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Lonely Planet Australian Phrasebook

Lonely Planet Australian Phrasebook

by Sue Butler
     
 
"C'mon, Aussie c'mon!" is the catch phrase of many a sporting event Down Under. Understand them or not, the Australians speak a unique English filled with Dundee accents, quirky phrases, and fantastic vocabulary. Few are the dobbers, bludgers and two-pot screamers -- the average Aussie (o-zee) is welcoming, hospitable and full of a sense of humour. Though you might

Overview

"C'mon, Aussie c'mon!" is the catch phrase of many a sporting event Down Under. Understand them or not, the Australians speak a unique English filled with Dundee accents, quirky phrases, and fantastic vocabulary. Few are the dobbers, bludgers and two-pot screamers -- the average Aussie (o-zee) is welcoming, hospitable and full of a sense of humour. Though you might just need this book to understand the jokes.

  • For every social situation, here's the language you're going to hear
  • Travellers can avoid embarrassing moments and awkward misunderstandings with clear vocabulary lists
  • Household names, politics, sports -- the book is full of the melee of Aussie interests
  • Understand a little of the original cultures through the introductory chapters to Aboriginal and Torres Strait languages

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780864425768
Publisher:
Lonely Planet Publications
Publication date:
10/28/1998
Series:
Lonely Planet Phrasebook Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
3.94(w) x 6.38(h) x 0.58(d)

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