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    How to speak like Australian

    How to speak like Australian.
    If someone say G'Day to me, how to answer?
    Should I say G'Day too?

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    Re: How to speak like Australian

    Quote Originally Posted by summerheart32 View Post
    How can I learn to speak like an Australian?
    If someone says G'Day to me, how to should I answer?
    Should I say G'Day too?
    Yes, you can. Alternatively, you can say hi or hello.

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    #3

    Re: How to speak like Australian

    Do you know what a "cuppa" means? I learned it on a TV show with an Australian guest.
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 03-Jun-2017 at 07:40. Reason: Fixed typo

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    #4

    Re: How to speak like Australian

    "Cuppa" isn't exclusive to AusE. It's used all across the UK.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    #5

    Re: How to speak like Australian

    Oh, really. I remember the Aussie guest said "I'm gonna test you on Australia English. Do you know what a cuppa means?" I have seen a few British shows but never heard a cuppa before so I thought it was uniquely Australian.

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    #6

    Re: How to speak like Australian

    'Cuppa' is used even here in the US, although of course usually in reference to coffee instead of tea.

    As you can see, 'Cuppa Joe' is a fairly common coffeehouse name all across the US.
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    Re: How to speak like Australian

    We Americans sometimes use cuppa as an adjective. We hardly ever use it as a noun like our British and Australian cousins.
    I am not a teacher.

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    #8

    Re: How to speak like Australian

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    As you can see, 'Cuppa Joe' is a fairly common coffeehouse name all across the US.
    That's a good one.

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