English Language Club organizes an Online ‘Extempore Speech Competition’


The English Language Club, University of Asia Pacific organized an online ‘Extempore Speech Competition’ on September 11, 2020, in association with the Directorate of Students’ Welfare (DSW). Air Cdre (Retd.) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury, Treasurer and Director, DSW graced the event as the chief guest.

A total of fifteen students from different departments of the university participated in the competition. Ms. Afroza Aziz Suchana, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Adviser of the club picked up the topics randomly for the participants. Each contestant talked for three minutes. Tasneem Mahmood from the Department of English secured the first position. Mohammed Ashraful Bari from the Department of Law and Human Rights and Shajedur Rahman from the Department of Business Administration secured the second and third positions respectively.

The contestants were judged on the parameters like grammatical accuracy, pronunciation, confidence and overall presentation. Dr. Chowdhury Ishrak Ahmed Siddiky, Associate Professor, Department of Law & Human Rights, Mr. Mohammed Farman Ullah Bhuiyan, Assistant Professor, Department of English and Ms. Arpita Haque, Lecturer, Department of English were present as the adjudicators.

At the end of the event, Air Cdre (Retd) Ishfaq Ilahi Choudhury congratulated the winners and all the participants. Among others, the programme was attended by Ms, Arjumand Ara, Head, Department of English and Mr. Md. Tarek Khan, Assistant Director, DSW. The whole session was moderated by the Adviser of the English Language Club Ms. Afroza Aziz Suchana.