English 2, Period 1
Religion in Australia
Religion and beliefs make up a big part of Australia’s culture.The religious makeup of Australia has changed gradually over the past 50 years. Christianity was the main religion but Australia is increasing in religious diversity. Hinduism had the most significant growth between 2006 and 2016, driven by immigration from South Asia. How likely a person was to identify with a religion in 2016 had a lot to do with their age. Although there is a diversity of religions in Australia their beliefs has made a big part in their culture. (2016 Census: Religion)
Language in Australia
An important factor in Australia is the languages that are spoken in the country. English is spoken by the majority of the population but there are a lot of immigrants in Australia who can not speak English. Australian English and British English is similar. In Australia they have different languages that use English words, but they just have different meanings for those words. They have a lot of other languages other than English, for example Italian, Arabic, Greek, and Cantonese. Language is important in Australia because it helps to build a big part of its culture. (Sawe)
History of how the country was created
The history of Australia is a major part of Its culture and the culture has been around in australia for many many years. European explorer sailed the coast of australia, when it was called New Holland but in 1770 Captain Cook claimed it for Britain. Saying when it became a nation and how many languages there are.n paragrah four it tells you a lil bit about the government and lets you know how things work.
“ What Languages Are Spoken in Australia?” Worldaltas.com, Worldatlas.com, 11 June 2017, ://www.worldatlas.com/.
“2016 Census:Religion.” Australia Bureau of Statistics, 2016 Census:Religion, 27 June 2017, www.abs.gov.au/AUSSTATS/abs@.nsf/mediareleasesbyReleaseDate/7E65A144540551D7CA258148000E2B85.
Australia's History.” Australia, Tourism Australia, 2017, www.australia.com/en/facts-and-planning/history.html.