Module project in entertaining English “Challenges 1”

The module project in entertaining English “Challenges 1” is provided for kids from 9 to 12 years of age, who have a very good primary language education or who have graduated successfully the project in the “Center for Young Talents” - “My First English Adventures” and wish to upgrade further their knowledge and to  progress in their English language education.

The priorities of the project are: competitions in English language of the Cambridge Association for Bulgarian schools, that require a serious preparation for everyone, who wishes t check his / her knowledge in English language and to see if he/she can deal with the challenging components of the world popular Cambridge certification exams. The project has an aim to spotlight the different components of the certification exams and thus to prepare the kids between 9 and 12 years for the levels “Flyers” and “A1”. Some participations in competitions and various programs are provided.

TASKS AND AIMS:

  • to build up in kids skills in writing and speaking, necessary in daily communication at basic level
  • to learn to use the language as a means of communication, to perceive and rationalize the new structures in speech
  • to guarantee the build up of communication skills
  • to develop a complexity of a speaking culture through integration of the acquired special knowledge and skills
  • to build up a positive attitude for studying English language, to motivate the kid for enlarging his or her knowledge on other cultures and nations

The project contains four modules, each 10 weeks long, 4 hours per week. The candidates are taking entrance exam and interview. After each module there is an exam with verbal and written section for assessment of the reached level. The best two students after each level are taught for free by the foundation.

The first module: "Start building your vocabulary" aims to train quickly and easily in acquiring of the basic lexis and grammar. The course is presenting the basic vocabulary, necessary for the particular level and the most important grammar rules, completed  by numerous tasks and exercises. The module is completed with a test, that determines the acquired language level.

The second module “Let’s get started” includes carefully selected exercises, with which the students review and consolidate their knowledge in basic lexis and grammar, find and correct their omissions, gradually learn the new material and make a smooth transition from the old to the new knowledge. A large number of exercises for each chapter give a chance to the students to check regularly their progress.

The third module “Storyfun” introduces the basic components of the reputable Cambridge Exams that are provided for their age - Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. The module develops the participants’ skills to work with new lexis. The texts provide various cultural, historical and general knowledge.

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The golden girl of the Bulgarian chess Nurgul Salimova won the "Chance for talent 2019" award

On the eve of the most Bulgarian holiday May 24, "The Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation honored Bulgaria's most talented. The award ceremony took place at Grand Hotel and SPA "Primoretz" in Burgas on May 19,.2019 from 17:00.

Bulgaria's biggest young talent in chess - Nurgyl Salimova, 9th grade, Vasil Levski secondary school, Opaka became the winner of the Grand Prize "Chance for the Talent 2019", the Foundation fully accepts the cost of the Bulgarian hope for the participation in the European Women's Chess Championship to be held in Monte Carlo in November 2019.

Individual prizes were awarded to young talents from the whole country, who won prizes at national and international competitions, contests and Olympiads in the field of Mathematics, Music and Literature - Konstantin Radostin Bashikov, 4th grade from "Prof. Pancho Vladigerov" Music School, Burgas for special achievements in the field of music, Yassen Plamenov Penchev, 7th grade, Acad. Ivan Gyuzelev School of Mathematics, Gabrovo for excellent performance on national and international Olympiads, competitions and contests in the field of mathematics, Viktor Ivaylov Kozhuharov, 10th grade, Baba Tonka School of mathematics, Rousse for talented children / young people with limited financial opportunities, who have achieved special successes in the field of informatics and information technologies, Stefanie Veselinova Angelova, 10th grade, First Language School, Varna for talented children / young people with limited financial opportunities, who have achieved particular successes in the field of literature and Dennis Ismetov Mustafov, 10th grade, "Hristo Botev" school, Shumen for an innovative project in the field of science and technology.

"In Bulgaria there are many talents! With the awarding of individual prizes we want to make Bulgaria's young talents proud of their achievements and to highlight their successes in a given field as an achievement that deserves special attention.This goal is to stimulate not only the work on talent, but also his performance, and the "Awards, Scholarships and Prizes" project already for nine years has been rewarding and stimulating not only the talented but also those outstanding children who, besides perfecting their talents, prove them in competitions with others," said Liliana Slavova, President of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation.

The finalists of the 5th National Literary Competition on "My Letter to Bulgaria" and the finalists of the 5th Regional Olympiad in Informatics and Information Technologies were also awarded. The two prestigious and staged forums were created and implemented by the Foundation, which uncovers and develops the gifts and abilities of Bulgarian children.

