Students compete in English Writing Contest

Students earlier today at Kangnam University's English Writing Contest hosted by the Department of English Literature, 8 Nov 2013. (Photo: Charles Ian Chun)

Students busily write their essays during the 2013 English Writing Contest as Prof. Chung Indon (left) and Prof. Kim Seung-yoon look on.
(Photos: Charles Ian Chun)

Kangnam University’s Department of English Literature hosted the 2013 English Writing Contest this morning in Gyeong-cheon Hall. After opening remarks by Department of English Literature professor Chung Indon and Kangnam University Vice President of Academic Affairs Yoo Yang-geun, over sixty students spent the next hour writing an essay on topics ranging from the changing roles of men and women to the personal qualities needed for success.

Prizes for the best essays will be given as follows:

1st – 300,000 won
2nd – 200,000 won
3rd – 100,000 won (two winners)

The results are to be announced by November 20.

Before the contest begins Kangnam University Vice President of Academic Affairs Yoo Yang-geun speaks on the importance of English in the professional world. (Photo: Charles Ian Chun)

Before the contest begins Kangnam University Vice President of Academic Affairs Yoo Yang-geun speaks on the importance of English in the professional world.

Charles Ian Chun

Editor and web designer, The Kangnam Hakbo (English). Instructor, Department of Liberal Arts.

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