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3 November – 3 December, 2008

"JUST TRAIN YOUR BRAIN"

The 5th All-Russian Distant Olympic Contest in English
for students of humanities

"American Dream Forever"

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If you are learning English and are interested in the history and culture of the United States of America,
If you are interested to know and be able to do more than what is required by the curriculum,
If you are attracted by the newest multimedia technologies,
If you would like to get an unbiased assessment of your level of knowledge,
If you are tempted by the opportunity to have your photo put on the websites of Lomonosov Moscow State University as a finalist or winner of our contest…

...then you should take part in our Olympic Contest!

Greetings from the Dean of the faculty of foreign languages and regional studies of Moscow State University
Professor Svetlana Ter-Minasova:

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Information and sponsor support is provided by
English Language Office, Public Affairs Section, American Embassy in Moscow

as well as Moscow Office of Cambridge University Press, Macmillan-Russia publishers and the Centre for educational computer technologies Repetitor MultiMedia.

          

ATTENTION – this contest is held with the help of multimedia applications, all the tasks will be presented in audio and video format. You will need to have Adobe Flash Player installed in your computer (Free downoad).

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Terms and conditions of participation: you must be a 1st to final year undergraduate with good command of English and a burning ambition to be famous. THE WINNERS will be awarded honorary commendations of Lomonosov Moscow State University, as well as intellectual prizes and gifts!

This information page will be updated daily, offering our contestants information about the terms and conditions of entrance, the tasks, our judges, sponsors, useful resources etc. Don’t hesitate to visit us regularly!

We wish you the best of luck!

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  *We are inviting ALL students from Russia and the CIS countries to participate regardless of their citizenship or place of residence.

Useful info:

Tips for contestants

OUR JURY

OUR TEAM

Useful links and sources

FIRST ROUND 'test-drive'

FIRST ROUND TASK
(guest entrance only)

SECOND ROUND CONTESTANTS

SECOND ROUND 'test-drive'
(with sample answer)

SECOND ROUND TASK
(guest entrance only)

Second Round Best Answers

FINAL Round Contestants

FINAL Round Task

All Videoclips

OLYMPIAD WINNERS

Awards

Comments

Greeting for our winners!

 

FOR CURIOUS PARTICIPANTS:
LINKS TO PREVIOUS OLYMPIC CONTESTS
"JUST TRAIN YOUR BRAIN":

 

The 1st Olympic Contest 2004

The 2nd Olympic Contest 2005

The 3rd Olympic Contest 2005

The 4th Olympic Contest 2007

       Language Contest "Royal England" 2008

 

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