2016 Queensland Chinese Speaking Competition and 9th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition

Queensland Chinese Speaking Competition and 9th Chinese Bridge Chinese Proficiency Competition

On 28th May 2016, our students competed in the 2016 Queensland Chinese Speaking Competition  and the 9th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for International Secondary School Students jointly organised by the Confucius Institute Queensland (QUT) and Chinese Language Teachers’ Association Queensland. More than 230 grade 5 to 12 students from schools across Queensland, including schools from Cairns, Townsville and Harvey Bay, took part in these competitions. Our students have again represented the Academy well and achieved the following results.

2016 Queensland Chinese Speaking Competition

Non-background Speakers Year 11 and 12 Category

  • 1st Prize – Harrison Cusack (Year 11)
  • Merit Prize – Jason Shin (Year 11)

Background Speakers Year 9 and 10 Category

  • Merit Prize – Kai-Lin Wang (Year 10)

Background Speakers Year 11 and 12 Category

  • Merit Pize – Youmin Chen (Year 11)
  • Merit Prize – Sherena Li

 9th “Chinese Bridge” Chinese Proficiency Competition for International Secondary School Students

  • 2nd Prize – Harrison Cusack
  • Merit Prize – Jason Shin
  • Merit Prize – Jack Stubbs

Our students have sacrificed many lunchtimes to practice their speech, made many revisions to their scripts and spent many hours practicing with the recording. All students who took part in these competitions have worked hard and performed credibly. Their commitment and perseverance are inspiring. We are all very proud of them. Please do congratulate them when you see them for their fine effort and example.

Group 2 Mandarin / Chinese