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A Portuguese measure of liquid volume approximately equivalent to 1.4 liters. It became obsolete after Lusophone countries adopted the metric system in the 19th century.
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Why Teachers Are Divided About Teaching Canadianisms
However, the systematic (as opposed to incidental or accidental) teaching of Canadianisms and Canadian English linguistic features could well be regarded by some international learners as a muddying of the pure streams of British or US English.
As we discussed which Canadianisms might be suitable for inclusion in the lexical survey, one author, Xu, deepened his understanding of Canadian culture, and the other, McAlpine, began to see her culture with fresh eyes.
We began to realize that the seemingly superficial task of extracting Canadianisms from dictionaries had led us into detailed discussions of Canadian demographics, history, climate, institutions, pastimes, and values.
Appendix A Definitions of the Canadianisms Used in the Lexical Survey 1 anglophone a speaker of English, esp.
To investigate teachers' views on teaching Canadianisms.
Which of the following Canadianisms have you explicitly taught in your EFL classes?
Can you think of Canadianisms you have taught that are not listed above?
Explain the meanings of Canadianisms whenever they appear in reading or listening materials.
Ignore Canadianisms if they do not impede students' understanding of a text.
If there were vocabulary lists or other teaching materials available to you that covered common Canadianisms, would you be likely to make use of them in your classes?

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