Canberra - Post Report Question and Answers

How much of the local language do you need for daily living? Are local language classes/tutors available and affordable?

The local language is English - so assuming you are speaking English you'll be fine. - Aug 2020


Speak English. - May 2012


If you don't speak English it will be difficult, but they you probably wouldn't be reading this. - May 2011


Australian English is difficult to get sometimes. But it's not much different than speaking to someone from the South if you're from Wyoming. - Dec 2010


English is spoken here. - Nov 2010


It's an english country! It helps to know some of the local slang. Otherwise you could easily take something the wrong way. - Apr 2010


It is an English-speaking country. They pronounce Z (in US "ZEE") here as "ZED". You'll get used to it, like we did. - Oct 2009


Everyone speaks English but it takes a while to figure out what they are saying. But people are very friendly and helpful. - Apr 2009


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