Adelaide
Adelaide is the largest city in South Australia. Notice that place names such as Adelaide, South Australia, the Mount Lofty Ranges and the Southern Ocean have capital letters. For more about using capital letters, follow the link below.
King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia
King William Street, Adelaide, South Australia
more information: capital letters
capital city
A capital city is the place where the government of a state is located.
the driest
The driest is the superlative form of the adjective dry. For more about superlative adjectives follow the link below.
more information: superlative adjectives
nudists
Nudists are people who like to take all their clothes off. The -ist suffix is added to words to describe people who do certain things. The link below will take you to more information about the -ist suffix.
more information: -ist suffix
it's
If you can say it is in place of it's, you spell the word with an apostrophe. Follow the link below to find out more.
more information: its & it's
came
Came is the past tense of the irregular verb come. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
more information: come
met
Here met is the past tense of the irregular verb meet. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
more information: meet
old gum tree
The old gum tree where the state of South Australia was proclaimed.
The old gum tree where the state of South Australia was proclaimed.
brought
Here brought is the past tense of the irregular verb bring. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
more information: bring
jails
You can also spell jail like this - gaol
This is a jail, which you can also spell gaol.
This is a jail, which you can also spell gaol.
Colonel William Light
Colenel William Light
Colenel William Light
immigrants
Strictly speaking immigrants come into a country and emigrants leave a country, but the word migrant can mean both.
Immigrants like these can also be called migrants.
Immigrants like these can also be called migrants.
founded
Found means to establish or set up something that will last for a long time. It's normally used in its past tense form founded. It can refer to cities:
Example: Light's father founded Georgetown in Penang, now a sister city of Adelaide.
Or to industry and culture:
Example: The Germans brought their vine cuttings and founded the great wine culture that exists today, and much Australian wine is made in South Australia.
The word found is also used as the past tense and past participle of the irregular verb find. Follow the link below to our language library to find out more.
more information: find
came
Came is the past tense of the irregular verb come. Follow the link below to find out more and to listen to some examples.
more information: come
turned into
To turn into is a phrasal verb that means to become or to change into something else.
Example: The tadpole turned into a frog.
on top of something
in addition to that
Example: On top of my teaching work I have to coach the school football team.