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What does CUP stand 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)
COMSEC Utility Program
Conditional Use Permit
Condom Use Programme (various locations)
Consolidated Utilization Plan



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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).
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.

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