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  • Date: 11-04-2016, 09:19
11-04-2016, 09:19

THE NATIONAL ENGLISH ESSAY WRITING COMPETITION 2016

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The English-Speaking Union Ukraine has great pleasure in announcing the National Essay Writing Competition 2016.

The competition is open to 13-20 year olds from Ukraine, divided into 2 categories: Junior 13-16 and Senior 17-20 (age at closing date).

Each competitor should write an original essay in English on the theme: To have another language is to possess a second soul.”

The Deadline for submitting an essay is 30 May 2016.

 Essay requirements:

1.The essay  must be written in English.

2.The maximum word counts are 500-750 words for Junior entries and 750-1250 words for Senior entries.

3.The essay must be typed with double spacing, 14 point Times New Roman.

4.Your last nameshould appear in the upperright corner of each page of youressay.

5.The essay must be inventive and original, clearly and concisely written. 

We want to hear your individual voice in your writing, representing your own research and ideas.

6.If a quotation is used, be sure to identify the source of information.

7.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:http://www.esu-ua.org.ua).

The essay and a filled in form must be sent by email to the address: esu.ukraine@yahoo.com

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

  •        Contents, reasoning and evidence
  •        Development and analysis of  arguments
  •        Use of language
  •        Coherence, logics
  •        Structure

The results of the National Essay Writing Competition 2016 will be announced in September 2016 on the website http://www.esu-ua.org.ua. The winners will be awarded.

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

Contact details of the ESU Ukraine:

Website:http://www.esu-ua.org.ua

Email:esu.ukraine@yahoo.com  Tel.:+380509179515,+380672546400

 

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

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