'C'mon, Aussie c'mon!' the catch phrase of many a sporting event downunder. 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, hereas 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 languagesNowadays no city restaurant (let alone cafe) could make do without its steam- driven espresso machine cranking out well-made cups of Java ... And god help you if youa#39;re out to impress and you dona#39;t know your latte from your macchiato.
|Publisher||:||Lonely Planet - 1998|