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Learn English! Language, accent & "Belonging": is multiculturalism the product of linguistic imperialism?   

In week 4’s tutorial we were discussing speaking English in Australia, and the difficulties in navigating the language barrier when talking to those not completely fluent or not familiar with the “Aussie” accent. 563 more words



This is my critique of Ashleigh Johnstone’s Emotional History of the Illawarra story ‘Pissed Off’. 

I really enjoy Adam’s use of swearing in this piece as it’s an obvious portrayal of his anger towards this situation even before the story reveals exactly why it is he’s angry. 163 more words

Medical research fund one less bitter pill to swallow

Take a closer look at the Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute’s headquarters, following news of a $1 billion medical research future fund included in the 2014-15 Budget. 32 more words


The Fortnightly Tales

Sweet Caroline
Good times never seemed so good
I’ve been inclined
To believe they never would

I wish I could say that I miss my family and that there are times I regret coming to Carolina since it means I won’t see them and all my friends for five months, but I can’t lie.

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