Tag Archives: Holidays

What Australia Day Means to Australians

Last week on January 26, Aussies all around the country celebrated Australia Day. Every country has a national day where they celebrate the day their nation became a country. In my last post, I explored the history of the discovery and formation of Australia. We didn’t officially become a ‘country’ on January 26. On this day, we merely (simply, only) celebrate

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A History of Australia

The country we call Australia is very young, with our European roots coming from Great Britain. However a lot happened before the British declared the federation of Australia. Here is some history of how Australia was discovered and founded: Why is it called Australia? In 200AD, a Greek map maker theorised that the world was in fact not flat, and that there had to be

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Christmas Vocabulary

Christmas is finally here, and although we will all be spending time with our families, it’s important to spend just a few minutes of each day practising your English to stay in the habit.

To keep in the spirit of the festive season, I have listed some common vocabulary that you will hear in English Christmas conversations.

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