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Ams student won the championship of the academic competition English Champion 2021

Post by: trangtrang | 26/07/2021 | 457 reads

The nail-biting final round of English Champion 2021 came to a close after more than 3 months of strenuous competition, and along with it, the 3 well-deserved champions of this season have been named. Nguyen Hoang Minh Quan, a student of class 6A at Hanoi - Amsterdam High School for the Gifted, was hailed as one of the three.

The top 22 best contestants nationwide taking place in an online debating session

 

From July 24 to 25, the two-day final round of the English Champion 2021 contest took place successfully with thrilling online debating contests that were partaken by the top 22 best candidates nationwide.

The nail-biting final round of English Champion 2021 came to a close after more than 3 months of strenuous competition. On July 25, the three winners of the English Champion were named: Hoang Tung Duong (Alfred Nobel Primary School - Hanoi), the champion of Group A; Nguyen Hoang Minh Quan (grade 6A, Hanoi - Amsterdam High School for the Gifted), the champion of Group B and Duong Minh Tri (Tran Dai Nghia High School for the Gifted, Ho Chi Minh City), the champion of Group C.

Being the winner of the contest, each candidate received the following prizes: a championship trophy, a gold medal, a winning certificate with 10 million dongs in cash as well as a 100% scholarship (worth 24 million VND) for 1 year at the online Ivy Global School, several scholarships for English learning programs at the IvyPrep Education centre (worth 10 million VND).

The English Champion 2021 competition also honored the runner-ups: Do Viet Ngoc Hai (Hanoi Star School), Phan Minh Hieu (6 Manchester, Hanoi - Amsterdam High School for the Gifted) and Nguyen Canh Duong. (Newton Secondary School - High School)...

During the award ceremony, the Organizing Committee of English Champion 2021 awarded each group 3 prizes for best performance in regard to the field of Science and Maths, along with the best video award for group A, B and C,...


Topic of Debate: Can artificial intelligence replace teachers?...

With the theme "Be A Global Citizens", the English Champion 2021 competition has attracted more than 30,000 candidates. After taking part in 2 qualifying rounds and 3 sections in the final round, 22 best contestants representing each region were selected to participate in the championship round: an online debating contest. 

At the final round, contestants in Group A, Group B, and Group C were divided into opposite argumentative sides: Affirmative and Negative. They took turns arguing about these topics: Should students be assigned homework? (Group A); Are books more educational than movies? (Group B); and Can artificial intelligence replace teachers? (Group C).

This part of the test not only helps candidates demonstrate their fluency in English, social knowledge, and logical skills but also allows them to express their viewpoints and personal opinions towards familiar issues in numerous aspects.

Ms. Nguyen Thi Kim Oanh, Head of the Organizing Committee, said: “The theme of the English Champion 2021 contest is broader, more political, and is a perfect opportunity for candidates to not only develop a broader range of knowledge, but also apply their knowledge of the English language to the discussion of such pressing matters. This is also the education goal of the 21st century, in which students both are given the chance to be equipped with fundamental skills and hone those skills with a view to effectively functioning in the society and becoming well-rounded global citizens…

Ms. Nguyen Thi Ngoc Han, Deputy Head of the English Champion 2021 Jury Board, commented: “The topics presented in the debating contest are all up-to-date and highly relevant. Personally, I am most impressed with the topic: "Can artificial intelligence replace teachers?". This question has been, is, and will capture the attention of many individuals: not only of students, teachers, the education department but also the whole society.”

English Champion is a nationwide academic competition for students from grades 3 to 8 organized by iSMART Education. With every single round, English Champion tries to both seek talented champions of this generation with a comprehensive set of 21st-century skills, as well as offers lots of opportunities for students from all over the country to exchange with others, equip themselves with knowledge, and evaluate their own abilities

Having held 8 successful competitions from 2013 until now, English Champion has set a record with more than 170,000 registered contestants nationwide.

 

Translator: Nguyen Duy Nhat Huy - English 2023