Friday, June 12, 2015

ESU WRITING COMPETITION 2015



CATEGORY 1- Students 16 to 22 – (THE ESSAY)

For Category 1, participants must send in an original ARGUMENTATIVE ESSAY of the topics 
below of between 700 and 1000 words. 

Themes for essays:
- 1. All water resources should be controlled by the government. Discuss.
- 2. Is global warming man-made?
- 3. Is our election process in Chile fair?  How would you improve it?
- 4. Discuss how the Magna Carta has influenced – or not - the way human rights are viewed today.
- 5. The Media has the capacity to control minds.

CATEGORY 2   Students 7th and 8th Básico - (THE EMAIL)
 
Participants must write an EMAIL of between 250 and 400 words in English addressed to a person
in authority requesting a change.  The email should clearly explain what changes are requested and why. 
It should have a subject and a recipient. It must be polite but persuasive.  You need to convince the 
receiver to grant your request.

PRIZES

1st prize in Category 1:   Air ticket to England, a 2 week stay and 2 week English Course with EF.
Second prize:   PNY Powerpack – rechargeable battery for smartphones and tablets
Third prize:       i Home Bluetooth pocket loudspeaker

1st Prize in Category 2:  I Pad Air.
Second prize:   PNY Powerpack – rechargeable battery for smartphones and tablets
Third prize:       i Home Bluetooth pocket loudspeaker


7th  August: Deadline for reception of essays or competing piece e-mail.

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