Ben’s Grammar Tip

Confused Words

Two/To/Too 

Three words that sound exactly the same, but have an entirely different meanings!

Students often use these incorrectly! These simple hints will help you out! 😎

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  • Two is quite clear. We use it to represent a number (2)

Two cute dogs.

dooogs

  • Todenotes an action.  –  To do something 

I will go to the bank.

to do

  • Toohas a couple of meanings:

Too Also 

I want to play too.  = I also want to play.

play

Too more than what we want/need.  ***And  it is always used in a negative way.

It is too heavy. 

heavy

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SO – We do not use with a positive adjective as it will be wrong!👎

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JOBS IN BRISBANE

JOB WORKSHOP ON TODAY:

ROOM 12 @2:00PM & ROOM 7 @4:30PM

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Food Service Attendant- Norman Hotel

We are looking for food professionals to work within a kitchen environment on the pass. The position requires the successful applicant to have a sound knowledge of food and have a keen eye for detail as well as being an excellent communicator and team player.

This role would be ideally suited to a waiter/waitress looking for a change but still have contact with customers. The position is a casual position with a minimum of 20+ hours. You must also be available for nights and weekend work.

If you believe you have what it takes please email your resume to resumes@nhpg.com.au

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Experienced Section Waiter- Ristorante Tartufo

Vibrant Italian restaurant in the heart of Fortitude Valley is now seeking experienced section waiters. To be a successful candidate, you must hold the following:

  • At least 3 years experience in a similar role.
  •  Current Queensland RSA
  • Excellent personal presentation
  • Ability to work a 7-day rotating roster

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WET DECK – BAR GURUS- W Brisbane

Located within W Brisbane, Wet Deck is looking for fun, funky Bar & Floor staff  with personality plus, who can rock it and own it in our new fast paced Brisbane Restaurant.

WET® DECK

Don’t wait for the sun to go down to get the party started. An oasis in Brisbane’s shining lights, with stellar river views and a resort feel, WET Deck is the place to be, day and night. Spoil our guests with your incredible talent while they revel riverside with cocktails, Aussie barbeque and live DJ’s.

This hands-on role will require you to consistently drive your passion for exceptional Bar & Guest service. Must have for this role:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a similar role
  • Be the best you can be every shift
  • Outstanding Guest Service skills
  • Strong team work to lead your section during busy service periods
  • Excellent relationship building skills
  • Exceptional organisational abilities
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills and have a high attention to detail.

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Casual Café / Restaurant All-rounder in Auchenflower

A cafe in Auchenflower is seeking a casual Café / Restaurant All-rounder 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 / Restaurant All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

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Casual Food & Beverage Attendants

An opportunity exists to join our Food & beverage team and start immediately.

We are currently hiring food & beverage attendants to assist with our new dining concept, our growing function trade and assisting our Bar Manager. We are seeking exceptional staff who are driven, energetic & reliable and have a passion for hospitality.

  • Previous experience in a similar position.
  • Honest & reliable.
  • Strong customer service skills.
  • Good personal & food hygiene.
  • Be committed and willing to develop their skills and experience.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work a variety of shifts.
  • Hold a current RSA & Food Safety certificate.
  • Have the ability to handle diverse challenges and work effectively under pressure.

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Casual Barista in Sinnamon Park

A cafe/restaurant in Sinnamon Park 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 3 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

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Part time Kitchen Hand in Aspley

A business in Aspley is seeking a part time Kitchen Hand 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 Kitchen Hand
  • Have Australian work rights

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Casual Café / Restaurant All-rounder in Albany Creek

A cafe in Albany Creek is seeking a casual Café / Restaurant All-rounder to join our team.
To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 6 months of experience as a Café / Restaurant All-rounder
  • Have Australian work rights

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Front of House All Rounder | Casual | South Bank

We are currently recruiting for a front of house team member to join our young and dynamic team! There is no standing around in this role, your duties will range from providing exceptional customer service to  helping with food preparation of light meals.

To be successful within this role you will need to be able to show that you have had previous experience working in an all round hospitality role, as well as have the following attributes:

  • Be able to multi task and be adaptable
  • Must have very high standards of personal presentation and grooming   
  • Have previous customer service experience in a food service industry
  • Have F&B/ Catering Assistant experience
  • Coffee skills
  • Be a motivated individual, who can work apart of a team as well as autonomously..

