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Autor:  AndreaCris
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  29/NOV/2013 6:20 PM
Assunto:  pronunciation

Hello everybody! Could you help me?

English is a stress-timed language so function words can be reduced in weak forms.

Do you know if reductions (words that are not fully pronounced) happen to just American English or is it a feature of English language as a whole. Is English always stress-timed or it depends on the accent?

Is Portuguese language spoken in Portugal syllable-timed like in Brazil?

Thanks in advance.


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 pronunciation  –  AndreaCris  29/NOV/2013, 6:20 PM
pronunciation  –  Ricardo - EMB  29/NOV/2013, 7:50 PM
pronunciation  –  AndreaCris  29/NOV/2013, 9:10 PM
pronunciation  –  pat  29/NOV/2013, 9:16 PM
pronunciation  –  Ricardo - EMB  30/NOV/2013, 11:38 AM

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