Month: May 2014

We are moving!

  From Friday 16th May, DWL’s new office address will be: Dora Wirth (Languages) Limited 26-28 Hammersmith Grove London W6 7BA   Please update your records accordingly.   Our telephone number will remain the same: +44 (0)20 7229 4552.   There may be some disruption on Thursday 15th May while we settle in to our

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False friends in translation

As linguists, and life-long language learners (we enjoy a little alliteration too), the staff at Dora Wirth (Languages) Ltd. are always on the lookout for the dreaded “faux-amis”.   “False friends”, or more correctly “false cognates”, are pairs of words from two different languages which look similar but can have entirely different meanings.   It

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