"My funny discovery of local slang... G'Day mate!" Aussie Slang Tip by Tripack

Aussie Slang, Sydney: 4 reviews and 2 photos

  Olympic flamme...
by Tripack

It was a funny experience to discover the Australian local slang ;-)

I was learning English there and I will remember my very first day in Brisbane forever. I was waiting the local bus to my school. W hen the bus stopped, I popped up and the bus driver said me something as I understood as Good Die, mate! What a strange welcome... I hoped that the bus will keep me on the roads till my destination ;-) At school, my teacher explained me that usually Aussie says Good Day instead of the traditional Good Morning as I learned in my Cambridge English student book in Switzerland. So no worries, it was my first experience with local slang... a lot of fun in prospect.

On the photo you could guess a small zeppelin wishing you a G'DAY this time it was more easy understand because written ;-)

Below it was the Olympic flamme and not a giant Aussie barbie... in the Stadium Australia during the Games. Nowdays the fire let the place to the water as the cauldron is reconverted in a fountain...

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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