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12:00 AM, March 30, 2012 / LAST MODIFIED: 12:00 AM, March 30, 2012

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Students of 5 more schools learn amid festivity


L-R: Two students take part at an event during the English language fair held at Mohonpur Government High School in Rajshahi district yesterday. Prize winner students of Melandah Government Girls' High School and Umiruddin Pilot High School at the English language fair held at the girls' school pose with their teachers yesterday.Photo: STAR

Students of five schools in Rajshahi and Jamalpur districts took part in the English language fairs held under English in Schools programme, a joint initiative of The Daily Star and mobile operator Robi, yesterday.
Adcom Ltd is the creative and event partner of the fairs.
Over 400 students of Mohanpur Government High School and Keshor Hat High School in Mohanpur upazila under Rajshahi district yesterday took part in the English language fairs held at Mohanpur Government High School auditorium, reports our Rajshahi University correspondent.
Globally renowned movie The Lion King was screened, followed by quizzes on vocabulary, situation-based question answer, extempore speech and role play.
Students of the two schools took part in joyful interactions and watched the events based on the movie.
Thirteen students of Mohanpur Government High School and five students of Keshor Hat High School won different competitions.
Abdur Rashid, headmaster of Mohanpur Government High School, and Md Emdadul Haque, headmaster of Keshor Hat High School, jointly inaugurated the programme at Mohanpur Government High School auditorium and later distributed prizes among the winners.
At the inaugural session, the teachers of the schools thanked The Daily Star and Robi for the programmes to promote English language learning among school students.
Meanwhile, over 200 students of Tanore Pilot High School joined a similar programme held at the school yesterday.
Md Ayub Ali, headmaster of the school, inaugurated the programme at around 11:00am.
Thirteen students won different events including quizzes on vocabulary, situation-based question-answer, extempore speech and role play.
Our Jamalpur Correspondent adds: Hamida Banua, headmistress of Melandah Government Girls' High School, inaugurated English language fair held at the school yesterday.
About 150 students of the girls' school and Melandah Amir Uddin Pilot High School in Melandah upazila under the district took part in the English language fair.
Globally renowned movie The Lion king was screened followed by quizzes on vocabulary, one-word questions, situation-based questions based on the movie, extempore speeches and role play.
Students of the two schools took part in joyful interactions and watched the events based on the movie.
Ten students took part in role play event while several others participated in the quizzes based on the movie.
Participants praised the role of English in Schools programme in helping the rural children to learn English with ease.
Aiming to promote English language learning among school students across the country, The Daily Star in cooperation with Robi undertook English in Schools programme in 2009.
Under the initiative, each of one thousand schools selected from 64 districts of the country receives three complimentary copies of The Daily Star five days a week.
The ongoing English language fairs at different schools are being held in coordination with the education ministry as part of the three-year-long programme.

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