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Video Competition: Winning videos 2018-19

It is great to see so many creative videos produced by the competition contestants. We are pleased to announce that the following submissions have been voted at the Video Show Event as winners in the Languages Thirst @ Warwick Video Competition of 2018-19.

First Prize

Dispel the myths! Learning Chinese is easy, fun and interesting! By Akmaral Yerdilla (CAL)

Second Prize

The Beauty of Multilingualism By Matthew Clarke-Lc (public), Karim Arnous (Law School), Maria Tanasie (WBS)

Joint Third Prize

The Sinitic Language (汉语) By Nur Liyana, Raja Nor Izzati, Nik Farzana Nasuha (WBS)

!WARNING! danger of a Russian love! By Lara Duardo (CAL)


Following are some comments from video competition contestants and the audience at the Video Show Event.

“Fantastic experience! a very good promotion in language learning. I am so pleased to be here and have seen the different approaches in learning...”

“Great level of enthusiasm communicated to more potential students; really enjoyed it…”

“The participants all clearly had a passion for understanding different cultures that came across well in the videos.”

I feel more motivated and encouraged to continue learning Mandarin and it was great to see how the students at Warwick displayed what they knew about the culture and language.”

“The video competition was a good initiative and brought about some fun group working and development of other skills not normally used such as video editing … I take away from this a positive and creative experience.”

"Making a video to transmit the beauty of the language that you are studying make you realize even more the reasons why you chose it."