French Escape Room activity - Find the immortal Count de St Germain

A lesson that your students will not forget quickly! A history-themed escape room activity for beginners in French in which students need to solve language related puzzles to chase down the legendary Count de Saint German, who is said to be immortal. They will use historical documents, cryptograms, code wheels and virtual trips to France to open the locks on the website and get closer to the prize.
Students need to know French colours, numbers, clothes and months. This will keep them focused, even on the last lesson of term.

The resource includes:
Puzzles and “historical” documents
Link to "The mysterious Count de Saint Germain” website.
Teacher instruction and answers

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  • magic-hands-wheel.pptx
  • documents-and-decoys-mixed.docx
  • Opera.mp3
  • suspects.docx
  • decoys-only.docx
  • St-Germain-Teacher-instructions.docx

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Created: Apr 12, 2018

Updated: Apr 18, 2018

Game, puzzle, quiz

pptx, 17 MB



docx, 3 MB



mp3, 456 KB


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