SHARJAH: Thirty schools from Sharjah will compete for the Lughati Cup competition at Sharjah International Book Fair (SIBF) under way at the Sharjah Expo Centre.
Lughati Cup that was launched by Lughati, Sharjah government’s initiative that supports the ‘smart’ way of learning Arabic across Sharjah Government schools. The competition that began on Wednesday at SIBF will continue till November 10.
Badriya Al Ali, manager at Lughati said: “The Lughati Cup is one of Lughati’s unique initiatives that encourages young children to read and learn Arabic using latest technologies. The contest this year will target third grade students with an aim to promote Arabic as a culture and behaviour in all aspects of their lives.”
The Lughati Cup requires each participating school to pick a team of three students who have strong Arabic skills. The three member teams will be judged by a panel on various factors such as fluency, efficiency, pronunciation, understanding, and proper expression, through a series of questions that will test the teams’ Arabic language skills acquired in first and second grades.
The session will be held every day, from 10am to 1pm at hall no 1 at Sharjah Expo Centre. For more information visit: www.sibf.com