Whenever I go visit school children, I like to play a little game and teach them something that they can relate to. And they LOVE it!
See if you can guess these – and try it on your own kids! (answers below….. don’t peek!)
There are many words in the English language which we borrow from other languages…
1. Do you know where we get the word for ‘banana’?
2. Do you know where we get the word for ‘gummy bear’?
3. What do you like to put on hot dogs and french fries? Ketchup? Well, do you know where we get that word?
1. Africa 2. Germany 3. China
Bravo if you answered them all correctly.
Let us know how you did!