FUNNY FALSE FRIENDS (LOW B2)

TODAY WE’VE BEEN WORKING ON SYMPATHETIC LANGUAGE. AS WE´VE LEARNED THIS WORD IS A COMMON FALSE FRIEND FOR SPANISH SPEAKERS/LEARNERS. WOULD YOU LIKE TO HAVE A LOOK AT SOME OTHER FUNNY FALSE FRIENDS?

CLICK ON THE IMAGE BELOW TO HAVE A LOOK AT THE TOP TEN FUNNIEST ONES ACCORDING TO THE LOCAL (NEWSPAPER):

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WHAT´S THE PROPER WORD TO USE IN EACH CASE?

IF YOU´D LIKE TO HAVE A LOOK AT SOME COMMON FALSE FRIENDS

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Posted on November 2, 2015, in UNCATEGORIZED and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Why does English have to be so complicated?
    These “false friends” are one of the reasons why learning English is so difficult. You are looking at an unknown English word similar as a Spanish word and your first thought is: I know the meaning and you feel really happy, but then you notice that this is only a mistake and you feel a bit stupid.

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  2. “I can’t see anything without my lentils” I love it!
    Don’t worry, Alicia. It’s just a question of time. Finally we’ll learn the correct forms.

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