Beihang students won several prizes in the final of the 2020 Beijing Postgraduate English Speech Contest held at Beijing Jiaotong University on the morning of December 6.
Zhou Yipai from School of Computer Science and Engineering was honored with the first prize, Ma Xinyu from School of Humanities and Social Sciences nabbed the second prize, and Feng Haonan, Wang Shihong, Cheng Yuan and Wang Hanzhou won the third prize. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, the competition was held online via Tencent Meeting this year.
Zhou Yipai, winner of the first prize in the final
Ma Xinyu, winner of the second prize in the final
Graduate School and the School of Foreign Languages of Beihang University have attached great importance to this competition. In preparation for the competition, the “Beihang Postgraduate English Speech Contest and Campus Trials for Beijing Postgraduate English Speech Contest” was held by the Public Foreign Language Graduate Education Department of the School of Foreign Languages, in which 6 participants were selected for the Beijing Semi-final. After that, several experienced teachers including Guo Wei, Sun Hongli, Zhang Yu and Liu Weiwei conducted a one-month online intensive training for these contestants.
The winners of the Campus Trials took photos with the judges
Sponsored by Beijing Association of Higher Education (BAHE), Beijing Postgraduate English Speech Contest is an annual English speech competition for non-English major postgraduates in Beijing. The theme of this year’s competition is “China’s Fight Against Covid-19 Pandemic.” Nearly 100 students from over 30 universities and colleges took part in the Semi-final. After rounds of selection, 18 participants were chosen for the final competition.
Reported by Du Lin
Reviewed by Ma Shuwei
Edited by Jia Aiping
Translated by Wen Peiyu