Common English Words From Other Languages

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Objective

Students will learn the origins of common English words from other languages.

If you're looking for some activities to practice this vocab, students can:

  1. Perform skits incorporating each phrase (bonus points for unexpected settings)
  2. Write poetry using each phrase
  3. Build an ongoing "translation" dictionary
  4. Create a brief (paragraph-sized) story
  5. Use the phrases in the correct context in class throughout the week

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