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Ugarte and Gonzalez at the ESU Writing Competition


On Thursday, September 28th, Vicente Gonzalez and Borja Ugarte traveled to Santiago to perform in the 2017 ESU Writing Competition. After exploring the beautiful and historic Museum Recoleta, Vicente and Borja  were informed of their prompt: using no more than 800 words, create an original story involving one object and one site within the historic… Read More ›

Joaquín Oporto competes amongst top in the country at ESU Writing event


Mackay Third Medio student Joaquín Oporto recently attended the finals of the English Speaking Union Chile’s writing competition.  He was there with ten other students representing schools from all over the country.  In September, students had to complete an additional impromptu writing task. The students enjoyed a cocktail and closing ceremony in the beautiful gardens… Read More ›

Mackay students enter essays in ESU writing contest


Doing more homework than is necessary is usually not something students really want to do!  Nevertheless, five Mackay students wrote 500 – 800 word argumentative essays on a list of given topics, and had them sent to the English Speaking Union in Chile today.  The essays were very well written, and the five students should… Read More ›

ESU Writing Competition


ATTENTION STUDENTS! If you are interested in participating in the English Speaking Union Writing Competition, please talk to your English teachers!  The contest consists of writing an argumentative essay (500 – 800 words) on one of the listed topics (see attachment).  DUE DATE FOR ESSAYS IS AUGUST 2ND!!  Rules for ESU Writing Competition 2013F PLEASE… Read More ›

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