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Reading






  • Quiz: Australia and New Zealand.

  • Interview: Want to know what Australia is really like? Find out from kids who call it their home . . .













Writing






  • Australia: Read and complete the text with the correct word.

  • Australia: Crossword. Use the internet to help you.

  • About Australia: It is about australian cities, animals, sheep and famous people.

  • Australian Words: Although Australians speak English, they say some things very differently than Americans. Look at the glossary of Australian words below. Then, use at least eight of the sayings in a short story about a trip to Australia.




Listening







  • Would you like to know what happens in Brisbane on Australia Day? Good, listen here then. Click on the icons to do the activities: ipod.jpg / doc.gif / pdf.gif/ xword.jpg.gif

  • Who are 'The Wiggles' and what do they do? Click on the icons to do the activities: ipod.jpg / doc.gif / pdf.gif/ xword.jpg.gif

  • Does the Tasmanian Devil really exist, or is it just a cartoon character? Click on the icons to do the activities: ipod.jpg / doc.gif / pdf.gif/ xword.jpg.gif

  • Canberra. Hear about the competition to design this 'unusual' Australian city. Click on the icons to do the activities: ipod.jpg / doc.gif / pdf.gif

  • Click here to listen to some podcards related to Australia.

  • About Australia:








Webquests




  • Australia: What do you know about Australia? Do you know what is special about this country? What kind of animals live in Australia? Who were the first inhabitants?Australia is a fascinating country full of contrasts. Let's discover more about Australia together!

  • What Does It Mean To Be Australian? : Who are Australians? Where have they come from? In which ways do we perceive our 'Australianness'? Would we all answer these questions in the same way? Food for thought? Chew your way through this Webquest to satisfy your hunger.

  • We are Australian Identity and Values - Australia is a country of diverse cultures, images and people. Through its history many significant events and the people involved in those events have shaped the way we see ourselves as a nation.

  • Visit AustraliaVisit Australia: How much do you know about Australia and its culture?.Let's make a virtual tour through different places in this beautiful country.After this visit you are going to become experts tourists guides for people who wants to visit this country, and compare their resources and culture with our own.

  • Australia: A webquest.You just won 5000 euros and you decided to go on a trip to Australia with your best friend !!
  • Australia Webquest: All about Australia.

Resources




  • Australia: Photos, maps, currency exchage calculator.












  • PEOPLE




  • Go Places with Time for Kids : AUSTRALIA: Famous places, history, native slang, postcards, Aussie animals, quiz(timeforkids).