LINGUISTICS & CULTURE
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It’s getting interesting,
Sorry Breno but I disagree with you. The language not only looses its beauty but also it’s useless. If you use a word in English and miss pronounce what’s the point to say it in English? As N.N. are saying, when I native comes by the communication wont flow.
You say the language is culture. Many people believe in that. What about a family who lives in a jungle with no culture and still communicating themselves through a language? Or yet, some ill person that doesn’t walk, doesn’t see but speaks a language, where
Once I was talking to a friend who had just come from Brazil and she told me, “I was surprised to see Stallone speaking Portuguese…”
I also disagree about the “fear the interference of another country”. We have tons of Chinese (who doesn’t), German, Poland (south), Italians. I don’t thing that’s the case.
In my opinion, the Brazilian language problem goes beyond all that. For example, we are surrounded of Spanish-speak-countries. We should, at least, learn Spanish to be able to communicate ourselves in Spanish. Well, I wont even start the Portuguese they
Thiago brought up a good point about the Brazilian Portuguese be syllable-timed language. The funny thing is the Portuguese from Portugal is not. It’s a stress-timed language. Maybe that’s why Portuguese people speak English way better than Brazilians.
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