Students had fun at the beach and we have the photos to prove it.

                          Normally we like to immerse our students in English, but last Tuesday our students got immersed in refreshing salt water. Every few months we like to organise a trip to a local beach to talk with lifeguards about safety at Australian beaches. This time we visited Kings Beach and students listened to our local lifeguard give … Continued

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Do you need a Make Up class?

Ha Na with Maya (left), Ha Na’s box of tricks (middle), Ha Na in action (right) Our resident beautician, Ha Na, has been turning our already cute girls into covergirls with her amazing toolkit of professional make up. Ha Na is visiting Australia from Korea and is currently in Toni and Petta’s Pre Intermediate Class. … Continued

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Balls up at GV Caloundra

Michelle returns a big serve (left) and exhausted players return to class after a quick game. It’s spring in Caloundra and the sun is shining. The volleyball has also come out of hibernation and being served up by players of all nationalities. The ping pong balls are also being served up in some pretty exciting … Continued

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A letter from Yula (former GV student)

How’s It going In CALOUNDRA? ^^ As you know I am in Melbourne to study TESOL. I am having fun here; all things are totally different and new, in particular it’s colder than the Sunshine Coast.  However, I always miss my hometown  Caloundra.  Wherever I go and when I meet new friends I always recommend  … Continued

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Schbella update

Mark and Karen Schebella, who taught the Elementary class in 2007, recently returned to Caloundra after travelling through Asia and Europe. Their trip got off to a great start and they enjoyed Vietnam and Thailand, but unfortunately Karen got extremely sick while they were in the Czech Republic and they have been forced to return to … Continued

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Choosing a career – do you agree with these students?

Patty set her class a writing assignment and she was so impressed by the work the students produced that she asked them if they would like to have their work published on the school’s blog. So please read and feel free to leave a comment.  RENAT SAYS: “You choose not only your career; you choose … Continued

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Ken is back in Japan, but his adventure continues.

To everyone especially my classmate. I promised I would send a message about Deserted Island in Japan. Well,,, I went to Deserted Island between 15th and 17th of August. There were no machines.  The light was the Sun not a lamp, fire was from wood not gas and my food was from nature not from  a supermarket. The day … Continued

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Tobias completes Barista

Tobias, former star of Sue and Petta’s class, graduated from his Barista course today and celebrated with Tania from Cadet. Congratulations Tobias!

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South Americans make a huge difference in local soccer team

Pictured: Ricardo, Cesar and Leonardo Brazil and Colombia have made history in Caloundra. For the first time in history the Caloundra Soccer Team have qualified in the finals in The Sunshine Coast Soccer Competition. And we think that our students have helped to make it happen for the local team. JUST LOOK AT OUR PLAYERS … Continued

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Shopping Therapy is Universal

  Last month, I had the pleasure of joining Diana and Alex on their shopping adventures. The first outing was to the Sunshine Plaza and then to Mooloolaba where we eventually had lunch ay an Italian Bistro. We had such a lot of fun together that we decided to plan another shopping trip to Chermside … Continued

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