Johor girl makes it to English Language Olympiad

26/9/2022 2:12:00 AM

Johor girl makes it to English Language Olympiad

Johor girl makes it to English Language Olympiad

BATU PAHAT: An 11-year-old girl will be heading to Italy to compete in an English Language Olympiad, her fluency honed by years of devouring Harry Potter and Percy Jackson books.

After rounds of exams and months of preparations, Year Five pupil Isabel Lim Yu Tong is one of nine Malaysian finalists who will be in Rome to compete against students from all over the world from Sept 28 to 30.Pix taken from PAS Kawasan Batu Pahat official page BATU PAHAT: A heavy morning downpour in Kampung Seri Bengkal, Parit Ya’ani near here today caused water levels to rise rapidly past the knee level in just less than an hour, resulting in 22 houses being inundated.According to resident Manisah Sariman, 66, it started raining heavily at about 4am.: PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pix) today refuted claims that he will be contesting the Ampang parliamentary seat in the 15th general election (GE15).

“I am not feeling any pressure.I am actually looking forward to making new friends from all over the world,” said Isabel, who has always been interested in learning English since she was little.She and her two children as well as a grandchild were fast asleep.She said she enjoyed immersing herself in fantasy novels such as the Harry Potter and Percy Jackson series."Water rose rapidly to the knee level.“I also watch TV shows.“Water rose rapidly to the knee level.My favourite is The Big Bang Theory.- Bernama.

I like to observe the way the actors speak.“Three hours later, we were told to relocate by security personnel on duty,” she said when met at the Sekolah Agama (SA) Seri Bengkal temporary evacuation centre (PPS) at 8 am today where 69 flood victims from 22 families were taking shelter.Manisah said she only managed to save several items and documents before fleeing.“I am also not shy about speaking to my classmates and teachers in English,” she said.The Olympiad is organised by the Global Hippo Association, a non-profit organisation founded in 2012 with the purpose of promoting the importance of English language knowledge and bringing together children from different countries.She said it was still raining heavily when she and her family were transferred to the PPS but floodwaters began to subside at about 10 am.The annual competition saw the participation of 67,748 students from 45 countries in the preliminary round this year, out of which only 183 qualified for the final round.Floodwater rose to thigh level despite the presence of a huge drain behind the house, he said.Isabel, a pupil of Sekolah Rendah Seri Presbyterian, said she did not expect to make it this far.Floodwater rose to thigh level despite the presence of a huge drain behind the house, he said.

She took part in the same competition last year but was eliminated in the semi-final round.“I am happy to go to Europe for the first time and represent Johor and Malaysia on the international stage,” she said.“Last year the house was flooded twice but today was the worst,” he added.- Bernama Article type: free.Isabel is the only pupil from Johor to head to the Hippo English Language Olympiad this time.“I will do my best in the finals,” she added.Her parents and a teacher will be accompanying her for the trip.

They will leave for Rome today.“Never did we imagine that our daughter from a small town in Batu Pahat will be representing the country on the international stage,” said her mother Kuo Chiew Yen, 40.“Although we know it will be quite competitive, we have faith and confidence in her to do her best and we will be there to support her all the way.” Kuo, a property agent, added: “When Isabel did not make it past the semi-final stage last year, we kept motivating her and encouraged her not to give up.” The Olympiad, she said, would test the finalists on skills such as reading, listening, writing, use of English and speaking (conversation and impromptu).

She also expressed gratitude to Isabel’s school for being supportive and providing extra classes to help prepare her for the competition.Yesterday, Isabel received a token of appreciation from the Batu Pahat education office where its deputy education officer of school management, Mohamad Aizel Mohamad, gave her words of encouragement.Article type: free.

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