Essay on Cultural Speech Outline: Australia

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Cultural Speech Outline: Australia Purpose: At the end of our speech, the audience will know about Australia Introduction: Grabber: G'day Mates! Preview: Today we are going to talk about Australia’s wildlife, sports, celebrities, cuisine, history, and attractions. Body: I. Australia has a number of different mammals but does not have any large predatory animals. A. Mammals are warm blooded animals that give live birth. B. Their biggest carnivorous animal is called the dingo, or wild dog. 1. They are found all over Australia except for Tasmania. Transition: moving on to Marsupials II. Australia has over 150 species of Marsupials. A. Marsupials are animals that carry their newborns in special pouches in their…show more content…
Australian Celebrities A. Actors and Actresses B. Models C. Singers Transition: Now that you know some of the Australian celebrities, let's talk about the history of Australia I. The beginning A. Aboriginal Australians are believed to have first arrived on the Australian mainland by boat from Maritime Southeast Asia between 40,000 and 60,000 years ago. The artistic, musical and spiritual traditions they established are among the longest surviving such traditions in human history B. The first known landing in Australia by Europeans was by Dutch navigator Willem Janszoon in 1606. Other Dutch navigators explored the western and southern coasts in the 17th century, and dubbed the continent "New Holland." C. In 1770, Lieutenant James Cook charted the East Coast of Australia for Britain and returned with accounts favoring colonization at Botany Bay in, New South Wales. Or what we call today Sidney. II. The British invasion. A. A First Fleet of British ships arrived at Botany Bay in January 1788, to establish a penal colony. In the century that followed, the British established other colonies on the continent, and European explorers ventured into its interior. B. Gold rushes and agricultural industries brought prosperity however During, this time Indigenous Australians were greatly weakened and their numbers diminished by diseases and conflict with the colonists during this period. C. Autonomous Parliamentary democracies
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