2016 CHINESE BRIDGE PRELIMINARY PROFICIENCY CONTEST
Confucius Institute at San Diego State University is excited to announce the 2016 Chinese Bridge Proficiency Competition Preliminary Contest sponsored by Los Angeles Chinese General Consulate Office, and hosted by Confucius Institute at San Diego State University. The competition will be held on Friday, May 13th, 2016 at Mission Bay High School in San Diego, California.
Student must be a U.S. citizen currently enrolled in 3rd-12th grade and must not be a Chinese native speaker. No Exceptions.
The subjects in the competition include Mandarin language proficiency, knowledge of China and Chinese culture, and Chinese cultural skills. Please see the guidelines below.
*For Grades 3 - 6, each school may register up to 3 students per grade level. Additional registration will be announced upon availability.*
*For Grades 7 - 12, each school may register up to 2 students per grade level. Additional registration will be announced upon availability.*
The deadline to submit your registration online is Friday, April 22, at 4:00 PM (Pacific Daylight Savings Time). Registration process may be closed earlier based on space availability. No registration will be accepted past the due date and time. No exceptions.
Time and Location
Date: May 13, 2016
Time: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: Mission Bay High School Auditorium
Address: 2475 Grand Ave., San Diego, CA 92109
Preliminary Contest Detail
The competition consists of 3 parts:
1 minute and 30 seconds oral speech
Speech content is based on the the students level of Chinese:
Quiz questions are related to the content learned in class and Chinese culture.
2-Minute Talent Show
The content of the show is by student's own choice. Some suggested options are: singing, dancing, poem recital, Kung Fu demo, etc. The content must be related to Chinese language and culture.
Elementary Level (grades 3-6):
Secondary Level (grades 7 - 12):
Group A: (Less than 2 years of Chinese learning experience)
Group B: (2 or more years of Chinese learning experience)
Elementary Level (grades 3-6): 4 questions will be asked
Secondary Level (grades 7-12) Group A: 4 questions will be asked
Secondary Level (grades 7-12) Group B: Written Exam (50 questions), 2 points each for a total of 100 points
Waiver form to be submitted when checking in on day of competition. WAIVER FORM
Please check the following documents for competition details, example questions, and scoring information.
Deadline: April 22, 2016 at 4:00pm or when maximum capacity has been reached. No registration will be accepted beyond the time specified.
If you have any questions, Please contact Confucius Institute at SDSU at (619)594-4791 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org