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80 [eighty]

Adjectives 3

Adjectives 3

80 [oitenta]

Adjetivos 3

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She has a dog. El---em um-cã-. Ela tem um cão. E-a t-m u- c-o- --------------- Ela tem um cão. 0
The dog is big. O cão - g-a-d-. O cão é grande. O c-o é g-a-d-. --------------- O cão é grande. 0
She has a big dog. Ela---- u---ã- g---d-. Ela tem um cão grande. E-a t-m u- c-o g-a-d-. ---------------------- Ela tem um cão grande. 0
She has a house. E-a--e--uma-ca--. Ela tem uma casa. E-a t-m u-a c-s-. ----------------- Ela tem uma casa. 0
The house is small. A -----é --qu-n-. A casa é pequena. A c-s- é p-q-e-a- ----------------- A casa é pequena. 0
She has a small house. Ela--e- u-a---s-----ue-a. Ela tem uma casa pequena. E-a t-m u-a c-s- p-q-e-a- ------------------------- Ela tem uma casa pequena. 0
He is staying in a hotel. E-- mor----m-h-t-l. Ele mora num hotel. E-e m-r- n-m h-t-l- ------------------- Ele mora num hotel. 0
The hotel is cheap. O h-t-l é ba---o. O hotel é barato. O h-t-l é b-r-t-. ----------------- O hotel é barato. 0
He is staying in a cheap hotel. E----o-a--u--hot-l --r---. Ele mora num hotel barato. E-e m-r- n-m h-t-l b-r-t-. -------------------------- Ele mora num hotel barato. 0
He has a car. E-- --- -m-ca-ro. Ele tem um carro. E-e t-m u- c-r-o- ----------------- Ele tem um carro. 0
The car is expensive. O----r--------. O carro é caro. O c-r-o é c-r-. --------------- O carro é caro. 0
He has an expensive car. El- tem-um c-rr- ca-o. Ele tem um carro caro. E-e t-m u- c-r-o c-r-. ---------------------- Ele tem um carro caro. 0
He reads a novel. Ele-lê um -om----. Ele lê um romance. E-e l- u- r-m-n-e- ------------------ Ele lê um romance. 0
The novel is boring. O--o-a-ce-- a---r-cido. O romance é aborrecido. O r-m-n-e é a-o-r-c-d-. ----------------------- O romance é aborrecido. 0
He is reading a boring novel. E----ê u--ro----e -b----cido. Ele lê um romance aborrecido. E-e l- u- r-m-n-e a-o-r-c-d-. ----------------------------- Ele lê um romance aborrecido. 0
She is watching a movie. E---v- -m -il--. Ela vê um filme. E-a v- u- f-l-e- ---------------- Ela vê um filme. 0
The movie is exciting. O-f---e é-i--e-e-sante. O filme é interessante. O f-l-e é i-t-r-s-a-t-. ----------------------- O filme é interessante. 0
She is watching an exciting movie. E-- ---um-f-lme in----ssa-t-. Ela vê um filme interessante. E-a v- u- f-l-e i-t-r-s-a-t-. ----------------------------- Ela vê um filme interessante. 0

The language of academics

The language of academics is a language in itself. It is used for specialized discussions. It is also used in academic publications. Earlier, there were uniform academic languages. In the European region, Latin dominated academics for a long time. Today, on the other hand, English is the most significant academic language. Academic languages are a type of vernacular. They contain many specific terms. Their most significant features are standardization and formalization. Some say that academics speak incomprehensibly on purpose. When something is complicated, it seems more intelligent. However, academia often orients itself toward the truth. Therefore, it should use a neutral language. There is no place for rhetorical elements or flowery speech. However, there are many examples of excessively complicated language. And it appears that complicated language fascinates man! Studies prove that we trust complicated language more. Test subjects had to answer a few questions. This involved choosing between several answers. Some answers were formulated simply, others in a very complicated way. Most test subjects chose the more complex answer. But this didn't make any sense! The test subjects were deceived by the language. Even though the content was absurd, they were impressed by the form. Writing in a complicated way is not always an art, however. One can learn how to pack simple content into complex language. To express difficult things easily, on the other hand, is not so simple. So sometimes the simple is really complex…