The award ceremony of the TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau has taken place with the participation of Ba Ria – Vung Tau Department of Education and Training, members of primary school management boards and primary students. The contest, which used the TOEFL Primary test to assess English language proficiency of primary candidates, was first held in Vietnam by IIG Vietnam, an exclusive authorized representative of ETS in Vietnam, and local DOETs nationwide.
Nguyen Duc Manh and Vu Tan Khang being winners of TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau
The contest offered Vietnamese primary students a healthy and helpful playground, where they can compete and identify their English language proficiency as compared to their peers as well as international standards. The test scores would serve as recommendations for their next steps of learning English. The contest attracted approximately 18.700 excellent students from 690 primary schools nationwide. After passing the TOEFL Primary Level 1 test in the Second Round, nearly 2,000 primary students entered the Final Round with the TOEFL Primary Level 2 test to find out the Champion for the TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014.
After 3 busy months across the country, the TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 has come to an end with the title “Champion” being awarded to 15 primary students from HCM City and 1 primary student from Danang, of whom there are 2 4th graders and 14 5th graders.
Tran Huynh Nhu Hoang, Dinh Le Minh, Nguyen Thi Minh Thy, Pham Le Quynh Nhu, Nguyen Vu Thao Nguyen, Le Nguyen Tung becoming First Runner-ups at the TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau
In Ba Ria – Vung Tau, the TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 received positive supports form Ba Ria – Vung Tau DOET and most primary schools in the province. There were 777 primary students from 43 primary schools participating in the First Round. After 3 rounds of competing, the Organizing Board awarded 73 best students and 10 most excellent primary schools at the contest. There were 2 winners, 6 first runners-up, 7 second runners-up and 58 students gaining consolation prizes in Ba Ria – Vung Tau. The contest really encouraged students in Ba Ria – Vung Tau to study and practice English and inspired their passion for studying English.
Kien Minh Nhut, Pham The Quang, Tran Hung Dung, Nguyen Tuan Minh, Tran Ngoc Xuan Thuy, Tran Quang Tam An, Đinh Le Dung becoming Second Runner-ups at the TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau
The TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014, which was successfully held in Ba Ria – Vung Tau, met not only technical requirements of a English language contest but also benefited all participating primary students and schools. Besides certificates from the Organizing Board, all participants of the Second Round and Final Round would be awarded the TOEFL Primary score reports issued by ETS with global acknowledgement. From the TOEFL Primary score reports, parents and teachers could easily convert into the he Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR) and compare with the Framework of Reference for English Language stipulated by MOET to put their students on right path right from the start. Schools could use the score reports to classify their students and teachers could use them to guide their teaching goals and monitor student progress and more.
Organizing Board awarding active and excellent primary schools at TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 in Ba Ria – Vung Tau
Speaking about the contest, Mr. Doan Hong Nam – IIG Vietnam President said: “The TOEFL Primary Challenge 2014 was held to enhance the quality of teaching and learning English at primary schools. As an exclusive authorized representative of ETS in Vietnam, IIG Vietnam pledge to secure fairness and accuracy of the test to make the TOEFL Challenge 2014 a highly anticipated event by both primary students and society.”