The spoken language in Australia is English and approximately 80% of Australians speak English at home. Being a multicultural environment, many Australians speak other languages as well including Chinese, Greek, Lebanese, Turkish and Vietnamese
The English spoken in Australia though is very different from that of other english speaking countries. Australian "slang" has become a part of Australian culture and many expressions exude the typical laid back nature of Australian lifestyle such as "G'day mate" and "she'll be right, mate."
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