Seminar     “How to    overcomelinguistic barriers” 12 June 2012, Rome
RULES OF THE EXAM• No cheating – we are not at school!• Helping is possible, even encouraged!• The test hosts are always c...
HOW MANY LANGUAGES ARE THE OFFICIAL       EUROPEAN UNION’S LANGUAGES?       A. 27       B. 15       C. 23       D. 3 (Engl...
SAY “CHEERS” IN AS MANY LANGUAGES AS YOU       ARE ABLE IN YOUR GROUP?       http://blog.beeriety.com/2010/04/20/how-to-sa...
WHAT DOES THE “2 FINGERS UP” SIGN MEAN?ROUND:           3
1     UK            Cock-a-doodle-doo MATCH THE FOLLOWING:               2     Poland        Kukuryku                     ...
WHAT WAS THE NATIONALITY OF L.L       ZAMENHOF, AT THE TIME WHEN HE INVENTED       THE ESPERANTO LANGUAGE?            A. P...
WHAT IS THE LONGEST WORD IN ANY       LANGUAGE YOU KNOW?                             sMILEs - because                     ...
COME UP WITH THE LONGEST LIST OF       ACRONYMS WHICH ARE USED IN THE YOUTH IN       ACTION CONTEXT       http://bitrimult...
WHICH LANGUAGE IS THIS?ROUND:           8
SHOW THE WORD USING THE GROUP AS A       SCULPTUREROUN                       If you guess    +5 pointsD:           9      ...
WHAT ARE THE NAMES OF THESE COCKTAILS IN       THE DRINKING LANGUAGE AND WHAT ARE THE       ORIGINS OF THE NAMES?        1...
WHAT DID YOU LEARN TODAY?LASTROUND:
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Ultimate language test

  1. 1. Seminar “How to overcomelinguistic barriers” 12 June 2012, Rome
  2. 2. RULES OF THE EXAM• No cheating – we are not at school!• Helping is possible, even encouraged!• The test hosts are always correct• If you disagree with the test hosts, see the rule above• 1 time you can use a “Joker” in order to triple your win… or loss Correct answer: +3 points Incorrect answer: -3 points Honestly don’t know: +1 point
  3. 3. HOW MANY LANGUAGES ARE THE OFFICIAL EUROPEAN UNION’S LANGUAGES? A. 27 B. 15 C. 23 D. 3 (English, French and German)ROUND: 1
  4. 4. SAY “CHEERS” IN AS MANY LANGUAGES AS YOU ARE ABLE IN YOUR GROUP? http://blog.beeriety.com/2010/04/20/how-to-say-cheers-is-40-languages/ROUN Longest list gets +5D: 2 points 2nd longest list gets +3 points
  5. 5. WHAT DOES THE “2 FINGERS UP” SIGN MEAN?ROUND: 3
  6. 6. 1 UK Cock-a-doodle-doo MATCH THE FOLLOWING: 2 Poland Kukuryku 3 Slovakia Kikiriki 4 Iceland Gaggala gò Sweden 5 Romania Cucurigu Lithuania 6 Bulgaria Kukurigon UK 7 Germany Kikeriki 8 Norway Kykeliky Poland 9 Sweden Kuckeliku Estonia Slovakia Slovenia 10 Latvia Kikerigu 11 Togo Pom-pom-pidou Romania Portugal 12 Lithuania Kakarieku Bulgaria France 13 Denmark Kykeliky Germany Greece 14 Netherlands Kukeluku Finland Belgium 15 Slovenia kikirikiiiiii Latvia Iceland 16 Finland Kukko Kiekuu Togo Norway 17 Portugal Cò-cò-ro-cò-cò Netherlands 18 France Cocorico Denmark 19 Estonia Kukarekuu 20 Greece Kikirikoy 21 Belgium KukelukuuROUN For each correct answer+1 pointD: 4
  7. 7. WHAT WAS THE NATIONALITY OF L.L ZAMENHOF, AT THE TIME WHEN HE INVENTED THE ESPERANTO LANGUAGE? A. Polish B. Jewish C. Russian D. GermanROUND: 5
  8. 8. WHAT IS THE LONGEST WORD IN ANY LANGUAGE YOU KNOW? sMILEs - because theres a mile between the first letter and the lastROUN Longest word gets +5 pointsD: 6 2nd longest word gets +3 points
  9. 9. COME UP WITH THE LONGEST LIST OF ACRONYMS WHICH ARE USED IN THE YOUTH IN ACTION CONTEXT http://bitrimulti.net/2009/11/17/texting-in-international-youth-work/ROUN Longest list gets +5D: 7 points 2nd longest list gets +3 points
  10. 10. WHICH LANGUAGE IS THIS?ROUND: 8
  11. 11. SHOW THE WORD USING THE GROUP AS A SCULPTUREROUN If you guess +5 pointsD: 9 If they guess +3 points
  12. 12. WHAT ARE THE NAMES OF THESE COCKTAILS IN THE DRINKING LANGUAGE AND WHAT ARE THE ORIGINS OF THE NAMES? 1. Mojito 2. Cuba 3. Blue Lagoon LibreROUND: 10
  13. 13. WHAT DID YOU LEARN TODAY?LASTROUND:

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