Date: Saturday, December 1st, 2018
Time: 9:30 – 18:00
Sponsors: China Daily, Coca-Cola China
Organizers: 21st Century, Shanghai International Studies Association, Duke Kunshan University
About NESC: The“21st Century Cup” National English Speaking Competition, initiated by the China Daily Group in 1996, seeks to encourage students from primary to high school, to improve their English language skills, to make them more qualified applicants, as they progress into adult life and highly competitive global employment market.
The annual competition has enjoyed great popularity as it has moved from city to city across the Chinese mainland. In 2018, 1,000,000 young people took part, making the“21st Century Cup” National English Speaking Competition one of the largest of its kind in the nation. It also serves as China’s qualifying round for the annual International Public Speaking Competition in London, UK.