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Casual Bistro/Bar attendant

An exciting career opportunity exists for a professional & proactive Casual Bistro Attendant wanting to join the team at the Victoria Point Tavern. This will include a variety of shifts including days, nights and weekends. The successful applicants will be energetic, enthusiastic and will need to demonstrate:

  • Strong customer service experience- particularly food & beverage service standards
  • Excellent presentation and attention to detail
  • The ability to work within a team environment
  • Proven success in a hospitality role
  • Current RSA & RSG is a must

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COOK / BARISTA

Need to be able to work weekends. Full availability and own vehicle will be an advantage.
Please email your resume stating the followings:

  • The position you apply for
  • The store you apply for
  • Your availability
  • Visa condition

Only experienced candidates will be considered.

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JOB WORKSHOP

Can’t find a job or need help with your resume?? Then head over to our job workshop where one of our amazing teacher’s can help you. See details below:

HIRING.

Starters 26/8/19

G’day to our NEW, lovely students that started with us this morning!

Welcome to the Lexis Family 😬.  We hope you will have unforgettable time filled with nothing but joy!!!

Valérie Cécile from France; Hellen Tamires from Brazil; Erika Julieth from Colombia and Daniel from Colombia 🇫🇷🇧🇷🇨🇴

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🎓🎓Graduation 23.08.19.

Congratulations to all our students who graduated on Friday. Best wishes to you all & We hope you enjoyed your time at Lexis Brisbane ❤️️ 🎓

Brittany's Class
Saki from Brittany’s Focus Cambridge class.
Eugene's Class
Roberto from Eugene’s IELTS class.

 

 

Maddie's Class
Alexis & Fanny from Madeline’s Elementary class.
Luke's Class
Kai-Lan from Luke’s Pre- Intermediate class.
Jamies Class
Jamie’s FCE Class
Cassy's Class
Shih- Yu & Guan-Yun from Cassy’s Intermediate class
Cassy
Beren from Cassy’s Intermediate class
Alison's Class
Gonzalo from Alison’s Intermediate class
Mitzi
Steffani, Suyoun, Kunrudee, Naiara & Mirella from Mitzi’s Upper- Intermediate class
James's Class
Murillo from James’s Upper Intermediate class

What’s On In Brisbane

Every Friday | Knockoff

We recommend you to spend this Friday at Brisbane Powerhouse. A variety of local and Australian comedians will be bringing you the best one-liners, hilarious stories and side-splitting observations on these Friday evenings and it’s really good for your English.

BrisStyle Handmade Markets | Saturday 24 August

Held at The State Library of Queensland, BrisStyle Handmade Markets will provide a chance for customers to discover some of the best of Brisbane’s thriving creative community, allowing them to connect with and buy direct from local makers and designers, giving them an opportunity to purchase quality handmade wares. It’s a great opportunity to get  unique Australian made presents for your family and friends.

Auf Wiedersehen Lunch Feast | Saturday 24 August

Enjoy the biggest lunch spread for only $49 pp as you eat your way through some of the classic dishes at Munich Brauhaus, including the crispy pork belly, roasted pork knuckle, haus-made sausages, golden chicken schnitzels, meat platters featuring pastrami, salami and so much more.

Brisbane Indie Music Market | Sunday 25 August

The second annual Brisbane Indie Music Market brings to The Triffid all of Brisbane’s independent record labels under one roof; selling their super cool vinyl, tapes, CDs, merchandise and rarities and featuring the best of the Brisbane indie music scene across all genres.

Welcome Sports Festival | Sunday 25 August

Come along and try a range of sports, enjoy live music and performance and sample deliciously diverse food at the inaugural Welcome Sports Festival as part of Multicultural Queensland Month.

What's on in Brisbane this weekend (4)

Jobs in Brisbane

Barista/Waiting StaffCafe One

 20-years old cafe Name “Cafe One” located in Indooroopilly shopping centre. Your work will start at 16/09. Looking for RESPONSIBLE, FRIENDLY people to join us. Happy to offer full time.

Qualifications & experience

  • Have at least 1 year experience as a barista
  • Able to work at lease 1 day on weekends
  • Have Australian work rights

Tasks & responsibilities

  • As waiting staff – service customers with enthusiasm, must be quick on feet, have welcoming personality, learn quickly, great communication skills.
  • As barista – be able to make quick coffees, measure dosing, good communication skills, open minded and ready to learn.

Apply here

Section WaitersWalter’s Steakhouse

 Walter’s Steakhouse is seeking highly experienced section waiters to join our team and bring back good old fashion service.

We are looking for people with the right attitude, plenty of experience and the ability to converse with customers. We have a variety of shifts available both day or night Monday through to Saturday Lunch and Dinner services.

