Now try this: German/English False Friends

German and English have many false friends. Test yourself. Do you know the correct translations of these German words?


die Billion

der Chef

die Hochschule

die Rente

der See

Check your answers here next week.

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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