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"10th English Competition for Catalan Schools"


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Barcelona Girona Lleida Tarragona

1. AIMS OF THE COMPETITION:
The Tenth English Competition for Catalan Schools (THE FONIX 2017), designed to promote the use of English among school students through a fun and educational competition in an informal educational setting, is hereby announced.
Participation is free. The competition is financed exclusively by the organisers. International House,the Fundació Catalana de l'Esplai and the Secretaria General de Polítiques Educatives del Departament d'Ensenyament de la Generalitat de Catalunya (the Department of Education of the Government of Catalonia) and the sponsors (Cambridge University Press, Netlanguages, Cambridge ESOL Examinations and El Corte Ingles). The competition is part of its plan of excellence for the promotion of the use of English in schools.

The organisers and sponsors will form an Organisation Committee to ensure the correct development and organisation of the competition

2. OBJETIVES AND CONTENTS:
The objective of the competition is to select a finalist from each of the first two stages: local, territorial and the winners at the final stage.
The exercises in all the stages of the competition will consist of writing tasks, each based on a different theme (for example: geography, history or music) The written tasks contain a variety of activities on vocabulary, reading and writing. In the final stage of the competition, there will also be an oral section in the test.
The regional stage of the competition will tale place at the same time on the same day in all the examining centres in Barcelona, Tarragona, Lleida and Girona. The regional stage will be supervised by the organisers.

3. PARTICIPANTS:

4. REGISTRATION AND INFORMATION:
                
Enrolment on to the competition will be carried out by the person responsible for the competition at each school. They can enrol candidates at all / any group level that they consider suitable for the competition. The enrolment period for the competition for all schools who wish to participate will be from 10th of November until 15th of January 2017 inclusive.
Information regarding the competition and enrolment procedures can only be accessed and carried out via the official centre enrolment form which is available on this website (www.concurs-angles.info). The Regulations and any supplementary information about the different stages of the competition will be permanently available on this website.
If, for any reason, schools have difficulty registering online, they may send their registration by fax, after notifying the organisers by email. For queries concerning the competition, please send an email to: info@concurs-angles.info

5. STAGES OF THE COMPETITION:
“The Tenth English Competition for Catalan Schools” will comprise of three knockout stages, as described below.

LOCAL STAGE:

REGIONAL STAGE:

FINAL STAGE:

Regulations and other information about the competition can be found in the RULES section.