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Mystery objects: matching objects to people [Japanese]

Sort out some mixed-up luggage. Examine objects such as chopsticks, a dictionary and a postcard. Explore biographical information about bus passengers. Choose questions to ask them. Match the items of luggage to their owners. This learning object is a combination of four objects in the same series.

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Balancing the options: tourist resort [ESL]

Help a local council to investigate differences of opinion about a proposed tourist resort. Gather facts and opinions from residents, environmentalists and the property developers. Compare options, then choose the plan that best addresses the issues raised by the different interest groups. Explain the reasons for your ...

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Lost bag: baggage claim [French]

Fly to Paris. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local airline agent. Notice how the airline agent reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Lost bag: baggage claim [German]

Fly to Berlin. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local airline agent. Notice how the airline agent reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Lost bag: baggage claim [Greek]

Fly to Athens. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local airline agent. Notice how the airline agent reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series ...

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Lost bag: baggage claim [Italian]

Fly to Rome. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a local airline agent. Notice how the airline agent reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. This learning object is one in a series of ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [French]

Arrive at a French hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [German]

Arrive at a German hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [Greek]

Arrive at a Greek hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Lost bag: hotel reception [Italian]

Arrive at an Italian hotel. Decide what to do when your luggage goes missing. Watch another traveller talk with a receptionist at the front desk. Notice how the hotel clerk reacts to phrases, tone of voice, gestures and facial expressions. Choose the most culturally appropriate way of asking for help. Use a polite greeting, ...

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Siege of the South, 1931: Main Base, Commonwealth Bay

This black-and-white clip filmed and narrated by Frank Hurley shows the visit in 1929 to the abandoned Main Base Hut at Cape Denison on Commonwealth Bay in Antarctica by an expedition led by Sir Douglas Mawson. Outside the hut Mawson is shown brewing a billy, while his crew force ice off the front door. The interior of ...

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Siege of the South, 1931: In the seaplane

This black-and-white clip shows an aerial reconnaissance flight and a near-fatal accident involving the seaplane taken during the second British, Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE 1929-31). Cameraman Frank Hurley films icebergs and pack ice from the air. He then films an accident from the ...

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The Land That Waited, 1963: Opening up the west

This black-and-white clip from the documentary 'The Land That Waited' shows supposed differences between the British and the colonial-born in how they went about finding a route across the Blue Mountains. Supported by paintings, cartoons and drawings, the narration describes the British playing 'the game of exploring' and ...

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Marn Grook, 1996: The game

This clip shows a compilation of images depicting Indigenous involvement in Australian Rules football over more than a hundred years. It includes black-and-white photographs of players, colour film excerpts from modern games, historical illustrations of early games and a silhouetted re-enactment showing Indigenous men playing ...

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Nameplate for Ludwig Leichhardt, 1848

This is a rectangular brass plate with rounded corners that belonged to Ludwig Leichhardt. The plate is pierced by a circular hole at the centre top, and engraved with 'LUDWIG. LEICHHARDT. 1848'.The plate measures 150 mm in width and 20 mm in height.

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Sir Douglas Mawson's Antarctica proclamation, 1931

This is Sir Douglas Mawson's proclamation of British sovereignty over King George V Land, Antarctica. It is written on rag paper in copperplate script by Alexander L Kennedy, a physicist and surveyor in Mawson's party. It is dated 'the Fifth day of January 1931' and is signed by Mawson.

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Propert caravan, 1956

This is a pale-pink round-bottomed Propert caravan from the 1950s. The caravan is made from plywood on a wooden frame with aluminium trim. It has curtains, a linoleum floor covering in bright geometrical shapes, neat stowaway cupboards, shaded lights, an internal decor of cream, fawn, red and black, and is fitted out with ...

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Exploration of Antarctica: the 'heroic era'

This collection of 18 digital curriculum resources focuses on expeditions to Antarctica in the early years of the 20th century. It is organised into five categories: Nordenskjöld's expedition, 1902; Shackleton's expeditions; Amundsen's expedition, 1911; Mawson's Australasian Antarctic Expedition of 1911-14; and Mawson's ...

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General Motors Holden - Holden's Number One, c1966

This black-and-white clip shows a television advertisement for General Motors-Holden's 1964 range of HD sedans and wagons. The advertisement uses a three-verse jingle with the refrain 'Holden's number one' while showing three scenarios to feature the Holden's attributes and versatility: a suburban family on a boating trip, ...

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Robert O'Hara Burke, c1860

This black-and-white photograph is a portrait of the explorer Robert O'Hara Burke, probably taken in about 1860. Bearded and with his arms folded, Burke is gazing slightly away from the camera.