Do you love writing in your language class?
Want to win prizes for your creative ideas?
Annual Essay Contest
The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures
What can I Win?
In addition to fame, glory, and recognition by peers and professors, a fascinating book will be awarded to one student from the intermediate level of each language of Arabic, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.
In addition to fame, glory, and recognition by peers and professors, a fascinating book will be awarded to one student from the advanced level of each language of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Chinese and Japanese.
Who can sign up?
All students who have a B or more as their Mid-term grade in their language, culture or literature class.
How do I sign up?
The application deadline is Monday, March 10, 2014 at 4:00pm. Application forms can be obtained from the individual professor and the Language Learning Center. They should be filled out and given to Natalie Rock in MH 454.
When and where is it?
Contestants will meet on Wednesday, March 12, 2014 from 5.00-6.00, and Wednesday, March 13, 2014 from 11.00-12.00. The room for both is MH 442.
What will I have to do?
The intermediate level will write an essay of about two pages in the language studied on a subject given at the time. The use of dictionaries will be permitted. (Students in 104)
The advanced level will write an essay of three to five pages in the language studied on a topic to be announced and available in the LLC at an earlier date. The use of dictionaries will be permitted. (Students in 201 or above)
Winners will receive their prizes at the Awards Ceremony in the spring semester.
Essay Contest Winners 2010
Essay Contest Winners 2011
Essay Contest Winners 2013
Application for 2014 Language Essay Contest
Circle one: Intermediate Advanced
Language: German Arabic Italian French Spanish Chinese Japanese
Student’s name: ______________________________________________ Year: _____________
E-mail address: ______________________________________________________________________
Language course in which currently enrolled: __________________________________________
Name of instructor: _____________________________________________________________
Circle your preferred date: March 12, 2014 March 13, 2014
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