PH participants of HIPPO’s prelim round named

Close to five hundred students registered to participate in the HIPPO 2018 6th International English Language Competition which will be held in three rounds: the preliminary round which is already on Saturday, February 24, 2018, in selected MTG Center nationwide.

The semi-final round is set on March 17, 2018, and the final round will be in Lido Di Jesolo, Venezia, Italy on May 12 to 13, 2018.

The HIPPO 2018 6th International English Language Competition which is open to students from grades 5 to 12 and which uses the CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages), an international standard for describing language ability, promotes English language and challenges students around the globe to compete in English knowledge.

The tests for the preliminary round of the competition will consist of two parts: a test of reading comprehension (multiple choice questions) and test of listening comprehension. After the preliminary round tests have been marked, the top 10% of participating students from each participating country will be invited to the semi-final round.

The participants are reminded of the following things:
1. Be at the contest venue at 1PM for the registration.
2. Bring your school ID for identification, pencil 2B or B (not pen) and an eraser.
3. Dictionary and other electronic translators are not permitted.
4. Mobile phones and other personal electronic gadgets/devices are not allowed

The following are the registered participants and their respective contest venues for this year’s HIPPO 6th International English Language Competition, please click here for the names.