HIPPO English Language Olympiad
“With languages, you are at home anywhere”
– Edmund de Waal
Hippo English Without Borders Olympiad
Hello! We are Hippo Team Hungary. We truly believe that we are here on this planet to manifest happiness and to explore the world through which we all can grow. We understood that speaking foreign languages gives us freedom to travel, to communicate, to read, to make friends, to work anywhere in the world, to explore and so many other opportunities.
The point of Hippo Olympiad is to show students aged between 6-19 that the ability of knowing or learning a foreign language in our case English can give them wings and bring them many wonderful opportunities. Not to mention they can always combine learning with fun.
Knowing English language allows you to broaden your world starting with the ability to communicate with people from each country to job opportunities, or it can even make your trips more interesting – as you will be able to understand much more about what’s around you.
Simply put, we must recognize that English is an international language, we would say that it is the main language of this planet. Then why not know it? Or know it better? Education and self-development are very important in order to widen your knowledge. It doesn’t just make our lives more fascinating and meaningful; it improves the quality of it as well.
Therefore, we brought the English Without Borders Olympiad to Hungary too. This is an international Olympiad which promotes English language, challenges students around the globe to compete in English language knowledge and improves the cooperation between teachers. The Olympiad encourages the development of a shared sense of identity and integration, serves as a role model for young people living together as one community. The main goal is to create and nourish friendly relations, international understanding, and a spirit of sporting competitiveness between young people interested in English language from all around the world. All these while increasing their confidence, improving their concentration and memory, boosting their problem-solving skills and creativity.
Just think about our slogan – English without borders – what truth does this sentence tell You?
Let your students know that with English language they are at home anywhere. Challenge your students to compete with other students from all around the world.
Encourage your students to speak English as this is a proof of bravery and encourage them to create and nourish friendly relations abroad. Prove your students that speaking English opens doors for them.
Have access to modern and real exam tests regulated by Gate House Awards, which can be downloaded and used in class for preparation.
All teachers will receive Certificate of Appreciation – after each Olympiad round. Give the chance to your candidates to test their English language skills on an international level and become one of the Accredited Venues in Hungary.
Give your child the opportunity to test his/her English language on an international level.
Research show that learning a second language boost problem-solving, critical thinking and listening skills, in addition to improving memory and concentration.
Children proficient in other languages also show signs of enhanced creativity and mental flexibility.
Children who compete will learn how to manage their time, how to manage their to do list and learn how to take optimal decisions.
Would you encourage your child to participate in such a unique event, where he/she can develop him/herself in so many areas? Then don’t hesitate to contact us.
Increase your confidence by testing your English skills on an international scale. Boost your brain power and sharpen your mind by improving your English skills
Give yourself the opportunity to a fun and easy way to practice English Language. English is your language of travel.
You will have the opportunity to get familiar with the tests regulated by Gate House Awards. You will receive a certificate of participation after each round you participate in.
Let’s find the closest venue to your place and have some fun while testing your English Language Skills.
Apply to be a Hungarian Accredited Venue
Help your students grow their wings and gain more confidence in speaking and understanding English in a joyful way, meanwhile rating your School on a worldwide level.
Daria Mica Bobe