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Autor:  PPAULO
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Data:  16/FEV/2011 2:19 AM
Assunto:  Calouro - Educaç.
 
Mensagem: 

 Oi gave a very thorough explanation, now I will give my twopence worth.

 

 

The more used terms are freshman, or sophomore, depending of how long you are in

the academy (at the university, I mean).

 

 To say "calouro" in educational circles they might use some words, for example:

 freshman, beggining student, begginer, novice, tenderfoot (a little jocose here).  

 

You also can find, here and there, used in a general way:  "fresher" (UK) or  "novice" (novato).

 

 

 

Sources - dictionaries :

-Webster´s Dic. Univ. participation Houaiss/Ismael Cardim

-Collins Prático

 -Webster´s Port.-Eng. Dict. by James Taylor -Revised Edition.

-Larousse Avançado  Ing.-Port.   Port.-Ing.

-PP (that is, I myself).

 

Hope it helps.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Calouro  –  Carla B.  15/FEV/2011, 11:12 PM
Calouro  –  Oi  16/FEV/2011, 1:38 AM
 Calouro - Educaç.  –  PPAULO  16/FEV/2011, 2:19 AM
Calouro - Educaç.  –  eddie  17/FEV/2011, 12:11 AM
Calouro - Educaç.  –  Teacher  17/FEV/2011, 3:48 PM
Calouro - Educaç.  –  PPAULO  17/FEV/2011, 9:26 PM

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