Best “readers” of the DSH chosen

Reading competition at DSH

In this year’s DSH reading competition, the best readers of grades 6 and 7 were determined. In the competition, the class winners from grades 6 and 7 competed in two categories (“German as a Foreign Language” (DaF) and “German as a Mother Tongue” (DaM)). These were May Karam (DaM) and Almira Gudenko (DaF) in Class 6 and Begad Mohamed (DaM) and Kerolos Shehata (DaF) from Class 7.

The students first read an excerpt from a book of their own choosing. After this first round, the students each had to read a passage from a text they were unfamiliar with. This year it was an excerpt from the young adult book “Inkheart” by Cornelia Funke.

After the students’ presentations, the jury had the difficult task of naming the best reader in each of the two categories. This was really not an easy task, as the jury consisting of German teacher Ulrike Riebandt, Jasmin Fayad, winner of last year’s competition, Frank Herzig, Goethe Institute Hurghada, Vicky Fayad, parent representative as well as Sabrina Sassen, communication expert, emphasized several times. All the readers had performed very well. Begad Mohamed, class 7, won in the category “German as a mother tongue” and Almira Gudenko, class 6, won in the category “German as a foreign language”.

The winners of the DSH internal competition will take part in the nationwide reading competition among all German schools abroad in Egypt on March 16, 2023. This will be held in Cairo.

We wish the winners of the DSH good luck and success in Cairo!