The WUT Campus Competition of the 4th China Daily “Belt and Road” Youth English Speech Contest was held in the recording studio of the School of International Education on May 28th. Lili, the vice dean from the school, presented the event and delivered a speech. Besides, 5 professional judges and over 20 international students and speech lovers attended the event.
Contestants and Judges of the contest
Centering around the theme, contestants expressed thoughts and feelings from their memories. Their speeches were rich in content and varied in form. Some of them spoke with strong emotion, and some were just like telling the story. Their dreams, memories as well as experiences glittered in their lives, fully demonstrating the energy and quality of international students in the new era in China.
The judges made comments after each group’s speech, giving advice on the content, pronunciations, and artistic appeal. The contestants accepted the valuable advices and said they regarded the competition as an important opportunity to make more efforts for further improvement.
Through the fierce competition, there came one first prize winner, two second prize winners and three third prize winners. The first prize went to HAMYTJANOVA LEYLI from Turkmenistan, who expressed her sincere thanks to the School of International Education for organizing the event. She added that she made progress in the linguistic expression and would make further improvement. The second prize went to KANTE NABILA CHOUAIB from Mali and KHAN AYESHA from Pakistan. The third prize went to GONZALEZ PUENTE PUALINA MERCEDES from Mexico, MUSHI WILLBRIGHT EDMUND from Tanzania, and BENITERA TABUTOA from Kiribati.
In the campus competitions, each university can select 5 contestants to the quarter-final to compete with candidates from other universities. And winners are expected to join in the world semi-final and the final held in China. Young people across the world are expected to give their voices on a broader stage.
Rewritten by: Lu Lin
Reviewed by: Wu Xian Chao
Edited by: Li Tiantian
Source: School of International Education
China Daily (Chinese version: https://ent.chinadaily.com.cn/a/202206/02/WS629863b7a3101c3ee7ad89c4.html)