Caitlin Ahern

English communication in Graz, Austria

The atmosphere is just so… “gemütlich”

Gemütlichkeit. Unterwegs. Mahlzeit! These words have been creeping into my English since moving to Austria. Before, if someone were to ask “How was your lunch with so-and-so?” I could reply, … Continue reading

May 28, 2014 · 1 Comment

False Friends

After more than six years in Austria, I, too, am guilty of using “beamer” when I mean projector, and not a BMW! Though some of these, like “showmaster,” I’ve never … Continue reading

May 13, 2014 · Leave a comment