Aussie English from the sticks

Aussie English from the sticks Podcast

Learn English the Australian way! There are plenty of sites online to teach you British or American English, but what about good old Aussie English? If you're planning to visit my beautiful country, but have only ever had language classes from a British or American tutor, you won't be ready for the huge difference you'll experience from native Australian speakers. Let me help ya, mate!

The future of this blog
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODEHey friends!Well, it's been a flippin' long time since my last post. I had great intentions of reviving this blog and giving you all some interesting content, but life has been rather interesting for me personally!So now there are a couple of really big changes in my life. Firstly, I'm living in Siberia! Yep, I moved my wife and four nippers (children) across the globe to the so-called "frozen wasteland". Though, in fact, you'll be happy to know that Siberia is actually a beautiful par...

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Time for Revival!
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODE G'DAY YOU MOB!Well it's been ages since I whipped up a Podcast, hasn't it!? It seemed to me that I didn't have time to spare writing out and recording podcasts for a small audience.But recently I had a bo-peep at the visitor statistics over the past few months, and at the comments people had been leaving, and I was stoked!Thanks for all your friendly words. I'm glad you like what's been done so far.Can I ask you all to do me a favour? Give me your ideas. What do you want to hear? Have...

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Ep.4: Lazy Rs
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODEG'day! Welcome to my podcast - Aussie English from the sticks!I've been very encouraged by some of my listeners, who have sent messages asking when the next episode will arrive. Well here it is! This is episode four.As I mentioned in the introduction to this podcast, I will record something ocasionally when I find time. I'm a married man (sorry ladies) with four children. And that keeps me flat out.First off today I'm gonna give you a few words in Aussie English, then I'll give you all...

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Ep.3: Australia Day!
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODEAaaah, that good old Aussie tune, The Road to Gundagai, played by clarinetist Alex Hutchinson.G'day and Happy Australia Day!Yeah, that's right... today is the 26th of January, 2010. We celebrate Australia on this day every year.So, what about Australia? What is it we celebrate? Well, for some it isn't a celebration at all. In fact, some Australians call it "Invasion Day" - especially the Aboriginal people.You see, in January 1788 the "First Fleet" arrived from Britain carrying over 1,4...

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Ep.2: Short Words
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODEG'day! Welcome backAre you a subscriber to my podcast? Did you realise there is a full transcript for you to read along with? Just visit my blog at aus-eng.blogspot.comI'd really like to read your comments too, so please leave them on the blog.Before we get started I should explain the title of this podcast. Aussie English from the sticks! I guess you already know what Aussie English is - that's what I'm speaking now. What does From the Sticks mean? Well in Aussie English, "the sticks"...

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Ep.1 Studio in session!
LISTEN TO THIS EPISODEG'day stranger!Are you looking for somewhere to casually learn Aussie-style English? Or are you perhaps wanting to prepare yourself for a visit down under?Well, if you thought Aussies spoke just like the Poms or Yanks, you've got a lot to learn! Luckily you will be able to begin learning it right here. I hope that's why you came.As well as just training your ear to catch the Australian accent, we'll have some fun and learn some real Aussie slang and colloquialisms too.For now, I'll be ...

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