Australian English. David González Planelles. Ana Pérez Torregrosa. Pablo Antón Escudero. Germán Asencio Antón. I n d e x. Brief History of Australian English Influences on Australian English Pronunciation & Spelling Grammar Vocabulary. Darwin. Northern Territory.
David González Planelles
Ana Pérez Torregrosa
Pablo Antón Escudero
Germán Asencio Antón
The original inhabitants: Aboriginal tribes who arrived in Australia approx. 40,000 to 60,000 years ago.
1788 - British Settlement - Colony of New South Wales - Captain James Cook
Australian Penal colonies (petty offences: larceny - Large number of Irish)
British English: 1850: 1st Australian Gold Rush – Wave of immigration (2% of population of UK – Irish convicts)
Names of places (cities, suburbs), flora, fauna. Ex: Canberra = meeting place
STANDARD AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH
* The general category is increasing at the expense of broad and cultivated
No official regulator of correct spelling and grammar MacQuarie Dictionary
ANDY: HEAR YE, HEAR YE. THIS SESSION WILL NOW COME TO ORDER. WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE US DEPARTMENT OF STATE, WE HAVE PRESENT TODAY ONE BART SIMPSON. I BELIEVE HE HAS SOMETHING TO SAY. BART?
BART: I'M SORRY. I'M SORRY FOR WHAT I DID TO YOUR COUNTRY.
ANDY: WELL, YOU'RE FREE TO GO, BART... RIGHT AFTER YOUR__ADDITIONAL PUNISHMENT.
ANDY: WELL, A MERE__APOLOGY WOULD BE A BIT EMPTY, EH? LET THE BOOTING BEGIN.
ANDY: AW, IT'S JUST A LITTLE KICK IN THE BUM.
A B O R I G I N A L
boomerangcorroboree: dancejackeroo: farm manager
A NEW REALITY HAD TO BE DESCRIBED
abo (aborigine)arvo (afternoon)bizzo (business)doco (documentary)
surfy (surfing fanatic)
How ya going? (how are you?)
(Very good, thanks!)
It’s been yonks
(long time no see)
Catch ya later!
(see you later!)
Identify in the following video the 5 words of Australian English which are the same in British English and that we already saw in the Am. Eng. vs Br. Eng. Exercise we did a few weeks ago.