Judging Criteria



Judging Criteria

•Winning entries will be selected by an independent panel of judges, headed by Mr. Jason Chen, Vice-President and Editor-in-Chief from LiveABC Interactive English Group
School and student names will be removed from all the entries submitted to the judges so that the judging process is fair.

 
•All entries will be judged against the following criteria for each category detailed below:
 
Writing Components
Criteria/ Traits
Score
Content
extent, relevance, subject knowledge
30%
Organization
coherence, fluency, clarity, logical sequencing
20%
Vocabulary
richness, appropriate register, word form mastery
20%
Language use
accuracy (a usage of articles, word order, tenses, prepositions, sentence constructions)
25%
Mechanics
paragraphing, spelling, capitalization, punctuation
5%
 
Meet the Judges

Mr. Jason Chen (Editor-in-Chief)
Experience:


•Vice president/ Editor in Chief of LiveABC Interactive English Group
Editor in Chief of CNN Interactive English magazine
Editor in Chief of biz Interactive English magazine
Editor in Chief of ABC Interactive English magazine
Editor in Chief of How It Works Interactive English magazine
Editor in Chief of Discovery Interactive English magazine
Manager - Localization & Translation Department of PDM Company
Manager - Translation Department of TV Time Company
Lecturer - Language Center of Soochow University
 
Ms. Vivi, L. Wang (Editor-in-Chief)
Experience:


•Executive Editor, CNN Interactive English
Editor-in-Chief, Live Interactive English
Editor-in-Chief, ALL+ Interactive English
Editor-in-Chief, First Book Department
•Editor-in-Chief, Landmark English and Books (American Magazine Center (AMC)
 
 

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