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Australian English

Look at these Australian words and sentences. Have you heard them? What do they mean?

Bring a plate.
We're having a barbie.
It might rain this arvo.
What would you like for brekky?
Javagooweegend?
How's your day?
x
How's it going
?
What's news
?
G'day.
wanna
gonna
footy
Maccas

J'wanna go to the movies?
fair dinkum?
I'll shout.

Bring some food to share.
a barbecue
this afternoon
breakfast
Did you have a good weekend?
How was your day? = How are you?
Hello, how are you?
Hello, how are you?
Hello.
want to
going to (do)
football
McDonalds
Do you want to / a film
Really? Is that true?
pay
* This is a very informal way of speaking. We don't write like this, except in emails to friends or maybe postcards.

Listen to the sentences. Which sentences do you hear?

 Let's go to Max's.
 Jude wants to see a movie.
 Jude wants to see a movie.
 Let's go to Max's.
How's it going?
 The house is clean.