Les Faux Amis
Description of Pedagogical Tool:
"Les Faux Amis" is a term used to describe a French word that is pronounced or spelled similarly to an English word, but has a different meaning. Our video explains "Les Faux Amis" in more detail and gives key examples that help clarify the term. The video also explains why learning about "Les Faux Amis" is so important for students who are learning French as a second language.
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