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Exceptional Organisation skills – you need to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Food, Wine & Cocktail knowledge
  • A true passion for food, hospitality and people
  • Confidence in your ability to take charge, able to give and receive genuine feedback and take action as needed
  • Be warm, personable and sociable. Bring your personality to the table
  • A passion for people and providing unforgettable guest experiences
  • Three plate carry and tray service
  • Previous A La Carte experience
  • A current valid RSA certificate
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Able to thrive under pressure
  • Impeccable presentation, hygiene and grooming standards
  • Flexible availability over a 7 day rotating roster, including nights, weekends and public holidays

We are looking for enthusiastic applicants who are passionate about the hospitality industry and values being part of a supportive team.

Apply here

Junior/customer service/cheerleader – Gloria Jean’s Coffees

Gloria Jeans Coffee’s Logan  requires enthusiastic, energised casual Junior cheer leader to work in a busy, fast-paced environment. Must be able to multi-task and keep smiling the whole day! Proven barista/customer service/franchise experience preferred.

This is a casual position for approximately 30 – 35 hours per week, including one weekend shift.

Must have proven cafe or franchise experience
Please address the selection criteria carefully i.e. barista/franchise/customer service experience before applying for this position
Applications by email only.

garrystone@optusnet.com.au

Kitchen Hand – Griffin Early Learning Centre

We are seeking an energetic Kitchen Hand who is passionate about preparing fresh and wholesome meals for children in our new purpose-built and fully equipped kitchen for our childcare centre at Griffin The centre will cater up to 129 children per day. You will be supporting and guided by a fully qualified, experienced chef.

You will have:

  • Completed as a minimum Food Handling and Food safety certificate
  • Experience working in a childcare kitchen or an age care environment is an advantage but not necessary
  • Current Bluecard
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Barista experience is preferred
  • Be comfortable to step up to cover our Chef when on annual leave
  • Be available to increase hours as required
  • Be a reliable, positive and well-organised person
  • Have good time management skills and be confident in assisting in a busy kitchen

Your Role:

  • Provide a barista service to families, training will be provided
  • Enjoy working with families, colleagues and children
  • Preparing for a nutritious and on-time morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea for babies and children each day, including the preparation of purees and special diet meals
  • Support our chef with budgeting and shopping for the kitchen when required
  • Maintain a clean and safe kitchen, in accordance with Food and Council

Apply here

Food & Beverage Attendant – Casual – Rydges Hotels & Resorts

This role will suit a well-rounded hospitality professional with the flexibility and experience to work a variety of shifts. Key tasks will include setting up and packing down events, day to day food running and customer assistance during the event.

Required experience and skills:

  • At least 2 years experience in food and beverage service
  • At least 1 years experience in Conference & Events
  • Bar Skills preferable
  • Exceptional personal presentation and grooming
  • Outstanding customer service
  • Own Transport
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Great team work
  • Responsible service of alcohol qualification

Apply here

Kitchen Hand / Cook – C&K Kedron Childcare Centre

  • Permanent full-time position commencing September 2019
  • Be a positive part to the community
  • Bring your expertise to the kitchen

About the role:
Due to an increase in utilization C&K Kedron Childcare Centre is currently looking for an experienced and qualified kitchen hand / cook to join their team full time. As the kitchen hand / cook you will be responsible for providing assistance to the cook in maintaining the kitchen work areas and equipment to ensure that they are in a clean and orderly condition.

This is a challenging and exciting role which will provide nutritious meals for children not only at C&K Kedron but will also cater for an external centre. As part of this role you will also be responsible for engaging in and educating children about sustainable practices and will assist in developing menus for catering opportunities for our head office support team.

  • Full-time – Permanent – 38 hours per week across Monday to Friday
  • Start date September 2019 

What will C&K require from you as a Kitchen Hand / Cook? 

  • Prepare all meals and snacks as directed with as much minimal waste as possible
  • Hold or willing to obtain relevant certificates in respect to food handling
  • Previous experience in cooking for young children desirable
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high standard in preparation, ordering, storage and food handling
  • Knowledge and experience in menu planning for dietary and nutritional requirements desirable
  • The ability to uphold time schedules for meal preparation while still remaining flexible to the needs of the children
  • Ensure the safety and hygiene of kitchen and kitchen equipment is maintained and adhered to within legislative and Workplace Health & Safety requirements.
  • Hold current Blue card or willing to obtain one
  • A demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member
  • Clean open driver’s licence

All C&K employees are required to undergo background checks which includes police checks.

Apply here

Junior Gelato Maker and Scooper | Brisbane CBD Store – Gelatissimo

Job tasks and responsibilities

  • Delivering the very best customer service
  • Gelato scooping
  • Shake making
  • Gelato production
  • The ability to work in a team
  • Maintaining high levels of standards and cleanliness

Skills and experience

  • Ability to work various shifts night and day as well as weekends
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • High standard presentation and keen eye for detail
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • No experience necessary

Apply here

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