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Australian Movies & Reviews | Best Movies from Australia | SBS Film. THE BEST AUSTRALIAN MOVIES EVER - a list by panerai. Lesson plans, resources, and ideas for countries in Australia and Oceana. In addition to the printables that can be used for any country study, I make additional sheets for specific countries ~ mapping activities and flag notebooking sheets {and sometimes more!}. We took two weeks to study the continent of Australia. Our first week we focused more on the geography of Australia {Great Barrier Reef, desert, oceans surrounding Australia} as well as the currency, the Australian flag, and learned some Australian slang words {grins}. During our second week we learned about kangaroos and koalas and completed some minit books {usually to make a lapbook} about both animals. We also had fun trying to draw some different animals and even tried to draw our own map of Australia. If you'd like to see a more detailed blog post with day-by-day plans for our two week study along with links/resources, here is the link: Australia ~ Our Studies Down Under New Zealand was a two-week stop we took in our geography travels after learning about Australia.

Books we used and loved.... Australia Theme - Lesson Plans, Thematic Units, Printables, Worksheets | A to Z Teacher Stuff. Realia (forts.) - engelska - åk8. Ansvarig/Ansvariga: Maggie MorkosNär, under vilka veckor? HT13: v.34-43 Vad? Realia (english speaking country) : Australia En allsidig språkinlärning via realia. Huvudsyftet är att lära sig så mycket som möjligt om engelsktalande länder. Om landet och dess historia, kultur, levnadssätt, samhälle, språk och befolkning, samtidigt som vi utvecklar inlärningen av engelska språket (hörförståelse, läsförståelse, muntlig och skriftlig förmåga samt inlärning av vokabulär, grammatik, stavning, mm). Nu jobbar vi på att avsluta projektet genom att få feedback på uppsatsen, förbättra den och visa det genom att redovisa om sitt tema muntligt.

Frågeställning (och följdfrågor): Vi startar projektet med dessa frågor: - Vad kan jag om Australien? Under projektetsgång jobba vi vidare med dessa frågor: - Vad kan vi lära oss om engelska språket? - Hur skiljer sig Australien från Sverige? Centralt innehåll från kursplanen: Vi kommer att jobba med: Kunskapskrav, aktuella delar av matrisen: Hur? Hur ska vi arbeta? Varför? Tracks 2013: Australian National Holidays. Australia Facts for Kids: Facts about Australia for Kids.

Interesting Facts for Kids Here are some interesting Australia Facts which were chosen and researched by kids especially for kids. Name: Commonwealth of AustraliaGovernment: DemocracyPopulation: 23, 6 million (2013)Capital: Canberra with 380,000 people (2013)Language: English Australia Geography Australia is the smallest inhabited continent of the seven continents can also be considered the largest island in the world. The country is divided into six states (Southern Australia, Western Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria and Tasmania) and two self-governing territories: Northern Territory and Australian Capital Territory (which is around Canberra, the capital city). The main cities in Australia are: Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Darwin, Adelaide, Hobart and Canberra (capital city) The highest mountain of Australia is Mount Kosciuszko with 2.228metres or 7,310ft.

The Great Barrier Reef in Eastern Australia is the biggest coral reef in the world. Did you know? State Records of South Australia - Home Page. Aboriginal Australia: History, Culture, and Conflict. Aboriginal AustraliaHistory and culture of Australia's indigenous peoples Who Are Aborigines? Aborigines are Australia's indigenous people. Recent government statistics counted approximately 400,000 aboriginal people, or about 2% of Australia's total population. Australian Aborigines migrated from somewhere in Asia at least 30,000 years ago. Though they comprise 500–600 distinct groups, aboriginal people possess some unifying links. "The Dreamtime" Aboriginal spirituality entails a close relationship between humans and the land. Unlike other religions, however, aboriginal belief does not place the human species apart from or on a higher level than nature.

