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カタカナ vs English Extra 002
Why don`t you compare English and Japanese by looking into Katakana loan words and trace them back to those etymons?
A big hit pop song sung a long time ago, `Yellowish cherries` is to those who have someone to care for what `Katakana` is to ESL learners.
It isn`t usually easy for you to judge them on the spot whether or not those Katakana loan words can be understood as English because we have a wide variety of Katakana loan words brought into Japanese.