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Guess the Country...: 

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

Slide2: 

Koala

Slide3: 

Kangaroo Marsupials

Slide4: 

Emu

Slide5: 

Echidna Platypus Mammals which lay eggs.

Australia: 

Australia

Australian Cities: 

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

Climate and Land: 

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

History: 

History 40 000 years ago (or more): aboriginal people arrive 1788: British prisoner colony 1900: the states become a country

Politics: 

Politics John Howard (Prime Minister)

Slide11: 

Uluru

Sydney Olympic Games 2000: 

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

Waltzing Matilda: 

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

Slide14: 

Swagman or “Matilda”

Slide15: 

Billabong

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

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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

Slide18: 

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

Slide19: 

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

Slide20: 

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

Slide21: 

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

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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

Slide23: 

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

Slide24: 

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