Students from Dong Nai University Technology (DNTU) and international students from P2A organization competed in the English speaking competition “SPEAK UP! 2022” with the theme “Digital Transformation: Advantages and Challenges.” After defeating 25 other teams, six outstanding teams were unveiled and competed in the Speak Up 2022 final round.
The final round was held online through the MS Team system on April 22, 2022, and was aired live (Livestream) on the Dong Nai Technology University Fanpage.
06 teams compete in the final round including:
- Feminism team from DNTU – Vietnam
- Fed team from Sunway University – Malaysia
- Team AUP from Adventist University of the Philippines
- APA team from BINUS University – Indonesia
- Wandering Minds team from Sunway University – Malaysia
- Team The Boys from Sunway University – Malaysia
The Judging Panel for the Finale:
- Ms. Listya Ayu Saraswati – English Department, BINUS University (Indonesia)
- Ms Kenneth Balaga Necesario – Lecturer Faculty of Foreign Languages, Dong Nai Technology University (Vietnam)
- Mr. Artur Smith – Guest Judge, International Law/ Translation
In the final round, the team competes in the debate as a pairing, with each member of this team competing against each member of the other team by “playing 1:1.” The top three teams will go to round two, where they will face in-depth questions from the judges. The teams have met the judges’ expectations with each performance by demonstrating passion and understanding, as well as producing attractive but equally interesting competitions
1:1 table of teams competing in Round 1 – Finale
The teams compete in turn in the 1:1 confrontation round
Following the theme competition, the judges commented, rated, and chose four teams to advance to the second round, including The Boys, FED, AUP, and Wandering Minds – The match between the contestants remained tense. immediately in the section for comments Each team will be asked questions by the jury, and the candidates from the four teams will respond intelligently and quickly, creating a vibrant discussion atmosphere.
The participating teams must make every effort to discuss in groups, think flexibly, have a solid comprehension of the problem, and use as much time as possible to come up with cogent arguments in the time allocated.
The judges listen to the teams’ performance and make comments
In the end, the victory belonged to Team The Boys from Sunway University – Malaysia with the best performance!
Congratulations to the winning team – The Boys from Sunway University – Malaysia
1st Runner-Up: Team AUP from Adventist University of the Philippines
02 Wandering Minds team from Sunway University – Malaysia and FED team from Sunway University – Malaysia tied for 3rd place
Consolation prize: Feminism team from DNTU – Vietnam & APA team from BINUS University – Indonesia
At the end of the program, the teams shared their feelings about the competition and took photos.
Team The Boys shared their feelings after the victory and thanked Dong Nai University of Technology (the contest organizer) and the judges