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Published: 02/05/2013
KS3 KS4 | German | Language skills
7 pages

German cognates and false friends

A pair work game involving German - English cognates and false friends. Students select words which they believe have the same meaning in the two languages. Beware of those false friends!        

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Catherine GoslingCatherine Gosling
A fun way to focus students on these. Thank you.
Posted on 2nd July 2019
Liz WilsonLiz Wilson
I like the resource - just on Grid 2 Wand should read Art I think.

Posted on 3rd November 2016
Sheena Newland, Teachit Languages EditorSheena Newland, Teachit Languages Editor
Thanks for pointing this out Annika. The cards in both interactive activities have now been shuffled.
Posted on 6th October 2016
Annika EatonAnnika Eaton
This is a great idea - only problem is that in both interactive activities cognates and false friends are not mixed up. Shame!
Posted on 1st October 2016
Rosalind LloydRosalind Lloyd
Great idea to mix cognates and false friends in the same activity. This will really test pupil knowledge of false friends.
Posted on 5th May 2016

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