The annual celebration of the talent took place with many children's smiles, with wild applause and overcrowded hall, and the magic of Bulgarian music in the performance of the folk ensemble "Zelenika" at the Center for Young Talents in Burgas performed for all the guests.


Young talents present their book "My letter to Bulgaria" this Sunday in Burgas

Do you want to know what the young Bulgarians think about their country? What are their dreams, their fears, their desires and aspirations? Welcome to the Annual Talent Celebration organized for the ninth time by the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation.

On May 19,.2019 from 17:00 winners of the Vth National Literary Competition on "My Letter to Bulgaria", organized by the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation, will be officially awarded at the Grand Hotel and SPA Primoretz. The best twenty-eight narratives and essays are included in the book "My Letter to Bulgaria" and will be presented for the first time to a large audience that evening.

The idea of creating the book is of the Foundations team and the well-known Bulgarian contemporary author Radoslav Gizgindjiev. With the theme "My letter to Bulgaria", they challenge the young people to find out more about their attitude to the motherland and the message that the young authors want to send to the Bulgarian people. The organizers are convinced that one of the best mirrors that we can look at as a society is the young people of Bulgaria and they want their voice to be heard.

On the eve of the holiday, the Foundation will traditionally award the most successful and talented Bulgarian children with its "Awards, scholarships and prizes" program. Their medals will also be awarded to the finalists of the 5th Regional Olympiad in Informatics and Information Technologies, created and implemented by the organizers.

The guests will also have the chance to enjoy the wonderful annual exhibition "Gowns and Embroideries" of young artists from the Center for Young Talents, whose work is also the cover of the book "My letter to Bulgaria". The collection of stories and essays of young literary talents can be purchased from late May online or in bookstores in the country.


On 13.05.19. from 18:00. in the AtelieR gallery will be presented the annual exhibition and a show of talented children from the Center for Young Talents. The event is devoted to painting and embroidery and includes children from an art project in painting and graphics, led by Tanya Stoyanova and a Modular Design project headed by Maria Taneva at the CYT. The works in the exhibition as well as the fashion clothes and accessories are inspired by the traditional symbols of the Bulgarian costumes - the embroidery, refracted through the prism of the modern vision of the new generation.

"The central idea of ​​the Annual Exhibition and Review of our Talents this time is tracking and presenting the same theme through two different art styles We believe our guests will feel the original approach of young artists and will touch their inner world as an expression tool on this so beautiful Bulgarian theme.We look forward to all art lovers to visit the event and enjoy the creativity of the talented Burgas children. The works will be sold for charity to support the development of gifted children" , commented Liliana Slavova, Chairwoman of the Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria Foundation.

After the presentation, the paintings of the exhibition will be exhibited in the Act Hall of the Center for Young Talents, Bourgas, Atanas Sirekov sq. 4 in the period 14.05.2019 - 18.05.2019. On 19.05.2019 from 17:00 an exhibition will be held for the Annual Holiday of Talents at Grand Hotel and SPA "Primoretz" where the book "My letter to Bulgaria" will be presented, that collects stories and essays of talented children from all over the country.


On May 3, at the Center for Young Talents in Burgas the finalists of the 2nd Regional Mathematical Tournament for Preschool Children "I know it all" were awarded. The tournament is organized for the second consecutive year by the "Chance for the Children and Nature of Bulgaria" Foundation and the Center for Young Talents and is unique for the city. The participants were over 240 from 40 schools and kindergartens in Burgas and the region.

The event took place with many children's smiles, excitement and wild applause for the talented mathematicians, and a special musical greeting to the awarded children gave vocal group "Navy Blue", participants in the project of the Center for Young Talents headed by Mrs. Marieta Seklemova.

Each child received a medal and a certificate, as well as presents and sweet temptations provided by the Archimedes Publishing House and the Merengue confectionery, and the mood was even cheerful and festive with the colorful balloons provided by the Barutnitsa shop.

"During our work on mathematical projects, the idea of ​​creating and conducting a competition where the youngest can build strength and show their knowledge is born because we all know how important it is to discover and develop the talent purposefully in our earliest childhood, and our main goal in working with children is to provide the opportunity for all those who love and practice mathematics from the earliest age and to provoke creative thinking in solving applied mathematical tasks.", said Iliana Slavova Chairwoman of the Foundation "Chance for Children and Nature of Bulgaria" and Center for Young Talents, Burgas.