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Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
Standard English compared to Australian English
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Standard English compared to Australian English

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  • 1. Standard English compared to Australian English
  • 2. Table of contents
    • Standard British English
    • Australian English
    • Australian slang
    • History
    • Differences
    • Similarities
    • Conclusion
    • Sources
  • 3. Standard English
    • Global language
    • 89% learn English in school
    • British Standard English
    • Most formal version of English
    • Mainly spoken in Great Britain/England
    • Standard English is generally taught in British schools
  • 4. Australian English
    • 267 languages in Australia
    • Australian English most common spoken language in Australia
    • Broad, General and Cultivated.
    • Own style in using the language, vocabulary, pronunciation and accent
    • Special words and phrases called strine
    • Like to shorten the words
  • 5. Australian slang
    • Words they have made up
    • Words borrowed from earlier settlers
    • Causes problems of communication
  • 6. History
    • Standard English
    • King Charles II, 1649
    • Established by grammarians
    • 18th and 19th centuries
    • Regarded as correct written English
    • During the 19th century, it became the accent of public schools
    • Australian English
    • The same time of first
    • settlement in New South Wales in 1778
    • Words and phrases originated with convicts from England in 1788-1868
  • 7. Differences
    • Australian English is more nasal and less clipped than the British English accent
    • The British English accent differ in pronunciation
    • Australian English: rising intonation
    • Makes it sound like a question
  • 8. Similarities
    • ” r” at the end of a word is silent
    • Many words are the same
    • The word order and arrangement of a sentence are the same
    • Generally the same language
    • Easy to understand each other
  • 9. Sources
    • http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Differences-Between-American,-British,-and-Australian-English&id=1729247 (16.03.-10)
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_English (19.03.-10)
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_English (19.03.-10)
    • http://fits.depauw.edu/mkfinney/culturaleresumes/australia/history_of_australian_language.htm (19.03.-10)
    • http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/dialectsofenglish.html (22.03.-10)
    • http://www.english.wisc.edu/rfyoung/336/se.pdf
    • The Australian Slanguage, Bill Hornadge

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