At home


Go over your day’s work

Do your homework – after corrections do it again!

Make vocabulary lists – don’t forget pronunciation!


Talk to your homestay family or share house mates

Go shopping, Woolies, the chemist, yoga class, art gallery and speak to the locals

Make a friend from another country and chat over coffee


Keep a diary in English – give it to your teacher once a week

Write e mails, facebook posts and text messages in English

Write a blog, weblog for your friends and family back home


Watch English language DVDs

Watch TV – especially comedies and soap operas: The Simpsons, ABC 2, Friends!

Listen to a podcast 


Read English readers – you can borrow them from the school

Read the newspaper, The Northern Star or the Echo

Congratulations Cambridge Students

We are very pleased to announce that our first ever Cambridge Proficiency of English CPE course was a success with  amazing results!

Woulter Hendriks – A

Marie-Suzanne Davits – C

We also had great results in Cambridge Advanced English CAE and 100% passed the First Certificate in English FCE.

Australia Day 2012

Australia Day Byron Bay Way

The Australia Day Paddle from Wategos to Main Beach is a great thing to do on January 26. All money raised goes to charity. It is a fun way to meet the locals, speak English, get some exercise, give back to the community and have a BBQ.Triple J Hottest 100:

Take part in the world’s biggest musical democracy! Listen to triple j on Australia Day to celebrate with sunshine, BBQs, good company + the best music of 2011. January 26 12:00pm

Do you want to be in a Byron Bay commercial?

Do you want to be a star?

Shooting a promotional advertisment for the northern NSW town of Byron Bay. If you are a model/actor please apply! Shoot dates 24th-25th January. Those involved will participate in a variety of activities that the Byron Shire has to offer promoting everything from the beach to the bush. The shoot will be colour graded and will be attempting to convey a summertime feel similar somewhat to the Corona Commercial – From where you’d rather be.

Any gender,aged 18 to 23 from New South Wales, Australia.
Payment details: no pay
Applications to this casting call require:

  • A phone number
  • A profile photo
Minimum Acting experience: No previous acting experience

Jobs in January

Kitchenhand needed for local cafe.
Intermediate level English.
See Kerry for more details.
Require function staff for Saturday
21st January. Experience essential.
Contact Tim 0400824968
assist, Byron 5-10 hours pw. 66855072
is seeking an experienced waitress.
Must have Working Visa. 0416111067
requires motivated senior hairdresser 2
days per week. Phone 66841327
CLEANERS experience required. Send
resume to:
JAPANESE CUISINE experienced cook
required for Byron restaurant. Up to 30
hrs pw. Email