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The fact that 85% of the Portuguese lexicon contains Spanish cognates and that the linguistic structures of both languages are highly coincident is believed to be an advantage for the Spanish speaker who learns Portuguese. However, these similarities have some negative aspects in the learning of Portuguese, such as, the pitfall of false friends, since about(More)
Portuguese is a less resourced language in what concerns foreign language learning. Aiming to inform a module of a system designed to support scientific written production of Spanish native speakers learning Portuguese, we developed an approach to automatically generate a lexicon of wrong words, reproducing language transfer errors made by such foreign(More)
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