First Division readies for third round (21-01-2006) HA NOI — The National First Division Championship’s third round will kick off today before players enjoy the national Tet (lunar new year) holiday with two weeks off. After being tied in a goalless match against a weaker Military Zone 5 on Tuesday, Halida Thanh Hoa travel today to central Nghe An Province to go up against Military Zone 4. Thanh Hoa have its strongest line-up in this match while the hosts deal with the absence of two key members, Son Ha and Trung Tuan in the midfield and defence. Military Zone 4 is also one of four teams without foreign players this season. Their weaker points were highlighted in the previous rounds when they walked away with three points, but had only scored one goal. At home in Da Nang, the Military Zone 5 were defeated by The Cong Viettel 1-0 on Tuesday. Despite the fact that The Cong’s win was due to luck in the last minutes of the game, it gave their players confidence in … [Read more...] about First Division readies for third round
Free division games for 5th graders
VietNamNet Bridge – Many schools get puzzled when implementing the pilot English teaching programme for first graders. The problem is that the demand far exceeds the teaching ability. “160 first graders have registered to learn English. The students are now put in the same classes with the students who do not have the demand to study English. However, they will be put in separated classes from the second semester. What I am worried about is that the splitting cause a great chaos,” said a teacher of Bau Sen Primary School in District 5 in HCM City. Nguyen Xuan Bao, Headmaster of Bau Sen Primary School, said that he still does not know what to do with the students who have registered to study English. The students must be divided into four classes, while in current conditions, the school can only arrange two classes. “Recruiting English teachers proves to be the biggest problem now, because it will not be easy to find teachers if we can only … [Read more...] about Teaching English for first graders: where to start?
VietNamNet Bridge – A mathematics question has been posted on Internet for the last several days, which is believed a question for third graders. However, hundreds of thousands of people still wonder how to solve the question. The mathematics question is as follows: 6÷ 2 (1+2)=? Two answers have been given: 1 and 9. To date, Vietnamese people still cannot reach an agreement about which answer is considered the right one. According to VTC, more than 120,000 Internet visitors had joined the solving of the mathematics question by late last week. Of these people, 68,115 people believe that the answer must be 9, while 51,686 said the answer must be 1. A person with the nickname “Love – Autospy”, said that in principle, it is necessary to carry out the operations in the brackets first and then perform the multiplications and divisions in the order from left to right. “Therefore, the answer must be 9”. Sharing the same … [Read more...] about Math question for 3rd graders makes people puzzled
>>> Da Nang gears up for beach games >>> Flag-raising ceremony held for 5th Asian Beach Games in Da Nang The inauguration ceremony saw the presence of Le Khanh Hai, Deputy Minister of Culture, Sports and Tourism; Vuong Bich Thang, head of the Vietnam Sports Administration; and representatives from the Olympic Council of Asia. Covering a total area of 250 square metres, the ICC comprises an international television centre and a press centre, which can accommodate nearly 200 reporters at one time. The centre is also equipped with big screens for live sporting events, high-speed broadband internet, printers, photocopiers and twenty computer sets. Volunteers are also available to support reporters in covering the games. The ABG5 is set to take place from September 24 to October 3 with the participation of over 4,500 athletes and trainers, representing 42 nations across Asia. The athletes will be competing for 172 sets of medals in fourteen sports. The ABG5 competition has … [Read more...] about Communications centre for 5th Asian Beach Games opens in Da Nang
A version of an American game-show, “Are you smarter than a 5th grader”, will be broadcast on HTV2 at 8pm every Friday. It is a quiz show to challenge competitors by answering questions taught in primary schools. A competitor, assisted by five 5th graders, will answer 10 general questions, and will be declared the winner if answering correctly the 11th question of the quiz. Those with incorrect answers, or unable to give answers, will be asked to announce “My name is …, I am not smarter than a 5th grader today”. To make the game more exciting, celebrities, such as singer Dam Vinh Hung, actress Le Khanh, and actor Luong The Thanh, have been asked to take part in the first show. Source: TN … [Read more...] about “Are you smarter than a 5th grader” comes to Vietnam