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Autor:  Maria Valeska
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Data:  14/OUT/2003 11:44 AM
Assunto:  Re: Aula primeira
 
Mensagem:  "The "th" sound is very difficult for us, Portuguese-speaking people, to pronounce. We have a tendency to say an "s" instead. I had a teacher who spent almost half a class making exercises for the "th" sound. He put his tongue in the middle of his teeth and opened his mouth very wide for us to see how it was done, encouraging imitations. It was kind of funny and embarassing at the same time to see so many tongues pointed. I don't know what happens outside Brazil, but we have a child joke that involves the tongue. We use to point our tongues when we want to despise other child. Could this be the source of our difficulty besides the non-existence of this sound in our language? That is, a mixture of mechanical and cultural inibition? Maria Valeska


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Aula primeira  –  pat  14/OUT/2003, 9:07 AM
Re: Aula primeira  –  José Roberto  14/OUT/2003, 9:58 AM
 Re: Aula primeira  –  Maria Valeska  14/OUT/2003, 11:44 AM
Re: Aula primeira  –  michael r  14/OUT/2003, 11:44 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  Miguel Vieira  15/OUT/2003, 10:33 AM
Re: Aula primeira  –  michael r  15/OUT/2003, 7:17 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  pat  15/OUT/2003, 7:52 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  Maria Valeska  20/OUT/2003, 10:29 AM
Re: Aula primeira  –  pat  20/OUT/2003, 2:56 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  José Roberto  20/OUT/2003, 5:01 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  André Oliveira  14/OUT/2003, 12:07 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  Miguel Vieira  14/OUT/2003, 4:53 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  pat  14/OUT/2003, 6:01 PM
Re: Aula primeira  –  Miguel Vieira  14/OUT/2003, 9:59 PM

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