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G’day and welcome to the Aussie English podcast.

I’m Pete Smissen and my objective here is to teach you guys the English spoken down under.

Whether you plan to travel, to work or to live in Australia or you just have an interest in our culture, history and spoken dialect of English.

You have come to the right place.

And whether you aim to speak English like a true blue Aussie or you just want to be able to understand “what the flippin’ hell we’re on about when we’re havin’ a yarn”.

You have come to the right place.

If you listen to this podcast you will learn:
• A ton of Aussie slang and vocabulary,
• Heaps of terms and expressions,
• And a bunch about Australian history and culture.

So kick back, grab a cuppa and enjoy Aussie English!

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G’day and welcome to the Aussie English podcast.

I’m Pete Smissen and my objective here is to teach you guys the English spoken down under.

Whether you plan to travel, to work or to live in Australia or you just have an interest in our culture, history and spoken dialect of English.

You have come to the right place.

And whether you aim to speak English like a true blue Aussie or you just want to be able to understand “what the flippin’ hell we’re on about when we’re havin’ a yarn”.

You have come to the right place.

If you listen to this podcast you will learn:
• A ton of Aussie slang and vocabulary,
• Heaps of terms and expressions,
• And a bunch about Australian history and culture.

So kick back, grab a cuppa and enjoy Aussie English!

    AE 898 - The Goss: The Funding War Between Private and Public Schools in Australia

    AE 898 - The Goss: The Funding War Between Private and Public Schools in Australia

    Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs.

    In this episode, we talk about "funding wars" between private and public schools in Australia. We are talking to the tune of $27B worth of under funding for 4 years in public schools! Where did all that money go?

    Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!

    • 25 min
    AE 897 - How to Improve your English Listening Skills

    AE 897 - How to Improve your English Listening Skills

    Learn Australian English in this special collaboration episode of the Aussie English podcast!

    Hey guys, meet my fellow ESL podcast buddy Charlie Baxter of www.thebritishenglishpodcast.com -- and today, we are going to give you the top tips on how you can improve your English listening skills.

    00:00
    Choose content that is at your level.
    Use a 5-Step Method when consuming content.
    Find content that has multiple speakers.
    Focus on the message, NOT the individual words.
    Use content with different English accents & dialects.
    Connect your English study with your PASSION.
    Speak to BOTH non-native & native language speakers.

    So, do you think we've covered it all? How else do you think language learners can improve their listening skills?

    Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!

    • 13 min
    AE 895 - Aussie Slang: Arse About / Arse Around

    AE 895 - Aussie Slang: Arse About / Arse Around

    Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie Slang series where I teach you how to use Australian slang - like a fair dinkum Australian!

    In this episode, we talk about the Aussie slang term "arse around". Learn what it means and how you can use it in your daily conversations.

    Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!

    • 3 min
    AE 893 - The Goss: Smissen Family Mystery and Why My Ancestors Migrated to Australia

    AE 893 - The Goss: Smissen Family Mystery and Why My Ancestors Migrated to Australia

    Learn Australian English by listening to this episode of The Goss! These are conversations with my old man Ian Smissen for you to learn more about Australian culture, news, and current affairs.

    In this episode, we talk about my ancestors story of migrating to Australia. I truly wonder about a lot of you - do you know your own ancestry? Did your ancestors migrate to a far away country too? Let me know in the comments below!

    Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!

    • 47 min
    AE 892 - 5x Advanced English Expressions You Need To Know!

    AE 892 - 5x Advanced English Expressions You Need To Know!

    Learn Australian English by listening to this weekly episode where I teach you all how to use English expressions like an Australian.

    In today's episode we recap the last 5 English expressions:

    1. Take someone's word for it
    2. Born with a silver spoon
    3. A smart cookie
    4. Packed like sardines
    5. A bad apple

    We will again:

    Breakdown the meaning of the words in these expressions
    Learn how to use them in sentences
    Discover what each expression means
    Listen to examples of the expressions in use
    Go through pronunciation exercises for each expressions

    Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!

    • 7 min
    AE 891 - Aussie English Jokes!

    AE 891 - Aussie English Jokes!

    Learn Australian English in this episode of the Aussie English podcast!

    I got a request from one of my followers who seem to love my pun-ny Dad jokes. So here it is! A collection of my Australian-ish English jokes for you to share. Remember, telling jokes is part of effective communication skills. Feel free to tell these to anyone, and don't forget to laugh!

    Improve your listening skills today - listen, play & pause this episode - and start speaking like a native English speaker!

    • 14 min

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