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Autor:  Maria Madalena
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  14/MAI/2012 1:57 PM
Assunto:  bathroom/ toilet
Hi  Friends,
This is a discussion about if teaching "May I go to the toilet ?"  is appropriated   or not in some countries . Below is the reply of a native teacher . I'd like your help because I didn't catch the expression "please no swimming",  
BTW, what is your opinion about this ( toilet / bathroom ) question ?

"I wouldn ´t wash my hands in a toilet.  It sounds gross.  Here in Thailand everyone is taught, "may I go to the toilet."  I just say, "please no swimming."    It is just an American and British thing that irked me when I first started teaching English here in Thailand.  No problem, I can live with it.  Just remind who you are teaching that Americans use, restroom/bathroom. 
It is funny that I never heard the word toilet used when I visited the UK so many times before.'

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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 bathroom/ toilet   –  Maria Madalena  14/MAI/2012, 1:57 PM
bathroom/ toilet   –  Dale-USA  14/MAI/2012, 5:58 PM
bathroom/ toilet   –  Dale-USA  15/MAI/2012, 1:00 AM
bathroom/ toilet   –  Dale-USA  15/MAI/2012, 3:36 PM

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