The Evening IELTS Pre-test results are in!

The Evening IELTS class completed their pre-test and they have received some FANTASTIC results! The class completed a Listening and a Reading exam for both General and Academic testing. The average results for the Reading test was 7.0 and the students performed equally impressive on the Listening exam with the top score reaching an outstanding … Continued

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THE GV TRI-SHIELD SOCCER TOURNAMENT IS HERE!!!!

The highlight of the GV calendar is upon us once more! On the 5th of December, it is the 3rd Tri-shield tournament. Noosa & Caloundra have both won before so this time it is Brisbane’s turn! The day consists of food & drinks, games and lots of cheering for Brisbane! The winners of the GV … Continued

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GV Brisbane Teacher Feature – Daniela

At GV Brisbane we ask our staff every week to answer some questions about themselves. We call it a ‘Teacher Feature,’ and it is intended to help you learn more about some of the dedicated staff that we have here. This week we are featuring one of our Intermediate teachers, Daniela. How long have been … Continued

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Need a job?

If you are looking for work, there are a lot of great jobs going around. Make sure your resume is up-to-date. House cleaner wanted: 2 to3 hrs/wk Duties: Please help us get our family home in order. We need someone to wash dishes, clean toilet and bathroom, vacuuming, sweeping and hanging up washing, and occasionally … Continued

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The GV Work Shop

Responsible service of alcohol courses It is a requirement that all staff working in venues that sell alcoholic beverages after 1am must undertake this course. The course covers the following: Identification of customers to whom service must/may be refused in accordance with state regulations Minors Acceptable proof of age identification Standard drinks Preparation & service … Continued

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Want to get ‘Out & About’?

Join the “Out & About” class starting on the 1st of December! With the “Out & About” class, it is a different look at learning English from General English. After you learn a skill, you then get the chance to go out into the city and use those skills in certain environments, giving you more … Continued

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Belly Dancing!

Patricia from the Business English class held a Belly Dancing class and demonstration as part of our afternoon extra-curricular program. Patricia has been Belly Dancing for 8 years now and decided to share her skills with the other students. Thanks Patricia! If you would like to see more of this lesson, look out for the … Continued

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North Stradbroke Island trip for the FCE class!

Accompanied by Vivienne, 7 students had the opportunity to visit North Stradbroke Island for their FCE Retreat. After a long journey on a train, ferry and bus, the students finally reached their destination of Point Lookout. Here they got to see some amazing views before moving to the main beach for some fun and swimming. … Continued

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Well Done Oscar!

Oscar from Colombia came to GV with absolutely NO English, but he now going for IELTS target 6! Oscar started at our Noosa campus in June 2005. When he arrived, he couldn’t even say hello. After 7 months of General English, he decided to transfer to the Brisbane campus and completed some more General English, … Continued

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Melbourne Cup Day celebrations GV Brisbane!

Well done to Heidi’s Upper Intermediate class who won the GV Snail Cup race! (Check out the video below!) We started with a free barbecue, followed by some hilarious presentations of the racing snail profiles. The profiles are on the windows in the student kitchen if you would like to read them. Then it was … Continued

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