Portuguese as a Minority Language: Attitudes of Undergraduate Students Studying Portuguese Literature
Reis, Sónia Maria Nunes, Multicultural Education
Language acquisition cannot be separated from the social arena in which it takes place. (Dörnyei, 2009, p. 227)
Second language acquisition theorists have yet to conceptualize an understanding of undergraduate students' attitudes and experiences when studying the two different versions of Portuguese language most often encountered in experimental literature, European Portuguese (EP) and Brazilian Portuguese (BP). The differences between EP and BP raise some interesting issues that are well worth considering through undergraduate university students' perceptions and attitudes.
Instructors of undergraduate courses in Portuguese literature suggest that in …
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Publication information: Article title: Portuguese as a Minority Language: Attitudes of Undergraduate Students Studying Portuguese Literature. Contributors: Reis, Sónia Maria Nunes - Author. Magazine title: Multicultural Education. Volume: 18. Issue: 2 Publication date: Winter 2011. Page number: 61+. © 2005 Caddo Gap Press. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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