A host of additional studies have further supported the Common Underlying Proficiency theory (Bialystock, 1991; Collier, 1989, 1992; Garcia, 1994; Genessee, 1987, 1994; Thomas & Collier, 1997).
What does CUP stand for?
CUP stands for Common Underlying Proficiency
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- Central Utility Plant (University of Colorado Denver)
- Centralized Ultrasound Processing
- Centro Unico Prenotazioni (Italian: One Centre Bookings)
- China Unionpay (credit card company)
- China University of Petroleum (Beijing)
- Clarion University of Pennsylvania
- Code Universel des Produits (French: Universal Product Code)
- Columbia University Press
- Commission Université Palais (French: University Building Commission)
- Committee of Union and Progress (Turkey)
- Common Undersea Picture
- Common User Processor
- Common User Products
- Commonality Usage Proposal (NASA)
- Comparable Uncontrolled Price (accounting)
- Compassionate Use Program (pharmaceuticals)
- Component Unit Price (various organizations)
- COMSEC Utility Program
- Conditional Use Permit
- Condom Use Programme (various locations)
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Finally, in the field of second-language acquisition, we consider the role of common underlying proficiency (CUP) and the related variables of critical mass, AOA, and LOR.
According to Cummins (1994), language learners have a Common Underlying Proficiency (CUP) in which "literacy-related aspects of a bilingual's proficiency in L1 and L2 are seen as common or interdependent across languages" (p.