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Reálie Austrálie - zpracované maturitní otázky z angličtiny

Reálie Austrálie (zpracovaná otázka pro maturitní zkoušku z angličtiny nebo pro základní státní jazykovou zkoušku z angličtiny).

AUSTRALIA

  • Is the Earth’s smallest continent (it covers the area of about 7,687, 000 km) lying in the southern hemisphere between the Indian and Pacific Oceans
  • and it is also the flattest (nejplošší) and youngest of all continents

HISTORY

  • Australia was discovered by Portuguese, Spanish and Dutch navigators, but prior (před) to the arrival of the Europeans, dark-skinned people were living there, we call them aborigines, however they did not originate (vzniknout) there – they came here from Asia about 40,000 years ago; they were divided into approximately 650 tribes, each tribe usually has its own dialect and customs
  • The discovery of gold in the middle of the 19tcentury attracted many immigrants and the population increased rapidly

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