The 21st Chinese Bridge-Chinese Proficiency Competition for University Students（Melbourne Preliminary）
The 21st Chinese Bridge-Chinese Proficiency Competition for University Students will be held by the Chinese Consulate General in Melbourne on June 24, 2022 with the Australian Tertiary Chinese Teachers Association and the Victoria Business Confucius Institute (VBCI) at Victoria University as the organizers. The event will be conducted as follows:
I. About the Competition
1. Presentation with the topic: "天下一家 one world, one family"
2. Date: Friday of June 24, 2022
3. Time: to be confirmed after the registration deadline.
4. Online competition procedure
The health of all candidates and staff will be the top priority. The competition will be conducted online with COVID safe protocol. The competition will be broadcast live on several platforms, so that the candidates' family, friends and the audience can cheer for the candidates.
Competition platform: Zoom Meeting.
Live stream platforms: Facebook, Wechat, etc.
All the links will be released in June.
Presentation with topic ‘天下一家one world one family’, 2 minutes (not less than 2 minutes, not more than 3 minutes); 2 follow-up questions related to the presentation, 1 minute for each question.
Talent show (performances such as singing Chinese songs, dancing, Chinese folk art, juggling, musical instrument playing, calligraphy, drawing, paper cutting, martial arts performance etc.), 3 minutes (not less than 3 minutes, not more than 5 minutes).
The candidates will present in alphabetical order of the first name for each part of the competition.
First prize *1, Second Prize*1, Third Prize *1
Excellency Prizes( for the remainder of candidates)
Prize for Excellent Tutor*3( for the tutors of the top three winners)
The first and second place winners will be qualified to participate in the international Chinese Bridge Competition in China. The international travel and accommodation of top two winners will be funded by the Center for Language Education and Cooperation (China). Other candidates will also receive prizes.
P.S. The international round competition will be conducted in China in August or September. The China trip will be scheduled subject to COVID-19 restrictions.
7. Judges and rules
Australian Tertiary Chinese Teachers Association will set the rules and conducting the assessment.
The point ratio will conclude two parts:
Language: 70% (including presentation 60% and Q&As 10%);
Talent show: 30%.
1. Eligibilities of candidates
Candidates must be:
--18-30 years old;
--born and raised outside China
--whose native language is not Chinese;
--whose parents' native language is not Chinese;
--students (undergraduates or graduates) from Victorian or Tasmanian universities.
Any university student who meets the criteria above can register for this event.
Every Chinese teacher in Victorian or Tasmanian universities is encouraged to recommend 2-3 candidates to participate in this competition.
Here are two ways to register the event.
--Chinese teachers recommend candidates. Please send registration form to VBCI via email (email@example.com).
--The universities students could register by themselves. Please send registration form to VBCI via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
3. Registration deadline
Date & Time: 24:00, 15/05/2022. (AEST)
III. Contact Us
1. Information updates
Please visit VBCI's Facebook page (vbciAustralia).
2. Registration and general enquiries
Victoria Business Confucius Institute (VBCI) at Victoria University, email: email@example.com
3. Organizing committee
Australian Tertiary Chinese Teachers Association, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Organizing Committee for Chinese Bridge Preliminary in Melbourne
April 13, 2022