My Country – Dorothea Mackellar
My Country is an iconic nationalistic poem about Australia written by Dorothea Mackellar in 1908. Dorothea Mackellar was born in Sydney in 1885. Her education was comprised of private home tutoring until she attended University of Sydney. She travelled broadly with...
Starts with 'I love a sunburnt country', which is the exact wording of the second stanza in the original poem by Dorothea Mackellar. This particular stanza (from the original) is the most oem by Oscar Krahnvohl like environmental issues, humanity issues, cultural issues and politicwell-known...
afternoon in the middle of the summer. I was reading a book. Then my mother called me and told that, I and my family are moving from our country. My calm mind sudden changed in temper mind. I was shocked. Was I hearing something wrong? That came to my mind first. Because I could not imagine that she can tell...
catapult the country in the international arena as one of the top sporting nations.
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English Poetry Comparison
Often referred to as ‘the lucky country’, Australia is a stable, democratic society. It is the biggest island on Earth, and home to one of the world’s oldest living cultures. From tropical rainforests in the north, to the deserts of the Red Centre, to the snowfields in the...
Your school is organising a ceremony for your favourite English teacher who is retiring. You have been asked to give a farewell speech. Use notes below about your teacher to write your speech..Everybody has a favourite teacher. You know the one I mean; the teacher who transforms the way you see the world...
a predetermined goal to fulfill my objective.
4. I am a person who is positive about every aspect of life.
5. I can also describe myself as ’’Strength is life but weakness is death !!! ’’
Tell in your own words:
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very glad when I saw this scholarship opportunity and with this letter, I would like to express my gratitude for this program.
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By Khaled Hosseini
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story is absolutely interesting, and will keep the reader absorbed in this story. It is full of exciting adventures, following each after another.
My favourite character in the is Zero. He is a boy with a great character. He is not afraid of suffering. He is brave. He is a boy who doesn’t like to talk but...
vacation, I am independent free to choose my way forward, I have a good job I own a company that every day goes up through the roof in their earnings, I have a family surrounded by good manners, my parents have an excellent health without a care their children (in
Here my brothers) all about professionals...
While education being my primary objective, my study/research would focus directly on learning form leadership, business management concepts and objectivity transform these learning into a beneficial contribution in my personal life as well as to my workplace, since it would be the start...
regularly. The fourth question was selective. I chose my question to be what is their favorite national team.
What is your favourite sport or exercise?
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Describe a toy
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The special thing about this car was that I had to build it myself out of hundreds of pieces of Lego. The pieces...
Why this text is suitable for my group of learners
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reflects the struggles of black people at large to obtain equal status in the eyes of the white majority not just in the South, but all across the country. At the same time, Tibbs also earns the respect and even the friendship of the chief of police. Eventually, the corrupt, old-world establishment is...
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there were no newspapers.
3. The Place of women in Indian Society
4. A Road Accident I Witnessed.
5. Lets Stop Child Labour.
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10. An Hour On A Railway Platform
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values on the lives of there human beings. Of course,
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level have written essays in this language. The basic English essays for the primary level will comprise of writing an essay on my best friend or my favourite book or my favourite animal and other similar topics. However as one moves from the primary level to the middle level and then onto the high school...
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The love of field and coppice
Of green and shaded lanes,
Of ordered woods and gardens
Is running in your veins.
Strong love of grey-blue distance,
Brown streams and soft, dim skies
I know, but cannot share it,
My love is otherwise.
I love a sunburnt country...
to encapsulate an image of Australia in their works. Two of the most famous Australian works - Max Dupain's "Sunbather" and Dorothea Mackellar's "My Country" have achieved this in differing, yet equally effective ways. They have done this through a number of ways such as emphasizing the relationships...
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MY PHILOSPHY OF EDUCATION
EARLY FIELD EXPERIENCE
November 06, 2007.
My Philosophy of Education
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contiguous Indian States. So my country of birth is India. I was shipped to the neighbouring country named Ceylon (during the British period). I do not know the whereabouts of my parents. But I do know, I was adopted by one James Taylor a British planter who pioneered the cultivation of my breed in Sri Lanka....
My father's/mother's job
My best friend
People I like
Problems of young people
What I think about fashion
My strangest dream
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Would you do any voluntary activity?
My home town
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Teluk Cempedak at Kuantan, Pahang with my family. It was a long time that we had planned together to go to picnic. Before this, my parents are busy with their works. Actually, it’s not easy for family and I go to picnic because all of them were so busy including my siblings.
Furthermore, I think go to...
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highlighted extensively throughout the inspirational texts, this creates credibility therefore helps the composers shape ideals. This is shown in the poem My Country composed by Dorothea Mackellar and in the visually stimulating urban poem, William Street written by Kenneth Slessor.
Kenneth Slessor’s poem William...
style and many more.
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a wish in
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(where my dad is from) before leaving for the airport to come back home. I was wearing a long-sleeved top with a cat on it and black pants. I was also sporting a dopey looking front fringe (I had it all through primary school -.-). They weren’t exactly my favourite type of clothing; my favourite top at...
willing to give their last breath on a football field or develop techniques for winning a chess game, there is always an alternative: watching their favourite players or teams on TV.
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the books they read.
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