Australian Language & Culture
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Toss another shrimp on the barbie, crack open a tinny or pour yourself a chardy while you traverse Australia’s vast expanse of true blue, fair dinkum Aussie lingo – from cosmopolitan communiqué to surf slang, outback jargon and some of the world’s oldest indigenous languages. C’mon, avagoyermug!
Features a comprehensive section on Australia’s impressive array of indigenous languages.
Lonely Planet’s Language & Culture series goes behind the scenes of languages you thought you knew. Get into the culture and humour behind common – and not so common – English expressions and learn about the local languages that inspired them.
* Please note, this is not a comprehensive English dictionary and phrasebook.
ISBN: 9781741048070 Language: English
Authors: Denise Angelo, Alan Dench, Mark Newbrook, Carolyn Coleman, Jane Curtain, Peter Austin, Barry Blake, Susan Butler, Paul Smitz, Jenny Tindale, Dana Ober, Melanie Wilkinson
256 pages | Dimensions: 93mm x 140mm
Next edition due: Mar 2019