Please spell the word ….
28th of April 2018 - A Spell It Right and Scrabble competition was organised by the Intelligentsia Club of Universiti Malaysia Pahang. This competition was held among undergraduate students of this university from 8.30 am to 4.00 pm in block XDK-01 and 02. The objective of this competition is to enhance the spelling ability among students of Universiti Malaysia Pahang and gain their interest towards the language through fun ways.
There were three rounds conducted in Spell-It-Right competition where the first round was a written test. A set of 30 words were read out by the facilitator and each participant was required to spell out the words within 30 seconds in the answer sheet provided. After the written test, the answer sheets were evaluated with only top four participants advanced to the 2nd round. Participants spelled six words each aloud and top three finalists with the highest scoring advanced to the final round.
As for the Scrabble competition, participants scored themselves individually using a score sheet provided. In each team of four participants, only two participants from each team with the highest scoring advanced to the second round. It was down to four finalists in the last round. A prize giving ceremony was held where the advisor for this event, Madam Fathiah Izzati did the honour to give away the cash prizes to the top three winners for each competition. The competition went smoothly and it is hoped there will be more participations from the UMP students in the future.
Written by: Adina Joseph & Fathiah Izzati Mohamad Fadzillah