This How Many Languages Do You Speak When You Speak English? instructional video also includes:
What do the words pizza, broccoli, and ciao have in common? Why they are all English words that originally came from Italian. Ask your middle schoolers to guess the origins of a list of words by matching the word with the language from which it comes.
- The list includes words from six different languages
- Consider following the exercise with a full-class discussion of the clues participants used to determine their answers
- Notice that the answer key is printed on the bottom of the worksheet