COMPETITION RESULTS AVAILABLE HERE
GLOBAL INPUT – LCCI IQ Reps for Slovenia and Balkans are organizing 1 st International Competition in English Language.
The competition is open to students 10 – 19 years old from schools in Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria,Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia, Montenegro and Serbia. Students wishing to participate must apply through the closest registered LCCI centre in one of the mentioned countries.
Hippo Competition Regulations
OMR - answer sheet - download
1. Who can compete? All students of primary, secondary and language schools can take part in competition.
2. How do I apply? Each candidate can enter competition by filling out an application form which can be found here "REGISTRATION" and sending it on firstname.lastname@example.org. Furthermore, a number of candidates can be enrolled by their teacher by a form which is also located here "REGISTRATION".
3. How and where can I pay the enrollment fee? First you need to send the form by email to email@example.com , after which you will receive payment instructions. It is possible to make a payment in any post office or bank.
4. Which exams are used in the competition? JESET exams provided by LCCI EDI will be used. Each exam consists of three parts. First part of the exam will be reading exam (multiple choice) with 40 questions (60 questions only for B2 level). Followed by listening (multiple choice listening) with 20 questions (30 questions only for B2 level), and finally written assignment on one of the topics.
5. How many categories are there? There are 5 categories
6. I am the 7 th grade primary school, can I take compete in HIPPO 2 category? No. Older candidates cannon compete in junior categories, however, younger candidates are allowed to compete in senior categories.
7. How do I prepare for the exam? Visit the page " PRACTICE PAPERS " and there you will find required material as well as the online tests.
8. How are the candidates assessed and ranked? There is only one correct answer to each question, and each is marked with a point. There are no negative points. Ranking is calculated over the average number of points in reading and listening. ..
9. Why is the reading test timed? If the total number of points in reading and listening is equal for two or more candidates, the candidate who finished the reading test in shorter time will be higher ranked. In case the time is the same, the written assignment will decide who will be better ranked. If the number of points is still the same, the younger candidate will be higher ranked.
10. How is the test done? Answers for both reading and listening will be marked on a special form, OMR. The written assignment will be written on a separate sheet, which will be given to candidates along with the reading and listening tests.
11. What do I need to bring to the exam? Candidates are only required to bring a pen. No notebooks, pencil cases, books, dictionaries… will be allowed in the classroom.