Australian Identity Essay

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1. There is no such thing as Australian Identity. AGREE • many stereotypes eg. Bogan • Not really an Australian identity, but there are many different cultures and religions which make up the 'Australian identity' because we are so multi cultural and different. • People think Australia is bogan, (mullets, board shorts, bbqs, thongs, bleached hair, surfing, • We have different sports, mateship, food, arts, S- surprising your audience, 'shock them' eg. Australia has the most BORING culture in the world, Australians are the silliest people I've met. (make a statement that's shocking, controversial) T- telling a story A- ask a question eg. Who thinks that Australia is a land of just kangaroos, koalas and meat pies. Who's been overseas? Don't you think it's ridiculous that people overseas don't know that we have the most vibrant cities over here? Put your hand up if you've done this..., who watched ___ did you notice? R- Recite a quote. Don't have to have all those things. But helps Bring your audience in. Intro- tell people your topic and what you're gonna be talking about. Main things you're gonna say. Body- explain. Expand. Examples. Conclusion- sum up. Re in force what you've said. Hi, I'm Emma and I'm here to talk to you about Australian identity. There are many stereotypes about Australians, mainly Bogans. People think that Australians are all bogans, ride kangaroos to school, eat sausages and surf all day and have bleached blonde mullet hair that wear board shorts printed with the Australian flag and thongs every day, although this does apply to some people, the majority are not like this. I personally like the stereotype of everyone having a Southern Cross tattoo plastered on their chest. Australia doesn’t really have an identity because it is made up of many different types of cultures and

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