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Reading@CPCE – Book Essay Writing Competition

18 Feb 2017

HKCC & SPEED students, you have a chance to win a prize now!


Eligibility: HKCC and SPEED students

Language: Chinese or English

Submission deadline: 18 February 2017

Book for your essay: Book from Book Fair in September 2016, or any one of your favourite books.

Group 1: Write and submit an essay on the work after reading a fiction book

Group 2: Write and submit an essay on the work after reading a nonfiction book


  • Originality
  • Language competency
  • Creativity and imagination
  • Evidence of personal reflection


Format: Save your essay (1,000-2,000 words in length) in a MS Word file. The file shall carry the title and author of the book that your essay reviews. NO personal information included.

Submission: Send your name, Student ID, title and author of the book your essay reviews, and your essay in the format stated above to Please note that you can submit more than one essay but each winner is eligible for one prize only.

Prizes: Prizes vary from iPad, Apple Watch, Tablet, Speaker and Gift Vouchers.

Result announcement: Mid to end March 2017

A Judging Panel with the teachers of HKCC and SPEED, and librarian of the CPCE Libraries will decide the winning essays. The Judging Panel may ask the participant to submit the book under review for information, if needed.


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