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A Syrian refugee who could hardly a word of English two years ago has just his high school exams in Australia with flying colours. Saad Al-Kaab, 19, has just with the top marks at one of Australia's biggest high schools. His outstanding overall grades him in the top 4 per cent of all graduates in Melbourne. Saad the civil war in Syria to a new life in Australia. He said: "Coming to a place where you don't how to speak, where you don't understand people - it was really hard…because it just unreal." He added: "It really makes me sad to think that I have friends in my school back in Syria who were as good as me, but who didn't the opportunity that I've ."

Saad said that he tried to English from his cousins for his first two months in Australia. Then he to watch a popular political programme on television. It is a live broadcast of Australia's politicians their prime minister about the issues of the day. He how the show helped his English. He said: "They the best, persuasive language in parliament. They speak slowly and you can the words." He said it was very different to Syrian politicians and parliament, where, "all they do is ". Saad is very appreciative of his new beginning. He said: "I just want to thank you so much to Australia for me the opportunity. It's me and given me a new life."

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