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Application Procedure of the 1stChinese Language Competition for ASEAN Students

The 1st Chinese Language Competition for ASEAN Students in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region is jointly organized by the ASEAN-China Centre (ACC) and  ASEAN-China  Language  and  Culture  Centre  (ACLCC).  It  is  committed  to deepen the friendship and cooperation among the ASEAN countries by encouraging international  students  to  learn  Chinese  language  and  culture.  The  competition  is co-organized by Beijing Language and Culture University, Tianjin University and Hebei Normal University for ASEAN students to improve their language competence. It is expected to be a significant Chinese Language Competition that benefits more ASEAN students in future.

About the awards

The First Prize (1 winner)

CNY 3000 in reward; certificate; trophy with the “Mandarin Star” title

The Second Prize (2 winners)

CNY 1500 in reward each person with certificates and medals

The Third Prize (3 winners)

CNY 800 in reward each person with certificates and medals

Process of Competition

The 1st Chinese Language Competition for ASEAN Students in Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region includes three stages: the first round, semi-final and final round. The first two rounds will be conducted by Beijing Language and Culture University, Tianjin University and Hebei Normal University separately under the unified rules and standards. The final round will be held at Beijing Language and Culture University. All participants should abide by the rules of their divisions to apply for and attend the competition.

40 participants will be selected from each division (120 participants in total) in the first round to attend the semi-final, after which 15 participants from each division (45 participants in total) will reach the final round. The winners of the first prize (1 winner), second prize (2 winners) and third prize (3 winners) will be awarded certificates and trophies by ambassadors, university presidents and honored guests.

Examination Time for Beijing

The First Round: in September

40 participants into the semi-final round

The Semi-final Round: on Saturday 21 October, 2017

15 participants into the final round

The Final Round: on Saturday 16 December, 2017

The winners of the first prize (1 winner), second prize (2 winners) and third prize (3 winners) will be announced in the final round one by one.

Preliminary Application Requirement in Beijing

Application DeadlineAugust 31, 2017

Application ObjectASEAN Students in BEIJING

(ASEAN  countries  —  Brunei,  Burma,  Cambodia,  Indonesia,  Laos,  Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam)

Entry Requirement The applicant is required to produce a video introduction in Chinese language. Some requirements of the video are listed below:

The TIME of the video is not less than 5 minutes, 8 minutes at the most

To speak Chinese language in this video ONLY

The video content is proposed to HAVE: self-introductionreasons for learning Chinesepersonal career planninglearning and living (for example, some interesting and unforgettable Chinese  learning experiences in school or life), hobby, talent show (for example, performances that can demonstrate the cultural elements of the contestant’s country).

All the recommendations of the video content above are just for reference, but the basic information and Chinese Proficiency of the contestant can be known by the judge comprehensively through the video.

The way to apply:

Download and complete the “Application Form” in attachment.

Prepare an electronic ID photo

Send the Application Form, Electronic ID photo and the Introduction Video

together to aclcc2017@163.com

Submitting the Application Form, Electronic ID photo and the Introduction Video are necessary.

Question & Answer:

If you have any problems about the competition,  please   send email to aclccq_a2017@163.com

Notes

Participants can register at any time, but the application is valid only upon all the materials that required for application are sent to appointed email before the deadline (including the deadline day).

Only ASEAN students in Beijing are allowed to apply for the competition in Beijing division.

The Chinese introduction video is qualified only upon it meet the standards of both time requirement and content requirement.

“The Application Form” should be completed.

Please identify the “application email (aclcc2017@163.com )” and “Q&A email aclccq_a2017@163.com” clearly, all the questions sent to application email will not be answered.

Due to the great amount of applications, participants who did not receive the email or phone call to invite them into the semi-final round before September 30, 2017 can be deemed to be eliminated.