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Zou ba! Visiting China: holiday plans

Watch two friends planning a holiday. Look at countries to visit such as China, New Zealand, Vietnam, Russia, Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia. Investigate how to ask and answer questions about holiday plans. This learning object is one in a series of five objects.

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Visiting the Three Sisters, 1930

This is black-and-white amateur movie footage showing a group of women visiting the Three Sisters at Katoomba in the Blue Mountains, New South Wales, in 1930. It includes the Three Sisters rock formations and the entrance to the 'Westella' guesthouse as well as close-ups of women's fashions and a professional photographer ...

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Inside Jenolan Caves, 1925

This is a black-and-white silent film clip of two tourists led by a guide through one of the Jenolan Caves in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, west of Sydney. The three people file past the camera, head and shoulders in the foreground, with limestone formations in the background. Stalactites and columns formed by ...

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Motoring in the Blue Mountains, 1930

This is a black-and-white clip from a silent home movie of a car journey in the Blue Mountains of New South Wales, west of Sydney in 1930. The car, with a male driver, mature female and two child passengers, is motoring along gravel roads as well as bitumen main roads. Features such as the Grand Canyon, Govett's Leap and ...

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Evening out in Surfers Paradise, 1956

This black-and-white photograph shows four couples crossing a road with linked arms at night in Surfers Paradise in 1956. Behind them are cars, a Chinese restaurant, and other shops with illuminated signs.

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A street in Surfers Paradise, 1959

This is a black-and-white photograph of a crowded street in Surfers Paradise in 1959. A couple in casual clothes, with the man carrying a toddler on his shoulders, is in the centre of the photograph. Other people, shops, signs and cars can be seen.

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Cannibal Tours, 1987: 'Is it all right to take pictures?'

This clip shows Western tourists taking photographs of people in the Sepik River region of Papua New Guinea. The tourists are filmed from behind as they advance toward their 'subjects' to get a better shot. This is accompanied by their exclamations of delight and the constant click of their camera shutters. The clip includes ...

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Humpback whale carcass, Tangalooma Whaling Station, c1957 - item 1 of 2

This is a colour photograph showing the carcass of a southern humpback whale ('Megaptera novaengliae') on the wooden slipway of the Tangalooma Whaling Station on Moreton Island in Queensland. The whale is intact with its underside uppermost, showing distinctive colourings and markings, including the ventral grooves. Onlookers, ...

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Strangers in Paradise, 1989: 'The white man's here, he's here to stay'

This clip shows the response of US tourists to events during Australia's bicentennial celebrations in 1988 in Sydney. Shots of a television Australia Day spectacular that they are viewing in their hotel room are accompanied by their commentary on Australian culture and history. Visuals show them at breakfast the following ...