The predominant language spoken in Australia is English - with approximately 75% of Australians speaking only English at home. But be warned, the English spoken in Australia is definitely unique and colourful! Not only is the Australian accent distinctive, but the vocabulary will take many newcomers or tourists quite some time to master as well. Australian English is commonly referred to as Australian Slang, Aussie Slang or Australian Strine.
To gain some insight into Australia's unique vocabulary please have a look at our Australian Slang Dictionary. We are sure that you will find it extremely useful and interesting. You may also want to have a look at the instructional video provided below about how to speak Australian slang - it is very funny and informative!
Once you think you've mastered Australian slang, you can test your knowledge with our famous Australian Slang Quiz!