№111 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
Учебник по английскому языку 11 класс Н.В. Юхнель. Страница 111
G'bye = goodbye Oz = Australia
G'day = hello (good day) Ta = thank you
Farm and country words: Billabong = a dried-up river Jumbuck = a sheep
Squatter = the owner of a large area of land Bush = countryside away from towns and cities Swagman = a person who does not have a home or job and walks around from place to place, a tramp Thorough bred = a good horse
Very common Australian words: Lolly water = sweet drink Bonzer = very good Crook = ill
A Sheila - a young woman Tucker = food Stow = put in
A billy = a metal container for cooking over the fire Good on yer = common way of saying well-done, or good-bye a mate = friend (this word is used all the time even to strangers)
a trooper = a policeman on horseback
Now rewrite the conversation below from Strine into British English.
A. - G'day, mate. Are you playing footy today?
B. - No, I'm going to a Barbie at a bush station. There'll be a lot of lolly water, and the tucker's bonzer. Why don't you come too?
C. - Ta, but I'm busy in the arvo. I'm going to see my Sheila. She's crook.
I). - Well, good on yer, mate. E. -G'bye.