False Friends – Not Just People

2020-10-18T14:46:18+01:00

One of the most confusing things when you're learning a new language are called false friends. Thankfully, they're not people who only pretend (behave in a certain way, when they actually think the opposite) to be your friend! “False friends” refers to words in two languages that look similar, but have different meanings. These words can be frustrating (annoying) when you're learning a new language, because false friends look so similar. However, we're here to help! Here you'll find some of the most pesky English/German false friends and their meanings. Read on and improve your skills (in both languages)! Become/ bekommen Become and bekommen are [...]