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17-01-2018, 23:51


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The English-Speaking Union Ukraine has great pleasure in announcing the National  Essay Writing  Competition 2018, that starts on January 20, 2018 and ends on March 30, 2018.


The competition is open to the Ukrainian students aged 16-22.


Each competitor should write in English an original personal opinion essay on the topic:



What are the ways of improving my community/neighbourhood?”


While exploring the topic you should:

  • Explore possible changes in infrastructure, education and culture and how they can  affect you.
  • Give examples connected with your current place of living.

The Deadline for submitting an essay is March 30, 2018.


 Essay requirements:

  • The essay  must be written in English.
  • Your writing should be based on the structure of a personal opinion essay.
  • The word counts are 500-600 words.
  • The essay must be typed with double spacing, 14 point Times New Roman.
  • Your last name should appear in the upper right corner of each page of your essay.
  • The essay must be inventive and original, clearly and concisely written. We want to hear your individual voice, representing your own research and ideas.
  • If a quotation is used, be sure to identify the source of information.
  • Plagiarism will result in disqualification from this and any future English-Speaking Union Competitions.

To apply for competition the student must fill in a registration form (take the form on the Website:


The essay and a filled in form must be sent by email to the address:


The judges will assess the essays according to the following criteria:

  •        Contents, reasoningandevidence
  •        Development and analysis of arguments
  •        Useoflanguage
  •        Coherence, logics
  •        Structure of a personal opinion essay

The results of the National Essay Writing Competition 2018 will be announced in April 2018 on the website


The winners will be awarded.

Please, feel free to contact us in case of any questions.


Contact details of the ESU Ukraine:




Tel.: +380509179515,+380672546400


The ESU Ukraine, Room 706, Faculty of Foreign Languages, Central Ukrainian State Pedagogical University, 1, Shevchenko Street, Kirovograd, 25006, Ukraine.