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Autor:  pat
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Data:  14/OUT/2003 6:01 PM
Assunto:  Re: Aula primeira
 
Mensagem:  Thanks, All. Yes, it does seem as if it is quite embarrassing for Brazilians to push the tongue forward and under the front teeth to make that 'th' sound. Even for English-speakers it is silly to do so in an exaggerated manner, but there is no other way to demonstrate. Miguel, this is the first class I've been involved in, so there is no norm. It might interest you to know the instructor is African-American; I'm just there as an assistant and interlocutor. He did tell them that he and I are from different parts of the country and perhaps speak differently, but in truth we both speak SAE. Also most of the students understand very little of his discourse in any case, so they are far from being able to appreciate variation in American dialects. So far as culture goes, they are living here, they don't need anyone to tell them that the US has a different culture from Brazil. It is I who am learning about Brazilian culture - little things like the fact that Brazilian women call each other Brasileira'.


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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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