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Autor:  pat
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  06/NOV/2003 8:16 PM
Assunto:  Cognates
 
Mensagem:  Oi Pessoal, We are assembling a list of 'cognate' words between English and Português for our ESL class, so that they can see that they already have an extensive vocabulary for use in their English. Of course, pronunciation is quite different, but the words are spelled very similarily and have the same meaning for the most part. I have noticed that very many of the Port. verbs, in the imperative or third person singular, have the same spelling as the english counterpart. Now, I know that some are 'false friends', but most are not. Examples: 'imagine', 'capture', 'complete', 'define, 'decide', 'excite', etc, etc. Do y'all think that these types of verbs are useful cognates for the average ESL student?


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 Cognates  –  pat  06/NOV/2003, 8:16 PM
Re: Cognates  –  André Oliveira  07/NOV/2003, 9:25 AM
Re: Cognates  –  pat  07/NOV/2003, 10:12 AM
Re: Cognates  –  André Oliveira  07/NOV/2003, 11:00 AM
Re: Cognates  –  José Roberto  07/NOV/2003, 1:34 PM
Re: Cognates  –  pat  08/NOV/2003, 11:32 AM
Re: Cognates  –  José Roberto  08/NOV/2003, 12:10 PM
Re: Cognates  –  Maria Valeska  12/NOV/2003, 12:49 PM

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