№110 по английскому языку за 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
авторы: Н.В. Юхнель, Е.Г. Наумова, Н.В. Демченко
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3 Look through the words given in bold in the text. What do you think they mean? Check with your teacher.
4 Work in pairs. Check your memory. Cover the information above. Take turns to say what you remember about the following Australian figures: • number one • 19 th century • 60 species • the sixth . 1945 • 40 million • 36,735 km • 20 million • 860 species • 7000 • 200 languages • 6 metres • 1/3 . 80 % of people • 2 or 3 people • 8 to 25 degrees . 100% • 3 kilograms • 1700s • 150 million • 19th century 5 Work in pairs. Answer the following questions.
• What facts about Australia were new to you?
• What facts have struck you?
• What other interesting information about Australia would you like to share with your group mates?
• Prove the following statement to your partner:
"Australia is the place to be discovered, not feared..."
6 a) Read the information below about Australian slang. Study the vocabulary below.
'Strine' - Australian English - is very special: informal, friendly and often very funny. Some words are shortened English words. Then there are special words for farming and the life of the countryside. The others are popular Australian words that some people use all the time.
STRINE VOCABULARY BANK Shortened words:
Arvo = afternoon Barbie = barbecue
Aussie = Australian Footy = football