Storytelling, Art, and the Didgeridoo The oral tradition of storytelling informs aboriginals' vibrant cultural life. In the Northern Territory, aboriginal art includes sculpture, bark and rock paintings, and baskets and beadwork. Aboriginal music is often recognizable for its most famous instrument, the didgeridoo. Land Rights Movement. Australia - the land down under. Trapped - Australian TV Series s01e01. Migration Museum. Access VG1: Aboriginal Australians. Australian Holidays & Travel Information - Tourism Australia. Australia country profile. Australia ranks as one of the best countries to live in the world by international comparisons of wealth, education, health and quality of life. The sixth-largest country by land mass, its population is comparatively small with most people living around the eastern and south-eastern coastlines.

The country's first inhabitants, the Aboriginal people, are believed to have migrated from Asia tens of thousands of years before the arrival of British settlers in 1788. They now make up less than 3% of Australia's 23 million people. Years of mass immigration after the Second World War heralded sweeping demographic changes, making modern Australia one of the world's most multicultural countries. But migration continues to be a sensitive issue politically. In shaping its foreign and economic policy, Australia first looked to Europe and the US but in the last 20 years has developed stronger ties with Asia. Read more country profiles - Profiles by BBC Monitoring Prime Minister: Malcolm Turnbull. Visit Australia – Travel & Tour Information – Tourism Australia.

Eslteacher- Most important English speaking Countries. Australia - the land down under. Australia. Welcome to Australia. Ancient Australian History. There were eleven ships in the First Fleet. They were all small ships that included two naval ships, six convict ships and three storeships for supplies. The ships were specially built for the long eight month voyage which had to carry prison chambers for the convicts, and also carry food and animals. The animals included sheep, goats, chickens, dogs and cats, that also needed special areas to place them. The supply ships were loaded with enough supplies for the new settlement to survive for two years, after which they would have to make use of the land, local animals, and materials. 2 Naval Ships: HMS Sirius HMS Supply 6 Convict Ships: Alexander Charlotte Friendship Lady Penrhyn Prince of Wales Scarborough 3 Supply Ships: Golden Grove Fishburn Borrowdale The exact numbers is not exactly known but the following numbers are given in Gillen (1989): Reference:Mollie Gillen.

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About - Facts about Australia. People, culture and lifestyle - About Australia - Australian Government Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade. Australia is a product of a unique blend of established traditions and new influences. The country’s original inhabitants, the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, are the custodians of one of the world’s oldest continuing cultural traditions. They have been living in Australia for at least 40 000 years and possibly up to 60 000 years. The rest of Australia’s people are migrants or descendants of migrants who have arrived in Australia from about 200 countries since Great Britain established the first European settlement at Sydney Cove in 1788. In 1945, Australia’s population was around 7 million people and was mainly Anglo–Celtic. Since then, more than 6.5 million migrants, including 675 000 refugees, have settled in Australia, significantly broadening its social and cultural profile.

Today Australia has a population of nearly 23 million people. Shared values At the same time, everyone is expected to uphold the principles and shared values that support Australia’s way of life. Education - Indigenous Australia on ASO. Australia. Australia's ecosystem is an unusual one because of its remote location. As a result, there are many animal species that occur here and nowhere else in the world, such as the platypus, kangaroo, echidna, and koala. Australia has 516 national parks to protect its unique plants and animals. One of Australia's most amazing sites rises like an enormous whale's back from a flat red-soil desert called the Red Center.

This site is called Uluru, and it is a sacred natural formation at the heart of the country. Rising 1,100 feet (335 meters) tall, it is the largest rock in the world! Australia is home to many of the deadliest species of animals on the planet. There are several types of rain forests in Australia. Australia : Activities - Cinema - Games to print - Interactive games - History - Information - Lesson plans - Webquests - Listening - Maps - Photos - Songs - Stories - Videos - Vocabulary. The First Australians.Ep1/7.pt.1/7 - They came to stay. (02:42)

ADB Home - Australian Dictionary of Biography.