Italian Writing Contest II Edition

  • Students write a short piece in Italian with the their teacher’s help
  • The stories have to follow a few rules in order to be admitted to the competition
  • All the stories are published anonymously on OnlineItalianClasses.com blog
  • Readers can vote their favourite story by leaving a comment on the blog page where the stories are published
  • The story that has received more votes is the winner and the author will receive a prize
  • This is the second edition of the Italian Writing Contest. You can read the 6 stories of this edition here and the 10 stories of the first edition here.
  • Please, don’t underestimate your abilities in writing in Italian. Students with different levels participated last time. If their stories look perfect it is because they all have been reviewed by expert teachers while their authors have been working on them
  • The competition is only open to students as authors. You can become a student by buying at least a pack of 5 classes of 30-minute lessons each. Anyone who is not a student or a teacher can participate as a voter
  • Students who want to partecipate must apply by sending an email to the school or to their teachers by Sunday 14th January 2024
  • Participants have to work on their stories under the guidance of their teachers
  • The story must be written in Italian and has to be between 300 and 600 words long
  • The stories must have all the same end, quoted from Dante’s Inferno – La Divina Commedia:
  • The deadline for finishing to work on the stories is flexible. Approximately the first weeks of February 2024
  • Anyone who can read and understand Italian can participate as an evaluator, without prior registration, by leaving a comment
  • Evaluators can only choose one story and have to motivate their choice in Italian, in order to show they know the language
  • Teachers can’t vote
  • Authors can only vote someone else’s story
  • Leaving a comment to vote the stories will be possibile for 10 days after publication
  • The stories will remain published on the website and the authors may choose to show their name and other personal details or to stay anonymous
  • The winner will receive a coupon code with the value of 60GBP valid on any online group course that will be organized by our school during 2024