Ian McKenzie has spent a major part of his working career in Primary, Secondary, Special and Tertiary sectors of Education. Currently he is semi-retired and working on a part-time basis with International Post-Graduate students helping them come to an understanding of Australian work-place culture and communication.
Everyone has the need to present on occasions. It may be as simple as giving opinions at a staff meeting to giving a pubic speech. Through application of the strategies in this book anyone can learn to become a great presenter.
“Black, dry, irreverent, ironic, self-mocking” are all words that have been used to describe Australian humour. This humour is reflected in the unique slang that is used by Aussies. The author has compiled a comprehensive catalogue of Australian colloquialisms and has included not only explanations of their meanings, but in several cases short stories and examples of them.