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Autor:  Miguel Vieira
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  17/ABR/2003 11:21 AM
Assunto:  Re: The native speaker's authority
 
Mensagem:  I actually had a pretty decent childwood. By way, the students at the Universtiy of Rhode Island come from typical middle to upper middle class families. These are not inner city kids. I don't think I would have been any less successful had I gone to a more prestigious institution. Just put yourself in my position, you were born and raised in a non-english speaking country, then you come to America and in less than 5 years your verbal skills(mainly written)become better than your fellow native-born students as you get better grades than they, and your vocabulary is significantly bigger. Now, wouldn't you say that it would only be natural for one to develop a superiority complex in such case? Furthermore, I do realize that voicing such experience makes one seem haughty. Nonetheless, I don't understand how in any fashion this is exhibiting an inferiority complex. -Miguel Vieira


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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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