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Lonely Planet Australian Phrasebook: Language Survival Kit (Lonely Planet Phrasebooks)

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Publisher Comments:

Toss another shrimp on the barbie, crack open a tinny or pour yourself a chardy while you traverse Australia's vast expanse of true blue, fair dinkum Aussie lingo - from cosmopolitan communique to surf slang, outback jargon and some of the world's oldest indigenous languages. C'mon avagoyermug!

-Features comprehensive section on Australia's impressive array of indigenous languages.

-Lonely Planet's English Language &Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew.

-Get into the culture and humor behind common - and not so common - English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.

Synopsis:

With this helpful and amusing guide to Australian English, travelers will avoid embarrassing moments and awkward misunderstandings. Provides clear vocabulary lists, household names and terms from sports and politics indigenous to the Australian way of speaking. Includes introductory chapters to Aboriginal and Torres Strait languages and essential English words and phrases for non-English speakers.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780864425768
Other:
Butler, Sue
Publisher:
Lonely Planet
Author:
Butler, Sue
Author:
Blake, Barry
Author:
Lonely Planet
Location:
Hawthorn, Vic., Australia ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Description and travel
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Miscellaneous
Subject:
Domestic
Subject:
Australian aborigines
Subject:
Australian languages
Subject:
Oceanic & Australian Languages
Subject:
Torres Strait Islanders.
Subject:
Australianisms.
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series:
Lonely Planet Phrasebooks
Publication Date:
20070301
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
256
Dimensions:
140 x 92 mm

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Product details 256 pages Lonely Planet Publications - English 9780864425768 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , With this helpful and amusing guide to Australian English, travelers will avoid embarrassing moments and awkward misunderstandings. Provides clear vocabulary lists, household names and terms from sports and politics indigenous to the Australian way of speaking. Includes introductory chapters to Aboriginal and Torres Strait languages and essential English words and phrases for non-English speakers.
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