Give Me a Home Among the Gum Trees - by Bob Brown. (Please skip the advertisement in the beginning - it's worth the wait)
This video is perfect for people who are trying to learn English! First of all it's a great Australian song, so it's about Australia with lots of Australian lingo. But also it shows you the lyrics (words of a song) to follow as you listen and even some pictures to help you understand, I love it!
If you are trying to learn English online or improve how you speak English, this video is great for all of it. Listen for pronunciation and accent, pause the video and study the words to practice saying them, use a dictionary to look up words you don't know and increase your vocabulary.
Learn English, tips: Here's some vocabulary from the song to get you started: (don't forget to look at the pictures in the video to help you understand some of the words)
on every foreign shore = in every different country
'bout = about
adore = love
right away = immediately
a roast = lamb, chicken or beef cooked in the oven
vegemite = (you must know this one) a popular salty spread to eat on bread
possums = Australian animal that lives in trees and only comes out at night
Safeway and Woolworths = shops, supermarkets
bush retreat = a house in the bush (Australian forest or outback) that's peaceful
mansions = very big, expensive, luxurious houses
the bush = Australian forest or outback
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