VOCABULARY – FALSE FRIENDS

Sul numero di dicembre ti aspetta un articolo sui ‘false friends‘, quelle parole inglesi che assomigliano ad altre in italiano ma hanno un significato molto diverso. Dopo averlo letto prova a fare questo esercizio.

Complete the sentences choosing one of the two options.
1) Everyone likes her. She’s so ____ [sympathetic/friendly].

2) I love ____ [reading/lecture]!

3) The girl was very ____ [polite/educated] : she thanked him for his help.

4) I couldn’t ____ [attend/assist] the meeting because I wasn’t feeling very well.

5) It was a ____ [casualty/coincidence] that we both came from the same village.

6) The ____ [piles/batteries] of the sensor unit have died: you must replace them.

7) I will ____ [envy/send] you the file by email as soon as possible.

8) You should always eat ____ [healthy/sane] food.

9) Let me ____ [introduce/present] my husband Jim Reed.

10) The ____ [actual/present] economic situation is much worse than it was last year.

11) I sometimes like to ____ [assist/watch] a good movie on TV.

12) At the office we have a ____ [reunion/meeting] every Monday morning.

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