Category Archives: English in Australia

Will we all be speaking Oz?

‘Strewth!’ Classrooms across the world will soon be ringing with the vulgar tones of ‘Strine’, the Australian version of English, as Britain risks losing its domination of the market in its most important cultural export – the English language. The … Continue reading

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Australia must attune to Asia’s voice

This article looks at the views of Lo Bianco, a Professor of Language and Literary Education at an Australian university who argues that Australia must accept the new varieties of English which are developing in Asian countries.¬†Guardian Weekly, April 15, … Continue reading

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