Do You know… 1.How many territories and how many states are there in Australia? 2.What is the population of Australia?
Do You know… 3. What makes Australia a very special country in the World? 4. A large area in Australia is covered by deserts. How many deserts are there?
Do You know… 5. What is the capital of New Zealand? 6. What is the capital of Australia? 7. What is the largest city? What is its population?
Do You know… 8. What is the 'nickname' for Tasmania? - Little Island - Apple Isle - Apple Island - The Australian Apple TASMANIA
Do You know… 9.What is the official language in Australia? What about New Zealand? 10. Guess the meaning of these words: - evo - nana - kiwi - Oz - Uni - G'day - Aussie - Journo
Check your answers! 1. Australia is divided into two territories (Australian Capital Territory and Northern Territory) and six states (New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia)
Check your answers! 2. The population of Australia is 19 million people. 3. Australia is the smallest, flattest, and driest inhabited continent in the World. It is the only country which is also a whole continent. Australia is the earth's largest island and its smallest continent.
Check your answers! 4. About one fifth of Australia is covered by its eleven deserts. 5.The capital of New Zealand - Wellington. 6. The capital of Australia is Canberra 7. The largest city Sydney contains 4 million people.
Check your answers! 8.Tasmania is called the Apple Isle because it produces and harvests many different kinds of apples and other fruits. The weather is ideal for that.
Check your answers! 9. The official language in Australia is English; In New Zealand English and Maori are the two official languages. English is more widely spoken. Maori is a very poetic language. 10. Evo - evening kiwi - New Zealander nana - banana uni – university Oz - Australia, as in Oz-tralia.
Check your answers! Aussie – Australian G'day: A greeting Journo – Journalist KOALA WOMBAT ECHIDNA
Did you know that… 1. Australia is the lowest continent in the world with an average of only 330 metres. 2. New Zealand is the first country in the world to see each new day. 3. A New Zealander, Sir Edmund Hillary, was the first person to climb Mount Everest (with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953).
Did you know that... 4.The hottest temperature recorded in Australia was 53 degrees celsius at Cloncurry in Queensland in 1889. 5.The coldest temperature recorded was at Charlottes Pass in the snowfields of the Great Dividing Range -23 degrees celsius in 1994. 6. A New Zealander, Sir Edmund Hillary, was the first person to climb Mount Everest (with Sherpa Tenzing Norgay in 1953).