UBD hosts Korean speech contest

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THE first Korean Speech Contest will be taking place next week at Universiti Brunei Darussalam according to a statement from the Embassy of the Republic of Korea.

The contest which is a collaboration between the embassy and the Language Centre at Universiti Brunei Darussalam (UBD) will be held next month on December 18 and is open to anyone interested in the Korean language.

Those who are interested are to download an application form at http://brn.mofa.go.kr/english/as/brn/main/index.jsp and send their completed application form to brunei@mofa.go.kr no later than December 9.

According to the embassy’s website, the competition will be divided into two categories which are beginners and intermediate and the second category is the open category (advanced). Participants will be evaluated by their enthusiasm for learning Korean, their proficiency in the language and their emphatic ability with the audience. Its prizes include a return flight ticket to Korea and Korean Brand smart phones. For further inquiries, those interested can contact Mr Feroz from the embassy at 2330250 or email him at ferozandy@yahoo.com

The Brunei Times