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Autor:  Lucas
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Data:  16/ABR/2003 5:23 PM
Assunto:  Re: The native speaker's authority
 
Mensagem:  Miguel, I dont think Pat thinks he's more "authorized".. he just happens to be a native speaker and he can tell us how natural or common a certain expression sounds to him... As far as grammar (prescriptive grammar) is concerned, yes you can argue with a native speaker but that doesn't mean you'll sound more natural. If someone asked me how to say "you are" in Portuguese, I'd say "Você é" or "Você está"... Some teenagers would maybe say "Tu é" or "Tu tá" (which is definitely incorrect), but I doubt someone would say "Tu és" or "Tu estás".. even though it's correct, most Brazilians don't talk this way, and it just sounds old-fashioned to us.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Me neither; either  –  Thiago  16/ABR/2003, 1:27 AM
Re: Me neither; either  –  André Costa  16/ABR/2003, 6:32 AM
Re: Me neither; either  –  patrick  16/ABR/2003, 8:46 AM
Re: Me neither; either  –  André Costa  16/ABR/2003, 1:20 PM
Re: Me neither; either  –  Miguel Vieira  16/ABR/2003, 2:41 PM
Re: Me neither; either  –  pat  16/ABR/2003, 3:56 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Miguel Vieira  16/ABR/2003, 4:49 PM
 Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Lucas  16/ABR/2003, 5:23 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Glauber  16/ABR/2003, 5:59 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Ricardo - EMB -  16/ABR/2003, 6:36 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Miguel Vieira  16/ABR/2003, 9:43 PM
Miguel  –  Raquel  17/ABR/2003, 2:36 AM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Miguel Vieira  16/ABR/2003, 6:56 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Ricardo - EMB -  16/ABR/2003, 9:04 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  pat  17/ABR/2003, 8:27 AM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Miguel Vieira  17/ABR/2003, 11:21 AM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  pat  17/ABR/2003, 1:21 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Miguel Vieira  17/ABR/2003, 8:19 PM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Irto  21/ABR/2003, 2:14 AM
Re: The native speaker's authority  –  Miguel Vieira  22/ABR/2003, 3:17 PM
Re: Me neither; either  –  Marcia  16/ABR/2003, 12:44 PM

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