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Australian Slangs – People

People:

Mate – Anybody at all, typically used only to refer to men, used as an informal address for strangers (“G’day, mate”), as a name placeholder for friends, and as a term for friends in general (“Invite your mates around”). Love – Similar to ‘mate’ but used for women. Or from a woman to male. Depending on context can ether be + or – eg, “Now listen here love” “what shall it be love” “want a drink love” Drongo – Light-hearted insult, silly or dim-witted Aussie – Australian – pronounced Ozzy Relo/Rellies – Relative, as
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More on Australian Slangs

Some more:

Amber fluid : beer Ambo : ambulance, ambulance driver Avos : avocados Bail (somebody) up : to corner somebody physically Bail out : depart, usually angrily Barbie : barbecue (noun) Barrack : to cheer on (football team etc.) Bathers : swimming costume Beaut, beauty : great, fantastic Big Smoke : a big city, especially Sydney or Melbourne Bikkie : biscuit (also “it cost big bikkies” – it was expensive) Bingle : motor vehicle accident Bities : biting insects Bizzo : business (“mind your own bizzo”) Blow in the bag : have a breathalyser test Blue : fight (“he was having a blue with his
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Australian Slangs – Places

Geography :

The bush – areas outside of major cities and towns. The outback – the deserts of inland Australia Bushfire – wildfire Whoop-Whoop – The middle of nowhere (eg: So I was stuck out whoop whoop…) It is a short ‘oo’ sound, like in ‘pull’, not long like in ‘choose’. Also an actual town in the middle of the Australian bush. Beyond the black stump – An imaginary point beyond which the country is considered remote or uncivilised Back of Beyond – Even further than beyond the black stump. Really far. Scrub – Thick, snotty bush

Places:

The
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Australian Slangs – Greetings

G’day Mate! Welcome to Aw-stray-lee-uh (Australia).

We have tried to compile some of the Australian slang, words and phrases here for making easy to understand the language and culture. The idea is to make you feel a lot at home on your first day Down Under.

Greeting:

Hey / G’day – Hello (Often combined with How ya doin’ / goin’) How ya goin’/ How’s it going? – How are you? How ya doin’ – How are you? How’s it hangin’? – How are you feeling? Not bad mate – Not bad mate (friend) Cheers mate – Thanks No worries / No
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Preparing for IELTS? Read this.

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a language skills test that covers listening, reading, writing and speaking in four separate sections. It is a universally recognized test conducted for candidates who want to pursue higher education or gain work experience in foreign English speaking countries. Its mandatory and its score is accepted by 130 countries. There are two formats: Academic or General Training.

Most education institutes have different language requirement, which could depend on the course, country and region. Over 10,000 organisations from over 130 countries recognise IELTS, including:

Universities, schools, training colleges
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Overview – Australian Culture & Brief History

Culture

Australian is multicultural and multiracial and this is reflected in the country’s food, lifestyle and cultural practices and experience. Australia has an important heritage from its indigenous people, which plays a defining role in the cultural landscape. This diversity of influences creates a cultural environment in Australia.

Population

As of December 2014, Australia’s population is roughly 23.6 million people. The most populous states are New South Wales and Victoria, with their respective capitals, Sydney and Melbourne, the largest cities in Australia. Australia’s population is concentrated along the coastal region of Australia from

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Scholarships in Australia

There are many scholarships options available for international students in Australia that can help you fulfil your study in Australia aspiration into a reality. These scholarships are offered by education institutions, public and private organisations and even by the Australian Government. This support could cover either the tuition fee or accommodation/living expense or both depending on the offer. International Student are considered to be those who are not Australian & New Zealand citizens, or permanent Australian residents.

Some options are mentioned below:

Australia Awards – The Australia Awards aim to promote knowledge,

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100 Point of Identification

There is a requirement that a 100 Point Identification Check is required before enrolment to any course for onshore students. To complete a 100 Point Identification Check all applicants will need to present original documentation to the value of 100 points.

All identifications must show the applicant’s full first and last names. Acceptable formats for an individual whose name is Shaun John Smith are: – Shaun John Smith, Shaun Smith and Shaun J Smith.

Combined, these documents should show evidence of:

Your full name Date of birth Current residential address Your signature A photo of yourself

Proof of Indentity Documents:

Primary

You

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RPL Qualification from our one of our Partners (对先前学习的认可)

The pathway allows working professionals to get qualified in their working trade. No Study just assesment of skills, knowledge and experience. Quick and efficient way of getting an Australian Qualification. View this Chinese video from one of our partners – AIBT Australia.

该途径使得工作专业人员能够获得其工作交易资格。不学习只是对技能,知识和经验的评估。快速有效地获得澳大利亚资格证书。从我们的合作伙伴中查看此中文视频。

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