Australian Slang Essays and Term Papers

  • Informal Language Has a Variety of Functions in Australian Society. What Do You See as Some of the Crucial Roles of Informal Language in Contemporary Australia?

    variety of functions in Australian society. What do you see as some of the crucial roles of informal language in contemporary Australia? Informal language has a variety of functions in Australian society. The main function of informal language has to do with Australia’s culture. Slang and informal language...

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  • Australia Is Losing Its Language to Americanisms.

    'Australian English is losing its unique characteristics to Americanisms and gradually dying' Australian English is a very interesting language, It has many features that makes it unique. Some believe that these unique features are being slowly killed by Americanisms assimilating into our language...

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  • Swag

    Swag (album), a 2002 album by former Guns N' Roses guitarist, Gilby Clarke Swag (bedroll), an Australian bedroll Swag (motif), a garland Swag (novel), a 1976 crime novel Swag (TV series), a United Kingdom reality television series "Swag" (Ugly Betty episode), the eleventh episode of the television...

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  • Language and Identity Are Inextricably Linked. How Is This Reflected in the Current Australian Context?

    ground. By looking at accents such as Broad Australian English, slang and phonological features as they apply to Australian varieties, we can see how it has forged solidarity and assisted in creating an identity on an individual and national scale. Broad Australian English (BAE) is a language variety unique...

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  • Australian Identity

    instead of going? G’day how’s it goin? This is an example of one aspect of the Australian identity, as well as a unique dialect Australian’s are also defined by their unique landscape, and the attitudes they display. This Australian identity is evident in Robert Gray’s poem Journey: The North Coast and the...

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  • Ask an American

    certain trait of what it is to be an Australian, but there is a lack of reality. I do believe that not once has a person dressed in the typical “Steve Irwin” outfit in public, if not meant as a joke. And I can’t say that ‘neighbours’ truly portrays the life of an Australian as a whole. And of course the kangaroo...

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  • Swag

    Swag or SWAG may refer to: Swag (album), a 2002 album by former Guns N' Roses guitarist, Gilby Clarke Swag (bedroll), an Australian bedroll Swag (motif), a garland Swag (novel), a 1976 crime novel Swag (TV series), a United Kingdom reality television series "Swag" (Ugly...

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  • Australian Stereotype

    Representations of the "Australian Persona" ‘Mateship' A key element of what is presented to be the Australian character is that of camaraderie, base friendliness towards everybody, and egalitarianism, the belief that everybody is equal and should have the same opportunities, treatment, etc. as everybody...

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  • Essay

    interview emphasise the importance of treating people equally whatever their background. To stay positive and treat people with respect no matter what. Slang and personal anecdotes/family anecdotes are being used in Adam Hills interview with Ahn do and in the poem ‘Nobody calls me a wog anymore’ by Komninos...

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  • Why Not Use Standard English All the Time

    there are certain advantages of using non-standard English over Standard. One, it helps to forge a person’s identity (whether it be through the use of slang or a certain type of speech) and secondly, it allows for information to be transmitted across to another party in a faster, more effective manner. Lastly...

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  • English

    Raph Udarbe Australian teenagers commonly complete secondary school without a firm grasp on how to construct a complex sentence, a Senate committee is believed to have found. (The Age, 13 September 2007) Nothing unites a country more than its common language because from a language comes a history...

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  • Language as a badge of identity

    conversation lies another message. The speaker’s use of language gives listeners insight as to who they are, like a badge of identity on their chest. Australian English’s unique phonology and lexicon is recognised globally and distinguishes it from other accents, giving the speaker a clear national identity...

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  • Australian Identity

    Do Australian people have a distinctive culture or are stereotypes of in texts true? Australians are perceived in text as, beer-drinking larrikins, people who use kangaroos as a transportation, crocodile wrestlers, lack in fashion, foster beers, desert, sparsely populated and bushmans and mateship...

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  • Australian voice

     The Australian voice is distinct as it expresses uniquely Australian values, such as ‘mateship’ and ‘support for the underdog’. This distinct voice also expresses multicultural and indigenous values, as part of the Australian identity. It may bevoiced publically or privately through effective language...

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  • bruce dawe weapons training

    Bruce Dawe Bruce Dawe is an Australian born poet that lived during the time of the Vietnam War. He lived through a changing time of social unrest, consumerism, and feminism, and it was all reflected in his poetry. His poetry revolves around the opinions of a society that didn’t agree with politics...

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  • How Australian Life Is Presented

    How is Australian life presented to the wider community? Discus with reference to the film ‘Two Hands’ and two texts of your own choice. Australian life can presented through many techniques to the wider community. In the film two hands I will be discus two techniques that are yous to present Australia...

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  • The Shifting Heart

    cultures, their way of speaking and their language is unique. The Australian in the story, Clarry displayed dialogue of a rather relaxed nature or tone, showing he is a true Australian. Clarry calls strangers "jack" and others "boy" or "mate". Slang is used. For example: youse, dago and wog. These are used...

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  • how to be australian

    Recipe for being an Australian Ingredients: Be able to speak English Australian citizenship (if not born in Australia) A fair bit of money Home in Australia A big backyard A deck A Barbeque Bathers (board shorts for males, bikinis for females) A big supply of beer and alcohol A big television ...

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  • Oodgeroo Noonuccal

    Oodgeroo Noonuccal, an Australian poet, uses her work to convey the aspects of Australianexperience. Noonuccals poems mainly focus on her own perspective of the culture and beliefs of the both the Indigenous people and white Australians, the racial discrimination that the Aboriginessuffered and the...

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  • Identity Is Shaped by Many Factors; Hoa Pham's Interview and Section of a Call to Arms

    culture and the obstacles faced, which is conveyed through the slang, “Chink”. Here, it effectively influences Pham’s identity based on her physical appearance and cultural background. Pham’s insecurity is caused by her “Vietnamese-Australian” identity, confusing Pham’s understanding of her true identity...

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