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Organization : SilverZone/ Silver Zone Foundation
Olympiad Name : iFLO 2017 International French Language Olympiad
Applicable For : Students Classes from 6th to 9th
Registration Last Date : 30th September 2016
Olympiad Dates : 15th Dec 2016 & 20th January 2017
** French is the second most widely taught language in the world after English. Apart from English, French is spoken in all the five continents.
Related / Similar Contest : Silver Zone iFLO 2018 Olympiad
** French is also the second language in the world by the number of countries that have adopted it as an official or administrative language. France, fifth commercial power attracts entrepreneurs in various sectors of activities (distribution, automobile, luxury, aeronautics …), researchers and the best foreign students.
** Therefore learning a foreign language and more specifically Frenchenhancesone’s resume, helps to build and develop one’s career in the long run, and also enriches one’s personality, because learning a new language helps open one’s mind to a world of new cultures. The objective of iFLO is therefore, to make French learning an interesting and interactive process in which a learner is actually able to put his/her skills, memory, talent and knowledge to test.
** You can truly appreciate the importance of knowing a foreign language when you begin to Study it. The feeling of accomplishment you get on learning a foreign language, the personal enrichment that the language brings, can be felt only by experience. Languages are a means of expression. They are the links that bridge diverse cultures. Knowing many languages improves one’s cognitive skills and interpretive abilities. Learning a foreign language can indeed be a very rewarding experience.
There are many benefits associated with learning a foreign language at an early age:
** Learning a language of another country helps one understand its culture.
** Having studied a foreign language, one can understand one’s own language better.
** Certain courses & colleges require at least two years of studying a foreign language for admission.
** Many fields such as tourism, communications, advertising, engineering and education have sectors that require the knowledge of foreign language.
** After research & study we have found French to be one of the most important foreign languages and we are hereby pleased to launch this talent exam for the benefit of school students.
About Test Paper:
** The language medium is French only. The examination is being conducted for only for classes from 6th to 9th with the following details.
** There will be 50 questions and the duration will be of 60 Minutes.
** The details of the manner in which the test is to be conducted will be sent with the question papers. The questions will be of objective type in nature with multiple choice answers. There is no negative marking
Prizes – Level 1:
** 1st Olympiad rank holder from classes 6th to 10th will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 10,000/- each along with a Winner’s Trophy.
** 2nd Olympiad rank holder in each class will be awarded with a Tab along with a Winner’s Trophy.
** 3rd Olympiad rank holder in each class will be awarded with a Digicam along with a Winner’s Trophy.
** 4th to 10th Olympiad rank holders in each class will be awarded with wrist watches.
** 11th to 25th Olympiad rank holders in each class will be awarded with exciting Gift.
** 26th to 200th Olympiad rank holders in each class will be awarded with the topper achievement certificate.
** Class Topper 1st, 2nd and 3rd rank holders of every class of each school will be awarded with Gold, Silver and Bronze medals respectively, provided the topper obtains at least 50% marks.
** All the participants will be awarded with the participation Certificate reflecting their Class/State/Olympiad Ranks and Marks.
Dates & Venue:
** The Registration for IFLO’17 has already been started.
** The International French Language Olympiad ’17 will be held in Dec. ’16/Jan. ’17.
** Last date of registration is 30th September 2016.
** The Venue of the Olympiad will be the school itself.
** The Result will be available at silverzone.org in the month of February ’17.
** The Awards and prizes will be sent to the school within 3-4 weeks after the Result is declared on our Website.