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Episode 2: This Football Life
Lester, a student from Hong Kong, stays with a large Australian family whose life revolves around Australian Rules Football. While he gets to know them, he also finds out how to play the game and what is involved in belonging to a local Aussie Rules club.

Lester learns to kick a footy, goes out to training, and gets involved in the game as an umpire and scorekeeper.

Along the way he tries a typical Australian meal, and hangs out with the kids, joining in their activities around the house. And finally, Lester gets his own guernsey!

Episode Credits
Guest: Lester Chin

Host: The Sharp Family

Thanks to:
Goodwood Saints Football Club South Australian Amateur Football League

Narration: Peter Goers
Resident Expert: William McInnes

Producer: Sarah Tooth
Series Producer: James Roberts
Executive Producer: Barry Mitchell

More Information
Australian Rules Football
Aussie Rules Football is played by people all over Australia. Find out more about the game with the following sites:

Australian Rules Football - Wikipedia

Goodwood Saints Football Club

South Australian Amateur Football League

English Language Learning
English Language Learners can download two bonus Learning videos and pdf transcripts for each This Australian Life episode exclusively online.
Ten Words About
Explains ten words about the theme of the episode.
Learn more interesting words and phrases as our 'resident expert' presenter William McInnes, talks about our unique Australian terminology.
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