Two episodes examine the issues of privacy and what rights citizens have in their neighbourhood regarding noise. Idioms such as “giving someone a hand” are discussed and the problems that occur when different cultures have varying customs, religious practices and notions of what is considered rude or impolite. The main objectives of this language program is to support non-English speakers in learning and understanding the day to day idioms and customs found in Australia and a degree of familiarity with spoken English is assumed.
Australia. Special Broadcasting Service