Why is English the language spoken in Australia?

Answer The first Europeans to colonize Australia were convicts from England, as Australia was established as a penal colony. They did not learn the local language, but kept speaking their own version of B... Read More »

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What is the least spoken language in australia?

There is a language called Kayardild, spoken by ten people on Bentinck Island in the Gulf of Carpentaria - this is the second smallest known language group in the world.

Is it true that Danish is the dominant language spoken in Australia?

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Which language was spoken first: Spanish or English?

English was spoken before Spanish, although both have changed greatly since people first used them. English is the older language, dating back to 449 AD. The Castilian dialect, whose origin was Lat... Read More »

What is the most frequently spoken word used in the English language?

The most common words used in the English language, in order of frequency, are "the," "of," "to" and "a," according to World English, from a survey of British, American and Australian use in printe... Read More »