Standard English compared to Australian English
Table of contents <ul><li>Standard British English </li></ul><ul><li>Australian English </li></ul><ul><li>Australian slang...
Standard English <ul><li>Global language </li></ul><ul><li>89% learn English in school </li></ul><ul><li>British Standard ...
Australian English <ul><li>267 languages in Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Australian English most common spoken language in ...
Australian slang <ul><li>Words they have made up </li></ul><ul><li>Words borrowed from earlier settlers </li></ul><ul><li>...
History <ul><li>Standard English </li></ul><ul><li>King Charles II, 1649 </li></ul><ul><li>Established by grammarians  </l...
Differences <ul><li>Australian English is more nasal and less clipped than the British English accent  </li></ul><ul><li>T...
Similarities <ul><li>” r” at the end of a word is silent </li></ul><ul><li>Many words are the same </li></ul><ul><li>The w...
Sources <ul><li>http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Differences-Between-American,-British,-and-Australian-English&id=1729247   (...
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Standard English compared to Australian English

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