103 thousand schoolchildren of grades 5-11 from 3 thousand cities and settlements of 23 countries of the world took part in the knowledge test.
The international OlympiadSkyeng Super Cup Autumn 2017 was organized jointly by the MSPU, the English language school Skyeng and Rostelecom.The Olympics took place from September 28 to November 10 and consisted of three rounds: training, main and super-round.The training and main round consisted of four compulsory blocks: listening, reading, tasks for grammar, tasks for vocabulary.
Super-round included the tasks for speaking. All tasks for the Olympiad were developed in accordance with the requirements of the Federal State Educational Standard. The assignments of the Olympiad in the future will help schoolchildren prepare to pass the Unified State Examination.
Only 16 participants of the online Olympiad were able to score 100 points out of 100 possible, 789 received more than 90 points, a good result — more than 70 points — was achieved only 5 042 pupils. As demonstrated by the Olympiad, the best language skills are demonstrated by the students of 7th grade.
The best average score was scored by students from Yaroslavl, Novokuznetsk, Samara, Sarov and Minsk.
The greatest difficulty was caused by exercises in vocabulary. The average score in this block was only 50.9 out of 100 possible. The average score for grammar of all participants of the Olympiad was 56.7 points.
The best students coped with the tasks of the «Audition» (64.6 points) and «Reading» (66 points).
The most active school was the school №1288 from Moscow. It registered the largest number of participants and showed the highest results for the average score among schools.
MSPU specialists currently conduct an analysis of the Olympiad results and prepare a set of educational and methodological recommendations for the improvement of English teaching level at school.