Subject : English Contest to Be Held in Incheon

DATE. 2009-10-14 오전 11:25:15 Visit. 2193

The organizing committee for the Inchoen Global Fair and Festival said Tuesday that it will host an English proficiency contest and a mock international meeting for youngsters from Oct. 24-25 at a convention center in Songdo, which is also the venue for the festival.

This is to celebrate the city’s successful hosting of the event and to find young students armed with fluent English speaking ability and global perspective, the committee said in a statement.

Primary and secondary school students around the country can apply for the contest, named Global Leader English Contest 2009, by visiting www.ktet.org. The deadline for applications is Oct. 18.

The mock meeting, named Korea Youth Model International Assembly 2009, will provide students with an opportunity to discuss global issues such as climate change in the very same fashion as real international meetings. The discussion will be in Korean.

The deadline for applications is also Oct. 18. Secondary school students can apply to the event by e-mailing help@koreatimesedu.com or visiting www.ktet.org. For more information, call 1588-0564.

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