'You read the Mercury everyday': How Dino learned English one headline at a time

Joel Ehsman
Updated April 21 2024 - 1:00pm, first published April 19 2024 - 12:03pm
Dino Golya learnt to read and speak English from reading the Illawarra Mercury. Picture by Robert Peet
Dino Golya learnt to read and speak English from reading the Illawarra Mercury. Picture by Robert Peet

When Dino Golya arrived in Australia in 1959 he couldn't speak a word of English, until he started to read the Illawarra Mercury.

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Joel Ehsman

Joel Ehsman

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Reporter at the Illawarra Mercury, experiencing life near the beach.

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