Description

For the first time, here is the definitive account of how and why we sound the way we do. Presented by raconteur John Clarke, this documentary demonstrates why the Australian accent is one of the hardest in the world to do and chronicles how it has evolved over 200 years into the way we speak today. Australia's cultural DNA can be heard in the accent, but is the broad “Strine” of legend really how most Australians speak? And is it possible that the Australian accent is under threat from external forces? Come on this fascinating journey to discover “The Sounds of Aus”.

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Description

For the first time, here is the definitive account of how and why we sound the way we do. Presented by raconteur John Clarke, this documentary demonstrates why the Australian accent is one of the hardest in the world to do and chronicles how it has evolved over 200 years into the way we speak today. Australia's cultural DNA can be heard in the accent, but is the broad “Strine” of legend really how most Australians speak? And is it possible that the Australian accent is under threat from external forces? Come on this fascinating journey to discover “The Sounds of Aus”.

    • Episode 1

    The Sounds of Aus

    You can't tell an Australian by the way they look, but the minute they open their mouths, the guessing is over. But why do we speak the way we do? Comedian John Clarke attempts to find out.

    • 53 Minutes

    You can't tell an Australian by the way they look, but the minute they open their mouths, the guessing is over. But why do we speak the way we do? Comedian John Clarke attempts to find out.

    • 53 Minutes
© 2007 Film Finance Corporation Australia Limited and Princess Pictures – SOA Pty Limited

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