1. Arrange students into groups. Each group needs at least ONE person who has a mobile device.
2. If their phone camera doesn't automatically detect and decode QR codes, ask students to
4. Cut them out and place them around your class / school.
1. Give each group a clipboard and a piece of paper so they can write down the decoded questions and their answers to them.
2. Explain to the students that the codes are hidden around the school. Each team will get ONE point for each question they correctly decode and copy down onto their sheet, and a further TWO points if they can then provide the correct answer and write this down underneath the question.
3. Away they go! The winner is the first team to return with the most correct answers in the time available. This could be within a lesson, or during a lunchbreak, or even over several days!
4. A detailed case study in how to set up a successful QR Scavenger Hunt using this tool can be found here.
|1. What event takes place annually on 26th September?||European Day of Languages||2. Approximately how many languages are spoken around the world?||6,500||3. Who is the patron saint of England and Portugal?||St. George||4. What are Brie, Camembert and Roquefort?||Cheese||5. In the football team Real Madrid, what does Real mean?||Royal||6. Name the capital of Austria and its official language.||Vienna and German||7. Name two of the four official languages of Switzerland.||French, German, Italian or Romansh||8. From which language do we get the word graffiti?||Italian||9. Where might someone greet you with Bore Da ? (Pronounced BOH-ray DAH)||Wales||10. Which country traditionally gives London a Christmas tree for Trafalgar Square?||Norway||11. Which country has a national airline called Iberia ?||Spain||12. Which day of the week is called martes, mardi or martedì in three different European Languages?||Tuesday||13. In Denmark, more than 85% of the citizens can express themselves in another language. What do you think the percentage is in Britain ?||34% - allow 2% each way. According to a survey done by Eurobarometer in 2001.||14. How many European languages are there?||About 200||15. How many people speak English around the world?||480 million||16. Bonus question: What is your favourite word or phrase in a foreign language and why?||Free choice!|
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