Students: Franjo Š.& Luka P.School: Privatna jezično-informatičko gimnazija „Svijet“Teacher: Gabrijela ČorkovićSchool year: 2010/2011
Start off with a brief history quiz. Find the answers to the following eight questionson the history of Sydney & Australia: 1. When did the ‘first fleet’ land in Australia? Between 1788 and 1850. 2. How many male convicts were on board the ships? Over 162,000 convicts were sent to Australia in 806 ships. 3. Who were already living in the area? The Aborigines. 4. Where did the fleet first arrive on January 18th? Botany Bay. 5. What was Sydney harbour originally called? Port Jackson. 6. What was used as currency early on? Police Fund Notes. 7. When did Sydney become a city? 1842. 8. When did the first gold rushes start? The second half of the 19th century.
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in theAustralian city of Sydney. It was conceived and largely built by Danish architect JørnUtzon, finally opening in 1973 after a long gestation starting with his competition-winning design in 1957. Utzon received the Pritzker Prize, architectures highesthonour, in 2003. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is a steel through arch bridge across SydneyHarbour that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle and pedestrian traffic between theSydney central business district (CBD) and the North Shore. The dramatic view of thebridge, the harbour, and the nearby Sydney Opera House is an iconic image of bothSydney and Australia. The bridge is locally nicknamed "The Coat Hanger" because ofits arch-based design.
In this activity you will plan an itinerary for a visit to Sydney. Imagine yourgroup are going to spend three days in Sydney. Write down everything youare going to do and everything you think you will need.DAY 1 Sydney Harbor Bridge Sydney Harbor Sydney Opera House Sydney Tower St. Andrew’s CathedralDAY 2 State Theatre Bondi Beach Royal Botanic Gardens The Rocks Australian MuseumDAY 3 Darling Harbor Circular Quay Australian National Maritime Museum Sydney Aquarium Chinatown
The Didgeridoo is a famous Australian instrument. Look at the following fourquestions about the Didgeridoo and choose the correct answer. When you havefinished check your answers by looking at the information on the following website:http://www.aboriginalart.com.au/didgeridoo/1. The Didgeridoo is made from … a) Kangaroo skin b) Wood c) A sea shell2. The Didgeridoo is played by … a) Blowing b) Hitting c) Plucking strings3. The Didgeridoo is … a) An old instrument b) Quite modern c) Very old4. Didgeridoos are decorated with … a) Shells b) Paintings c) Coloured strings & beads.