English with Kirsty – episode 196

Are you using these terms that may confuse someone with English as a native language?

You can listen to episode 196 here:

This episode is based on an article that I wrote for the Fremdsprachen Jobs site about words and phrases that are used by German speakers, and that sound like English, but which don’t mean the same thing, or don’t mean anything in English!

I decided to talk about this here because some of the topics can be applied more broadly in terms of words that might make sense to you and everyone in your office, but not to people from other parts of the world.

Every language has these words and phrases, even more so as English is increasingly used for business. I chose examples from German because I am most familiar with those.

Can you think of any more?

Kirsty sitting with her dog on grass

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