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Jun 11, 2008

How well do you fair in English? Do you want to gauge your English skill? If so, come and join the ICAS English on Tuesday, August 12, 2008!

The Mathematics Trainers? Guild, Philippines has expanded its scope of concentration from the mathematics competitions to science competitions through the International Competitions and Assessments for Schools (ICAS) which is annually conducted by University of New South Wales Educational Assessment Australia (EAA). Such endeavor has been warmly welcomed by MTG kids as manifested by their participation for years now.

This time, the MTG and ICAS Philippines will spearhead the assessment of skills in English through a competition which is open to elementary pupils and high school students. In ICAS-English, reading and language skills are assessed in a ranged of texts. Students are required to locate, identify, interpret, infer and synthesize information in and about texts, focusing on the aspects of reading for meaning in literary texts, reading for meaning in factual texts, textual devices, syntax and vocabulary.

A registration fee of US$ 9.00 will be charged to interested pupils/students who are willing to participate in the contest. The payment should be settled through the following dollar account:

Account Name: MTG, Philippines
Bank Name: Bank of the Philippine Islands
Account Number: 2114-0183-44

Please be noted to indicate on the receipt the following information: the name of the participant, present grade/year level, name of school and the name of the competition to be participated in. All participants to ICAS English must mail the original deposit slip to:

Mr. Joseph S. Wee
MTG, Philippines
c/o Zamboanga Chong Hua High School
Gen. Vicente Alvarez Street, Zamboanga City
Tel. no. (062) 9923045

The deadline of registration for the ICAS English is on Thursday July 17, 2008. For further details, please visit the website www.eaa.unsw.edu.au. For more inquiry, please contact Mr. Robert Degolacion at his mobile number 0917-3246302.

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