Home Forums False friends Guilty / gültig

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • Author
  • #740
    Michael SaundersMichael Saunders

    Last year, one of my higher-level students told a great anecdote about buying a train ticket in England. The climax of the story was that the ticket wasn’t “guilty”. I hadn’t heard that false friend before…

    Which others have you come across?

    Joan WalshJoan Walsh

    A lady joined a new group of mine once. It was a lower level and after listening in for some time she suddenly jumped up saying “I’m totally irritated” and ran out of the room. I hadn’t realized prior to that – irritiert in German means of course confused / puzzled.

Viewing 2 posts - 1 through 2 (of 2 total)
  • You must be logged in to reply to this topic.