 💚

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Big Cake Bake Day in Lexis Brisbane🍰🎂🥧🍮🍬🍭

Big thank you to all our amazing Lexis students, teachers and staff who baked, cooked, ate and contributed towards our Big Cake Day. Together we collected $277.10!!! You are the champions! We will definitely make the better world together!⭐🌏❤🎉💪

 

What’s on this weekend in Brisbane

Friday, 19th October  If you love science, space and stars, today at 7 pm will be a great presentation about human spaceflight. Please, check this link  ➡➡➡ Human spaceflight – opportunities and risks, and join the conversation.

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Saturday, 20th October Do you love garage sales as much as I do? If the positive answer is “Yes” I would recommend to go to Garage Sale Trail  on this Saturday. Get a bargain, save the Planet!

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Sunday, 21st October  Check out Smart phone eco photograph It is a part oLord Mayor’s Green Heart Photography Competition, you’ll be challenged to snap creative, emotive and inspiring images showcasing the theme ‘Colours of Brisbane’.

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oh exciting weekend with Backpackers World Travel is coming up :)

Backpackers World Travel presents:

 

  • Moreton Island Day pass – $99 Saturday 20th of October

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With its tranquil, clear blue waters Moreton Island is a must … ADD THESE BONUS ACTIVITIES TO YOUR TOUR for FREE!
Volley Ball / Beach Cricket / Mini Golf Archery / Tennis / Resort Swimming Pools Squash / Badminton / Table Tennis Basketball / Croquet / Boule / Soccer

INCLUDES: Return ferry from Brisbane. Use of the Resort facilities. Single Kayak Hire, Stand-Up Paddle Board Hire and Snorkel Gear Hire.

 

  • Skydive Byron Bay – $299 (usually $354) Sunday, 21st of October

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Tandem Skydive up to 15,000ft – up to 60 seconds free fall.

Spectacular view over Byron Bay, surfers beaches and famous Byron Bay lighthouse.

INCLUDES: Free return transport from Brisbane

 

FOR MORE INFO VISIT:

Backpackers World Travel

Travel Agents

5/131 Elizabeth St · (07) 3211 8900

 

 

Today’s Jobs & Job Workshop

Every Tuesday at 2pm in Room 2 & 4:30pm in Room 5, a teacher helps students write their resumes and job application letters, as well as give advice on the best places to find work.  It’s a great free service that Lexis Brisbane offers its students! 🙂

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I personally would recommend SEEK as one of the most popular job and career websites in Australia. Also, it’s a good idea to check GUMTREE for some local jobs opportunities.

See below for jobs on Seek:

Casual Bartender in Ascot

A bar/restaurant in Ascot is seeking a casual Bartender to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 3 years of experience as a Bartender
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37471184?type=standard

 

Casual Café All- Rounder in South Brisbane

A restaurant in South Brisbane is seeking a casual Café All-rounder 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

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37475627?type=standard

 

Casual Waiter/ Waitress in New Farm

A restaurant/cafe in New Farm is seeking a casual Waiter/Waitress  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 Waiter/Waitress
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37470463?type=standard

 

Casual Cook in Moringside

A cafe in Morningside is seeking a casual Cook 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 Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37469490?type=standard

 

Casual Barista in Ferny Grove

A restaurant/cafe/bar in Ferny Grove is seeking a casual Barista to join our team. To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 6 months of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37466871?type=standard

 

Melbourne Cup Day Event Staff

Our roles:
• Bar Attendants & Waiters
• Jobs in and around Brisbane
• Great rates of pay
• Join an amazing team of dedicated passionate event staff

To apply you must:

Be available to work Tuesday 6th November & Have a HIGH level of spoken & written English

Have experience working in food and beverage service, banquet/function venues or event catering companies
Have experience working in a fast paced bar or events environment
Be prepared to maintain a high level of presentation and grooming with a commitment to providing the highest level of customer service
Have the ability to prioritise tasks in a busy environment
•Have a current QLD RSA
•Be prepared to undergo a Police Check

Apply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37472445?type=standard

 

Casual Cleaner – South Brisbane

The Position 

We are currently seeking motivated casual Cleaners to join our Medirest team based at Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital. These positions are responsible for working in a safe and efficient manner to complete day-to-day cleaning of general and specialised areas within the hospital. The ideal applicants to join our team will have a can-do attitude and a drive to deliver great service outcomes. Previous hospital or clinical cleaning experience and knowledge of current infection control cleaning practice would be highly regarded. Operating 24/7 we have a variety of shifts you may be required to cover, the majority falling between 6am and 11pm.

Key duties

  • Clean premises and equipment, including: Cleaning of clinical and non-clinical areas, incl.: hard and soft surfaces, glass surfaces, window coverings and walls, furniture, high level cleaning; cleaning of public areas, outdoor cleaning, rubbish removal, waste and linen removal, infectious cleaning as required
  • Operate specialised cleaning equipment
  • Conduct cleaning duties specific to hospitals
  • Comply with infection control policies and procedures in a healthcare environmentApply: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37466004?type=standout

 

 

Welcome to LEXIS Brisbane

Welcome to our new students from all over the world 🌎🌍🌏!

Say ” G’day” to Haruna from Japan 🇯🇵; Jenny from Colombia 🇨🇴;Gabriel, Perrine, Mathias and Emma from France 🇫🇷; Laura from Spain 🇪🇸; Francesco from Italy 🇮🇹; Chu Yun,  Hsin Ju and  Hsiu-Hui from Taiwan 🇹🇼.

We are very happy that you joined #LexisFamily 🤩🤩🤩.

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What’s ON @ Lexis this week …

Come and join in – activities this week are….

Monday, 15th October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2), 4:30 pm (Room 4) | Grammar Workshop| Present and Passive

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Tuesday, 16th October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2), 4:30 pm (Room 4) | Job Workshop | Resumes / Cover Letters / Interviews

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Wednesday, 17th October @ 11:00 am, 2:00 pm |Yoga with Paulina – do not forget to sign up at reception, places are limited

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Thursday, 18th October @ 2:00 pm (Room 2), 4:30 pm (Room 4) |Idioms Workshop #4: Food

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Friday, 19th October @10:30 am and 3:30 pm| Big Cake Bake Day– do not forget to sign up at reception and bring delicious sweets, and some coins for Red Cross Donations.

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🎓🎓🎓GRADUATION DAY 12.10.18🎓🎓🎓

🎉🎉Congratulations to all our amazing students who graduated today. We will miss you here at lexis.

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Best of luck to you all & We hope you enjoyed your time here at Lexis Brisbane ❤️🧡🧡

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