The Power of Cognates to Connect with Others
Lesson created by Emilia Carrillo using
Video from Spanish4Teachers YouTube Channel
After completing this lesson, you should be able to: 1. Define cognate 2. Understand the use of cognates when learning a foreign language 3. Identify false cognates 4. Realize that to communicate in a foreign language and connect with peope all you need to do is try .
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Here is a great list of practical Spanish-English cognates. Keep it in mind, especially now when you are just beginning to absorb the language: Spanish-English Cognates And here is a list of False Spanish-English cognates to be aware of. Don't let them full you! Memorize them: False Spanish-English Cognates Now, before you go on to complete this lesson's project consider this: "For as long as people of different cultures have been in contact, they have enriched their languages by exchanging words, phrases, and constructions with one another" -Source- .