Story writing competition

Tuesday 01 March 02:00 pm to Thursday 31 March 11:55 pm

La médiathèque , Alliance Française de Singapour

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ADD TO CALENDAR 2022-03-01 06:00:00 2022-03-31 15:55:00 DIS-MOI DIX MOTS Story writing competition La médiathèque


 Words have the power to astonish us, through their spelling, pronunciation and layers of nuances in their meaning. Have fun discovering these 10 words whose meanings illustrate the physical and psychological manifestations of stupefaction.

Kaï : Aiyah [Also “wah lau eh” in colloquial speech in Singapore 😊]
Farcer : To play a prank
Divulgâcher : To divulge
Tintamarre : Hullabaloo
Pince-moi : Pinch me
Saperlipopette : Holy cow
Médusé : Thunderstruck
Décalé : Quirky
Ébaubi : Flabbergasted
Époustouflant : Breathtaking

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In conjunction with Francophonie Festival 2022, participate in a story writing competition, and stand a chance to win great prizes (Free French class, subscription to a French magazine from Bayard Press, book vouchers from a local bookstore, French books...)

Write a short story:
on the theme of Stupefaction,
in less than 50 words,
in either French or English,
include three or more of the above ten words.

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How to Submit

Post your entries on Instagram between 1st - 31st March. 
Be sure to tag us (@afsingapour) and hashtag #50stupefyingwords. 
Send it to us at mediatheque@alliancefrancaise.org.sg 

Winners will be announced on the first week of April.

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