Berlin, Germany. 07th Feb, 2016. English professional snooker player Ronnie O'Sullivan serves as co-commentator for Eurosport during the 2016 Snooker German Masters final in Berlin, Germany, 07 February 2016. Photo: ROLAND POPP/dpa - NO WIRE SERVICE -/dpa/Alamy Live News - Stock Image
Below is a list of more than 250 words that speakers and writers of English often confuse. They are called false cognates because they sound or are written so similarly that they are often confused. Even if you are an excellent writer, you should read through this list; otherwise, how will you know if you are confusing any words? We will soon have a quiz that will help you check your knowledge of the most common false English cognates.
Hamburg may be Germany’s second largest city, and second on this list. But it’s a first class city in every respect. Situated in a very striking and endlessly photogenic position on the Elbe, Hamburg is effortlessly one of Germany’s most beautiful cities. And according to the Hamburg Guide produced in association with German News for English speakers site The Local, Hamburg has almost 9000 expats who are native English speakers, the greater number of which are UK and US nationals.