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Faux Amis / False Friends / Falsche Freunde are words that look or sound alike in two languages. But they are not what they seem. For example, also in German looks like *also* in English. However, this is a false impression. In reality, also translates as *so / therefore*. Obviously, there are many...
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It is important to learn Subordinating conjunctions for three reasons: They occur very frequently in a text and in conversation. They have implications for the word-order. They influence the structure of an argument. Definition: A subordinating conjunction introduces a dependent (subordinate)...
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Österreicher und Deutsche sprechen doch alle Deutsch, oder etwa nicht? Wenn sich eine Wienerin mit einem Berliner unterhält, kann es trotzdem zu Verständnisschwierigkeiten kommen. Warum? Was kann man tun, um Dialekte besser zu verstehen?
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Writing essays is an important part of all academic study. To get good marks in your essays you need to show the tutor that you understand the subject. This means that you need to understand the question. An essential part of this process is recognising the hidden formulae of essay titles.
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By thinking about your preferred style, you can try and apply this to learning new things. If you're able to use your natural style, you're likely to find learning much easier and quicker.