Tricky translations

Tricky translations


Translating from one language to another is often tricky. Do you know how to translate the following words and phrases without looking them up in a dictionary: ‘Kofferraum’, ‘Arbeitstier’, ‘Wohnmobil’, ‘Pechvogel’, ‘ich verstehe nur Bahnhof’ and ‘er ist ein hohes Tier’?

Test yourself with this lovely little quiz.

How optimistic are you?

Answer the nine questions in this little online quiz to find out how optimistic you are

My result? “Sunshine with Patchy Fog. Everything’s coming up roses – most of the time. Your outlook is optimistic, but you tend to think more positively in the short term rather than in the long run.  You see the good side of the present moment but don’t necessarily incorporate that into your overall attitude.”

Okay, room for improvement!