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Australian Power Point

  1. 1. Australia
  2. 2. Australian Flag <ul><li>The Australian flag has stars. Each star on the flag represents a star in space. </li></ul><ul><li>The upper left design is the Union Jack. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Australian Flag
  4. 4. States and Territories <ul><li>The six states and territories. </li></ul><ul><li>New South Wales </li></ul><ul><li>Victoria </li></ul><ul><li>Queensland </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Territory </li></ul><ul><li>Southern Australia </li></ul><ul><li>Western Australia </li></ul>
  5. 5. Animals <ul><li>The koala bear is one of the most endangered species in Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>There are also Kangaroos, Outrages many more animals. </li></ul><ul><li>Australia also has the animal that can lay eggs, the Platypus. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Sydney Harbor and Bridge <ul><li>The bridge goes across the Sydney Harbor that links the Sydney Central Business District (CBS) and the North Shore. </li></ul><ul><li>The bridge is nicknamed “The Coathanger” because of it arched design. </li></ul><ul><li>Sydney Bridge was designed and built in 1932 by Dorman Long and Co Ltd. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the fifth longest spanning-arch bridge in the world. </li></ul><ul><li>The Sydney Opera House has the best view of the beauty of the bridge. </li></ul><ul><li>On New Years Eve in the harbor they hold yacht races and on the water and have a show of fireworks. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Sydney Opera House <ul><li>The opera house was built by Jorn Utzon. A Danish architect. </li></ul><ul><li>When he died the building wasn’t even finished. They tried to decide if they want to demolish it or work on it. </li></ul><ul><li>The building still stands next to the Sydney Bridge. </li></ul><ul><li>Sydney Opera House has the best view of the bridge. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Sports <ul><li>The sports that Australian play are: </li></ul><ul><li>Cricket </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis </li></ul><ul><li>Horse Racing </li></ul><ul><li>Football </li></ul><ul><li>Soccer </li></ul>
  9. 9. Australian Soccer Team <ul><li>All the soccer teams are trying to qualify for the 2010 FIFA World Cup . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Religion <ul><li>76% are Christians </li></ul><ul><li>26% are Anglican </li></ul><ul><li>26% are Roman Catholic </li></ul><ul><li>Attend Church on special occasions. </li></ul><ul><li>Other denominations are 24% (other religions) </li></ul><ul><li>Immigration are: Islam, Buddhism, Taoism, and Hinduism. </li></ul><ul><li>They have increased.^ </li></ul>
  11. 11. Eating <ul><li>3 meals day </li></ul><ul><li>Busy families eat together on evening meals (week) </li></ul><ul><li>Eat continental style </li></ul><ul><li>Impolite with elbows on table. </li></ul><ul><li>No one leaves the table until everyone is finished eating. </li></ul><ul><li>Restaurants: </li></ul><ul><li>Tipping has become more common. </li></ul><ul><li>If the service is good then a tip is appreciated. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Dating and Marriage <ul><li>Usually dating begins at 15 but in small groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Activities include dancing and movies. </li></ul><ul><li>Average marriage is at 27. </li></ul><ul><li>Church wedding is common. </li></ul><ul><li>Most choose to live together before or instead marrying. </li></ul><ul><li>Arrangement is known as a “de facto” marriage. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Family <ul><li>2 to 3 children </li></ul><ul><li>Larger families are common. </li></ul><ul><li>Older children are expected to contribute to family expenses. </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing number of single parents homes, step families, and mother and father both work outside of their home. </li></ul><ul><li>Women make up about 40% of the work force. </li></ul><ul><li>Genders are equal: </li></ul><ul><li>Fairly equal wages </li></ul><ul><li>Education </li></ul><ul><li>Important leaderships positions in the public and private sectors. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Speech and Language <ul><li>English is the national language </li></ul><ul><li>It is taught in all schools. </li></ul><ul><li>250 languages – 50 survived teachable form. </li></ul><ul><li>Spot on: fight on </li></ul><ul><li>Pang: Fender Bender </li></ul><ul><li>Not feeling well: crook </li></ul><ul><li>Bloke: guy </li></ul><ul><li>Friends (males): mates </li></ul><ul><li>Aussies: Australians </li></ul><ul><li>Uni: university </li></ul><ul><li>Kindy: Kindergarten </li></ul><ul><li>Telly: television </li></ul><ul><li>Footy: football/soccer </li></ul>
  15. 15. Shopping <ul><li>Many large department stores. </li></ul><ul><li>Shopping arcades, walking streets, and plazas are becoming more popular. </li></ul><ul><li>Fruit, meat, vegetable, and fish markets are similar to the ones in Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Most stores close at 5 or 5:30pm on week days. </li></ul><ul><li>Australians try to keep up on the newest trends on clothing. </li></ul>
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