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English Bites

English Bites

English Bites

English Bites is an informative and entertaining way to improve your knowledge of the English language.

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English Bites - Darwin's Finches

This story is about a scientist studying the animals of the Galapagos. We'll look at pronouncing 's' on the end of words and discover what pride of place means.

English Bites - Rudd's Apology

This story is about the apology by the Australian government to its Aboriginal population. We'll look at the word apology and the terms used to describe Australia's first people.

English Bites - Bridge Climb

This story is about a tourist venture where you don't just look at the Sydney harbour Bridge - you climb it. We'll look at the word climb and explain what it means to curl your toes up.

English Bites - Mardi Gras

This story is about Sydney's gay and lesbian Mardi Gras parade. We'll look at the prefix anti- and some of the words that describe same sex relationships.

English Bites - Beach Volleyball

This story is about Beach Volleyball played in the middle of a busy city. We'll look at the word 'work' and the expressions 'away you go' and 'having a go'.

English Bites - Cutloose Surf

This story is about a business that makes and sells surfboards. We'll look at the word shape, as well as the expressions 'on the table' and 'nut out'.

English Bites - Lantern La Lumiere

This story is about a project to turn a car park into a work of art. We'll look at the phrasal verbs 'break down' and 'blow up' as well as the expressions 'up the ante' and 'get a kick'.

English Bites - Dinostory

This story is about dinosaurs made from sand. We'll look at the word sculpt, the expression the whole gamut and the phrasal verb pick up.

English Bites - Welcome Students

This story is about international students in Melbourne. We'll give you some useful spelling tips and explain the expression 'laid back'.

English Bites - City Lights

This story is about a graffiti art project in Melbourne called City Lights. We'll look at some words for streets and reveal what clamp down means.

English Bites - Monopoly

This story is about a contest to find out who is best at playing the board game Monopoly. We'll look at the word champion, and what it means to use something up, and the word 'malarky'.

English Bites - Berrima

This story is about a town called Berrima. We'll look at the word historic and the expressions live in, live on and 'up to scratch'.

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