Balaclava- wearing vampires
The vampire ( Serbian) in a balaclava ( Ukrainian) sat in a coach ( Hungarian), using a biro( Hungarian) to tot up his bridge ( Russian) score while the sleazy( Latvian) Cossack (Ukrainian) waved his sabre ( Hungarian) at the cravat (Croatian) – wearing cosmonaut ( Russian); the robot( Czech) shot a horde(Polish) of mammoths (Russian) with a pistol(Czech). They all retired to a bistro (Russian) to talk (Lithuanian) and eat some pastrami (Romanian).
Can you find some words from your own language that have been incorporated into the English Language? If you are a mother tongue speaker you could choose a different country. List the words in the comment section below. We would like to make a collection of these for the classrooms and see how many we can find by the end of the year.