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Intro: self intro & explain purpose… (ensure confidentiality or
feel free to skip)
Nationality/Country of Birth…
Years lived in Australia …
The reason for coming?
Before arrival, feelings about Australia…
After arrival, feelings about Australia… (happy?)
What were the first problems you faced living in Australia?
How do you feel about this country now?
How did you cope with English?
How was the climate different (comparison)
The first time you tried the Aust. food, is how is it better/worse?
Education, what were the difficulties in your first year at school?
How did you settle in with little knowledge about this country?
Did you have any relatives/friends that could direct you to places?
What are the benefits/advantages of living here?
How did the change in environment help your life?
Do you think you will ever go back to visit your country again?
Are you enjoying it, and able to handle this lifestyle?
What are the problems that you still need to overcome?
Conclusion: Thankyou for you time…
For what purpose and why?