Spanish ‘False Friends’

Just starting to learn Spanish?   Watch out for these common ‘false friends’ or ‘falsos amigos’ Spanish is a great language to learn for English speakers as the two languages share many similarities.  But be careful! Spanish contains many ‘falsos amigos’ which could lead to confused faces and a few awkward situations. To help you along, here are a handful of some of the most common ones. Spanish to English arena = sand carta = letter delito = crime embarazada = pregnant éxito = success once = eleven pan = bread red = net simpático = nice   English to Spanish arena = estadio card = tarjeta delight = deleite… Read More

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