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Rhodes University Multilingual Tutoring Competition 2018

Tutoring Competition

 

RHODES UNIVERSITY MULTILINGUAL TUTORING COMPETITION - REFLECTIVE ESSAY COMPETITION

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RHODES UNIVERSITEIT MEERTALIGHEID IN GROEPKLASLEIDING - REFLEKTIEWE OPSTEL KOMPETISIE

The Rhodes University Language Committee is engaged in a project to raise critical awareness on campus about multilingualism in Higher Education in South Africa. As part of this project, the annual multilingual colloquium will take place on the 19th of September 2018 in Eden Grove Red, 18.00.

All are welcome to attend and participate.

 

Also a reflective essay writing competition for tutors is being held campus-wide:

  • Entrants need to write a reflective (creative, personal, but also academic) essay about their experience of using multilingualism in the tutorial context
  • You must use two or more of the official languages of the province (English, isiXhosa, Afrikaans and Sesotho).
  • Your story must not exceed 1000 words.
  • You may email essay as a Word document or record it and submit it as MP3 format, 44100kHz, 16bit for audio, OR MP4 for video.
  • This essay should display linguistic competence in two or more of the province's official languages i.e. should not be predominently in one language with just a few words of a second language included, and should show and interest in multilingualism in the teaching and learning process.
  • Entrants must be full time Rhodes university students or staff members.
  • The closing date for entries is 11 September 2018.
  • Send all entries to s.naidu@ru.ac.za with subject heading clearly marked as Multilingual Tutoring - Reflective Essay Competition. Include your full name and student number.
  • The winner will receive a cash prize of R1500.00, runners-up receive R500.00 each.
  • The winner and runner-ups will be announced at the Multilingual Colloquium on 19 September 2018.
  • The overall winner will share their story at the colloquium by reading it.

 

Last Modified: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 15:23:25 SAST

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