Expressões do português brasileiro com o verbo cair: uma abordagem semântico-pragmática para o ensino de língua adicional

Nanashara Fagundes Behle, Ana Maria T. Ibaños
2016 Brazilian English Language Teaching Journal  
This study aims to present a way to help learners of Portuguese as an additional language to understand the meaning of expressions of Brazilian Portuguese, which need the context of the communicative process to have their meaning inferred. For this we adopted a semantic-pragmatic approach, with inferential bias proposed by the philosopher Paul Grice (1957, 1975) in his theories of conversation and of meaning. In this paper, we assume expressions of the verb cair because it is a frequent verb in
more » ... a frequent verb in Brazilian Portuguese everyday language, in expressions with a literal meaning and in idioms, assumed by Fernando (1996) as part of idiomaticity process. As a methodology we use Corpus Linguistics (Sardinha, 2004; O'keeffe; Carter; McCarthy, 2007) so we have access to authentic oral and written texts, using the corpus developed and maintained by Mark Davies and Michael J. Ferreira.
doi:10.15448/2178-3640.2016.2.25003 fatcat:plyz3ftpqjbexenzi6qdebsgga