Dis-Moi Dix Mots
(Tell Me Ten Words)
A WRITING AND ART COMPETITION!
In conjunction with Francophonie 2023’s Dis-Moi Dix Mots (Tell Me Ten Words),
Alliance Française de Brunei Darussalam is hosting a writing & art competition!
CHOOSE YOUR CATEGORY
Write a short story using part or all of the 10 words (below), in less than 50 words, in either French, English or Malay.
It could be on what the word(s) evoke, or just tell us which one you prefer and why.
DRAWING OR PAINTING
Illustrate what the words evoke through your drawing or painting.
You will need to submit a scan of your artwork in proportion to 40cm x 30cm approximately.
The TEN words
Each year, a theme intended to convey a message about the French language and ten words illustrating it are chosen by the Ministry of Culture, in conjunction with the French-speaking partner countries.
This year's theme is about:
"AT ALL TIMES" (À TOUS LES TEMPS)
The contest invites everyone to draw inspiration from words that evoke the time in all its forms.
10 words to express our relationship to time, to all times.
Dis-moi dix mots's 10 words express this theme: long or slow, marking tempo, verbs on time...
Année-lumière : Light year : Tahun cahaya
Avant-jour : Dawn : Subuh
Dare-dare : Double-quick : Terburu-buru
Déjà-vu : Déjà vu : Dejavu (Pernah dilalui)
Hivernage : Wintering / Rainy season : Musim hujan
Lambiner : To dawdle : Berlengah
Plus-que-parfait : Past perfect : Kala lampau sempurna
Rythmer : To rhythmise : Berirama
Synchrone : Synchronous : Serentak
Tic-tac : Tick-tock : Tik tok
Ready, set, go!
WIN FREE FRENCH LESSONS
Participants stand a chance to win free French lessons!
A 12 hours group class or a 5 hours private tuition, face-to-face with an expert native teacher.
Note: If the winner is a native French, the prize can be a private tuition package of 5 Malay classes.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
COMPETITION OPEN TO ALL
Adults & children, AF-members and non-members.
Send your entries to email@example.com by 31st March, Friday at midnight.
Please include in your submission email, Title: Submission for Dis-Moi Dix Mots (Your Name)
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