2021 SUSTech English Contests & “FLTRP · ETIC Cup” English Preliminary English Contests

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In May 2021, the Center for Language Education (CLE) held university-wide English public speaking, reading, and writing contests, which are also the preliminary English contests of 2021 “FLTRP · ETIC Cup.”

Reading Contest

On Saturday, May 15th, CLE held the SUSTech English Reading Contest on campus. 43 SUSTech undergraduate and postgraduate students participated in the competition.

The 110 minutes contest was a comprehensive examination on contestants’ reading broadness and skills, including logical thinking and reasoning, reading for understanding, information processing and judgment. SUSTech students demonstrated strong English reading ability in this challenging contest. Among dozens of excellent “readers”, 18 students won the SUSTech English Reading Contest.

The prize winners of the 2021 “FLTRP· ETIC Cup” English Reading Contest will be announced later after CLE confirms with the FLTRP preliminary contest teams.

 

Speaking Contest

On Sunday, May 16th, SUSTech students competed in a lively speaking competition on campus. Organized by CLE, this contest represents the local and preliminary level of the national competition sponsored by FLTRP.

All participants delivered strong performances throughout the morning. 16 students competed to produce 7 winners. The grand prize winner was Liu Siqi, and the first prize winner was Zheng Fujia. These two will be SUSTech’s champions and represent us in the provincial level contest next semester. Second prize winners were Xu Gelei and He Shuang. Our 3rd prize winners were Jia Shiying, Shi Dengheng, and Cao Haokai.

 

Grand Prize Winner: Liu Siqi
First Prize Winner: Zheng Fujia

 

Writing Contest

FLTRP Preliminary Writing Contest was held on Saturday, May 23rd in Teaching Building 1 at SUSTech. The writing contest aims to select excellent writers for the further provincial and national writing contest sponsored by FLTRP.

Writing contest committee chose the genre of argumentative essay as the writing task for the participant students. Students were encouraged to write their authentic ideas creatively and critically. All participants completed the essay within 90 minutes, and their writings were collected by CLE 2021 Reading Contest Committee for further grading. CLE will announce the winners for the next round contest in the early fall semester.

 

In the upcoming fall semester, a series of reading, speaking, and writing training workshops will be provided to prepare the preliminary winners for the provincial contest in November, 2021.