Confucius Institute
Confucius institute

Organizer

Confucius institute
Phone
+64 9 923 9955
Email
info@ci.ac.nz
Registration
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Date

21 Aug 2021

Time

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Labels

Free

Registration_The 15th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2021

The 15th New Zealand Chinese Essay Competition 2021
第15届新西兰中文写作大赛 (2021)

(For Non-Native Speakers Only)

Proudly supported by H.E. Wu Xi, Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China, and sponsored by the Bank of New Zealand.

Objectives

  • To promote and encourage the use of Chinese among the learners of Chinese in New Zealand;
  • To promote the knowledge of Chinese language and culture as an important resource in an increasingly multicultural and global environment;
  • To provide an opportunity for students of Chinese language to showcase their learning;
  • To further motivate students to learn the Chinese language by sharing their writings with fellow students and wider communities.

Requirements

  • Style of writing: Any format of ORIGINAL work written in Chinese
  • Topic:                 Any topic of your choice

Categories

  • Category I – Secondary School Junior (Year 7-10): minimum of 200 characters
  • Category II – Secondary School Senior (Year 11-13): minimum of 300 characters
  • Category III – Tertiary Category:                                                 minimum of 500 characters

Eligibility

  • New Zealand citizens or New Zealand permanent residents, and full-time registered students.
  • Mandarin or any Chinese dialect is not the home language spoken by either parent.

Judging Criteria

  • Content (idea, originality, and creativity)
  • Language (vocabulary and grammar)
  • Structure (organization and style)
  • Machine(-assisted) translation is not acceptable and the decision of the judges is final.

Registration

  • School Group Registration through your Chinese teacher;
  • Individual Registrations are also acceptable;
  • Registrations and essay submission online at https://forms.gle/jCQhTUP2hhDseyJJ6.

Timetable

  • All registration and essay submission by Saturday 21st August 2021;
  • Final results and awards announced by Friday 10th September 2021.

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