Today with the Internet we don’t use dictionaries anymore and the new generation maybe doesn’t even know how real pages smell like or how funny it is searching for words !!!
Have you ever gotten confused using a word which has so many different meanings depending on the context, especially if you didn’t know which meaning was applied to each context? Well, I have… I’m talking about the Homonyms: words which have the same spelling and pronunciation, but have different meanings.
Let’s talk about a Spanish homonym that paid my attention: MONO
According to the Spanish Dictionary RAE (Real Academia Española) mono means: Continue reading “Homonyms…”
I already mentioned that I pay attention to what people say when they speak or write a non-native language, right? So here is an article where I decided to list some of the classical mistakes people make while speaking or writing a foreign language, always among the ones I know!
First of all I wonder: ” Why people make mistakes?”
I would like to share a little story with you:
Lately I´ve been traveling to Munich and Paris, very nice cities.
In Munich, where my story took place, I stayed at my brazilian friends house and one day we went to an alternative circus called Wannda Kulturfestival, that I loved!
The word is the instrument of speech or writing we use to express our thoughts or feelings. It can also be a password, a command or a signal. It is always something that comes out!
In each language there are billions and billions of words but it is impossible to learn them all!
There are words, which, being the same, are used in different contexts having a different meaning and words that are “false friends”.