False Friend of the Week – Dec. 12

During 2016 we present one false friend each week.

Billion (DE) = trillion (EN)

billion (EN) = Milliarde (DE)

Example – trillion:

Example – billion:

Mindy Ehrhart Krull
About the author

Originally from the US, Mindy Ehrhart Krull holds a master's degree in journalism and has been teaching English and working as an author, editor and proofreader in Germany since 2008.

At DELS, she leads a team of several English trainers and language professionals.

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