Prescritivismo e autenticidade textual: noções em revisitação

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The distinction between prescriptive and descriptive approaches focuses on lexical and grammatical unitsandseldomapplies totextual communication. However, regarding the selection of a textinthe context of foreign languageteaching, the notion of textual authenticity needs to take into considerationstandardized –and prescriptible –textualpractices.In this presentation, we discuss in what sense a prescriptive approach can be derived from the constitutive and regulatory principles of textual communication. Cumulatively, we point out a distinction between authentic and natural text according to the criteria (i) compliance with the standard procedures of text building and (ii) having taken place in a real communicative context.A survey of 47 teachers of Portuguese indicates that the judgement about the naturalness of expression in a text is independent of its authenticity.
Original languagePortuguese
Place of PublicationLisboa
Number of pages6
Publication statusPublished - 12 Mar 2021

Publication series

NameCadernos WGT
VolumeVoltar a falar em Gramática & Texto
ISSN (Print)2184-8998
ISSN (Electronic)2184-9005


  • Prescritivismo
  • Práticas textuais
  • Ensino de língua estrangeira
  • Juízo de autenticidade

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