Saturday, 3 May 2014
German words that sound rude in English.
I teach German.
German has some words which my students (and probably yours) find hilarious.
Dick (fat) and Vater (father) are two obvious examples.
So here's an idea why not encourage them to use these words?
The BBC has a page on its languages website called,
which is a veritable cornucopia of fantastic words your students will love.
It will help with pronunciation if nothing else.