Could you pass the proposed English test for Australian citizenship?

OPINION & ANALYSIS: Tough English language tests will be used to decide Australian citizenship. Does this new policy look and feel like Australia’s old White Australia Policy?

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10 things I wish I knew before moving to the UK

You might know what flip flops are, but do you know what they call undies? LAURENCE DRISCOLL helps us traverse those first few months in the UK when you come from the land down under.

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You’ve probably been mispronouncing these city and country names your whole life

Call yourself a traveller? But you’ve been saying these place names wrong the whole damn time!

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Five tips for understanding ubiquitous body language and how it will help you

Discover five essentials when it comes to body language. Knowing how to master your body can help you at first dates, poker games, exams and much more!

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It’s easy for an Aussie expat to pick up a London accent, innit

But don’t just think the expat affliction of acquiring an English accent is necessarily about contracting posh, clipped tones and a habit of saying yo-gurt, instead of yogurt.

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21 ways an Aussie expat can tell they’re becoming British

Work out if you’ve made the transition from Aussie ocker to English blue blood with this essential expat’s checklist.

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It’s difficult, even embarrassing, only knowing two languages: English and Australian

Sadly, I fall into the category of typical Aussie who speaks no other languages. So my first tour of Europe was certainly an eye (and ear) opener…

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Learn 50 fun Aussie slang words with Margot Robbie [WATCH]

Fair dinkum; who better to explain some ripper Aussie vernacular to the world than the delightful Margot.

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What are the 29 most disgustingly gross-out words in the English language?

There’s one word that is considered the most gross-sounding English word, gross-word poll after gross-word poll. There are 28 others that come pretty close, though.

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10 common words that didn’t exist 20 years ago

New words are created regularly through common usage. These ten words weren’t part of our vocabulary a mere 20 years ago.

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In Britain, there’s a few words an Aussie needs to get right

I’d managed to negotiate the fruit and vegetable aisle – where capsicums are peppers, eggplants are aubergines, mandarins are clementines or satsumas, snow peas are mange tout and zucchini are courgettes – but earned ‘The Look’ at the checkout when I asked for ‘cash out’.

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UK Home Office misspells ‘language’ when announcing new language tests for migrants

You couldn’t make this up, even if you were writing ‘In The Thick Of It’.

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What the bloody hell is Nick Cummins talking about? [VIDEO]

WATCH: What’s a “bee’s wanger”? Only an Aussie could decipher this interview with Australian rugby player, Nick Cummins. The rest of the world is completely baffled.

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19 beaut sayings that are so typically Australian

Yeah, nah. If you aren’t using most of these #AussieSayings in your every day life, you’re doing it wrong.

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500 Australian English words added to Oxford Dictionaries

Australian English has an amazingly rich seam of vocabulary. In its latest update, OxfordDictionaries.com has added more than 500 Australianisms.

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