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Australia

  1. 1. Australia
  2. 3. <ul><li>Canberra is the capital of Australia. </li></ul><ul><li>Sydney is the largest city in Australia but it’s not a capital city! </li></ul><ul><li>“ Opera House” in </li></ul><ul><li>Sydney ---------  </li></ul><ul><li>It is a famous theater building for opera </li></ul><ul><li>performances in Sydney </li></ul>
  3. 4. <ul><li>Australian Dollar </li></ul><ul><li>Australia was the first country in the world to have a complete system of bank notes based on plastic (polymer). </li></ul>
  4. 5. <ul><li>Sculpture includes both woven-figure objects and woodcarvings. Gulu, a softwood from the kapok tree, is used in the contemporary carving of figures representing creator beings. Representations of snakes, birds and animals are made in symbolic and realistic shapes. </li></ul>Sculpture
  5. 6. Aboriginal Art Aboriginal Art is also called, “dot painting”. Aboriginal Art covers different kinds of materials including painting on leaves, wood carving, rock carving, sculpture, even on the body!!
  6. 7. <ul><li>The Outback is our ultimate mystery. It’s a massive place where the immense distances, raw nature and vast emptiness of there land are most impressive, yet you won’t find it on any map! </li></ul>Outback
  7. 8. <ul><li>Australia’s Great Barrier Reef—the largest structure on the planet built by living organisms—hosts a carnival of sea life. Read article excerpt and see photo gallery. </li></ul><ul><li>Find this info on Austrailan adventures.com </li></ul>Kingdom of Coral
  8. 9. <ul><li>There are more kangaroos in Australia than any where else in the world. </li></ul>Kangaroos                          
  9. 10. Koalas <ul><li>The Koala is one of Australias best known animals. </li></ul>
  10. 11. Australian Words <ul><li>Ankle-biter = Baby </li></ul><ul><li>Big Smoke = The City </li></ul><ul><li>Bloke = A Man </li></ul><ul><li>Lolly = sweets, candy </li></ul><ul><li>Mozzie = Mosquito </li></ul><ul><li>Mate = Friend </li></ul>

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