“IUS Wordy”, an English language competition held at IUS


On March 7, 2020, International University of Sarajevo (IUS) organized “IUS Wordy”, an English language competition for senior high school students from Bosnia and Herzegovina. The competition is organized by English Language and Literature study program of IUS.

At the welcome ceremony, the guests were given a short video presentation about the IUS by Ms. Anisa Eminovic Ljevo, an English language teacher. Then IUS students Fatima Ejubovic, Ilma Hasic and Hilal Sekmen spoke about their experiences of studying at ELT and ELIT at IUS. Last year’s winners of Wordy competition, who later became IUS students, Lejla Hamzakadic and Lamija Hreljic also shared their experience and explained the benefits of studying at IUS.

The students then had the opportunity to test their English skills and win prizes. For this competition, IUS secured a total of 1 scholarship of 100 %, 4 scholarships of 75 % and 5 scholarships of 50 %.

The competition consisted of three parts: Writing (composition), Use of English (grammar and vocabulary), and Comprehension (reading). All of the skills were tested in written form. During the break between the tests, IUS also provided refreshments and lunch for the students and guests.

The results of the competition will be published by 20 March 2020 at the web page wordy.ius.edu.ba.