Stories and activities

On this webpage, there are some stories and some information about the beach. Each story has some activities - for example fill-the-gaps, quizzes, or a crossword.

We want you to enjoy reading on the web, and to learn some language while you are here.


Australian English @ The Beach

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HOW TO USE THIS WEBPAGE:

To find the front page, you can always click on the red-and-yellow flag flag.gifat the top or the bottom of each page. Many stories now have arrows, to help you go back and forward between the story and the activities. The "Up" arrow will take you to the front page of the section you're reading - eg Stories, Information, or Beach Tours.


Snakes Alive!

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Listen to Snakes Alive!


Activities for Snakes Alive!

  1. Listen, and put some words in order
  2. Quiz questions
  3. Put the whole story in order
  4. Do / Don't - Matching
  5. Where does the tiger snake live? - map work




AUSTRALIAN ANIMALS


REPORT WRITING & RESEARCHING

To learn about Australian Animals click the picture.


There is an interesting activity on Australian Magpies too that will help you with your searching and writing skills.

You can learn to write a short report, practice researching and practise copying and pasting information you find.

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Australia is a continent and a country. It is known as the land down under because it is below of the equator. We have a short story for you to help you learn more about Australia. Click on the picture to read the story:


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For More on Australia: http://www2.lhric.org/pocantico/australia/australia.htm



Aussie Words


What was that again?
Australians speak English, but there are some words that Australians use that are very different.



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