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1 Guess the Country... (The information in this lesson is not required for the exam).

2 Koala

3 Kangaroo Marsupials

4 Emu

5 Echidna Platypus Mammals which lay eggs.

6 Australia Perth Sydney Melbourne Canberra

7 Australian Cities n 85% live in cities (very high) n more than 90% live on the coast n many families prefer houses to apartments

8 Climate and Land n Centre is desert: dry, hot days, cold nights n North is tropical: hot and humid n South is pleasant

9 History n years ago (or more): aboriginal people arrive n 1788: British prisoner colony n 1900: the states become a country

10 Politics John Howard (Prime Minister)

11 Uluru

12 Sydney Olympic Games 2000 n Previous Australian Olympics were in Melbourne, 1956 n Australians felt proud of the Games in Sydney n I hope Beijing 2008 will be a similar success!

13 Waltzing Matilda n not the national anthem n words written by an Australian poet, Banjo Paterson in 1895

14 Swagman Swag or “ Matilda ” Billy

15 Billabong

16 Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong Under the shade of a coolibah tree And he sang as h e watched and waited ‘ til his billy boiled You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me Chorus: Who ’ ll come a waltzing Matilda my darling, Who'll come a waltzing Matilda with me And he sang as h e watched and waited ‘ til his billy boiled You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me

17 Down came a jumbuck to drink at the billabong Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee And he sang as he stowed that jumbuck in his tucker bag You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me Jumbuck = sheep

18 Up rode the squatter mounted on his thoroughbred Up rode the troopers one two three With that jolly jumbuck you've got in your tucker bag You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me squatter = land owner thoroughbred = a good horse trooper = policeman

19 Up jumped the swagman and sprang into the billabong “ You ’ ll never take me alive, ” said he And his ghost may be heard as you ’ re passing by that billabong You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me

20 Once a jolly swagman camped by a billabong Under the shade of a coolibah tree And he sang as h e watched and waited ‘ til his billy boiled You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me Chorus: Who'll come a waltzing Matilda my darling Who'll come a waltzing Matilda with me And he sang as h e watched and waited ‘ til his billy boiled You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me

21 Down came a jumbuck to drink at the billabong Up jumped the swagman and grabbed him with glee And he sang as he stowed that jumbuck in his tuckerbag You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me Chorus: Who'll come a waltzing Matilda my darling Who'll come a waltzing Matilda with me And he sang as he stowed that jumbuck in his tuckerbag You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me

22 Up rode the squatter mounted on his thorougbred Up rode the troopers one two three With that jolly jumbuck you ’ ve got in your tuckerbag You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me Chorus: Who'll come a waltzing Matilda my darling Who'll come a waltzing Matilda with me With that jolly jumbuck you ’ ve got in your tuckerbag You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me

23 Up jumped the swagman and sprang into the billabong “ You ’ ll never take me alive, ” said he And his ghost may be heard as you ’ re passing by that billabong You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me

24 Who'll come a waltzing Matilda my darling Who'll come a waltzing Matilda with me And his ghost may be heard as your passing by that billabong You'll come a waltzing Matilda with me You ’ ll come a waltzing Matilda with me


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