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Some Aspects of Lexical Mistakes Made by Students at the University of Economics in Business German Lessons


  • Jaroslava Kernerová


The paper deals with an analysis of Czech-German lexical interference. I draw from my own teaching experience and research into this topic. As many mistakes arise in consequence of semantic divergence and convergence, I want to stress the necessity of a comparative approach to teaching a foreign language, whereby we can avoid a number of frequent mistakes.

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  • Jaroslava Kernerová, 2011. "Some Aspects of Lexical Mistakes Made by Students at the University of Economics in Business German Lessons," Acta Oeconomica Pragensia, University of Economics, Prague, vol. 2011(4), pages 81-87.
  • Handle: RePEc:prg:jnlaop:v:2011:y:2011:i:4:id:342:p:81-87

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