Attention, contest!

“The Uzbek language, one of the ancient and richest languages of the world, is a symbol of national identity and state independence for our people, as well as a great spiritual value. Anyone who wants to feel all the beauty, charm and richness of our language, its enormous possibilities, let him listen to the lullabies of our mothers, ancient dastans and maqoms, the songs of our hafiz and bakhshi”.


Dear students!

An essay contest on the topic “Til bilgan - el biladi” and a competition for expressive reading of poems and works of art in the state language is announced in honor of the celebration of October 21 - the Day of the adopting the Law "On the State Language", as well as within the framework of teaching the "Uzbek language" at the Branch of the Russian State University of Oil and Gas (NRU) named after I.M. Gubkin in Tashkent.

We would ask everyone to send their essays on the topic “Til bilgan - el biladi” by October 5 to e-mail

The essay competition will take place on October 8th on the Zoom platform at 10:00 am.

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Conference ID: 787 076 2425

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The competition for expressive reading of poems and works of art in the state language will be held on October 13 on the Zoom platform at 10:00 am.

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Essay requirements.

An essay on the topic “Til bilgan - el biladi” is a prose essay with compositional integrity and logical consistency. It should express a personal opinion on the issue, supplemented by examples from literary texts, the media and personal life experiences.

The purpose of writing an essay is to creatively comprehend the topic, expressing own opinion and judgment on the problem posed, and arguing own position.


  1. Be able to consistently and logically correctly convey your own judgment.
  2. Be able to argue by providing examples of the relevant topic.
  3. Show the skills of associative and critical thinking.
  4. Show the correct spelling, punctuation, stylistic writing of the text.
  5. Show the variety of vocabulary.

Distinctive features of an essay:

- prose work;

- small volume (3-5 pages, interval 1.5 pt., Times New Roman - 14 pt.);

- subjective impressions and reflections of the author;

- compositional integrity;

- imagery and quotation.

The essay reflects individual impressions, judgments, considerations of the author on the topic. It should be rich in impressions, written in a relaxed, emotional language, mixing speech and stylistic layers.

Essay evaluation criteria (maximum score for the contest - 50):

Compliance of the content of the essay to the declared topic, the completeness of the disclosure of the topic - 0-10 points;

the presence of the author’s position in the work, the argumentation of the proposed thesis of the work - 0-15 points;

clarity and consistency of presentation - 0-10 points;

erudition and awareness - 0-5 points;

validity of conclusions - 0-5 points;

competent design - 0-5 points.


Requirements for the expressive reading of poems and works of art in the state language.

Students perform with an expressive reading (by heart) of a poem or a prose literary text (or its logically completed excerpt) in the state language.

Performance time is 5-7 minutes.

Expressive reading presupposes the opportunity to penetrate the very essence of the work, to learn to understand the inner world of the heroes. The reader must observe pauses and logical stresses that convey the author's intention, as well as observe the intonation of the question, statements and give the voice the necessary emotional colors. It is necessary to use good diction, clear, distinct pronunciation of sounds. In order to expressively read a poem, you need sufficient speech volume.

Evaluation criteria for expressive reading of poems and works of art in the state language (maximum score for the competition is 50):

clear and correct pronunciation, knowledge of the text, expressiveness of reading - 0-10 points;

correct placement of logical stress and pauses; correspondence of the intonation and rate of reading chosen by the performer to the content and form of a poem or work of art - 0 - 5 points;

accuracy of the phonetic, grammatical and lexical design of reading the text - 0–5 points;

compliance degree of the expressive reading of the text (prosaic or poetic) to the specifics of the genre and the style of the work (lyric poem, story, fable, patriotic lyrics, etc.) - 0–5 points;

emotional-figurative expressiveness of performance - addressee, position, posture, empathy, verbal action; pauses - psychological, initial, final; effective use of facial expressions, gestures, postures, movements - 0–5 points;

originality and individuality, ideological and artistic originality of the chosen artistic text (prosaic or poetic) - 0–5 points;

artistry and stage culture of the performer's reading - 0–5 points;

performer's appearance - selection of costume, attributes corresponding to the content of the performed work - 0–5 points;

correspondence of the manner of performance of the reader to the author's intention - 0–5 points.


What is required  to know to successfully prepare for the expressive reading of a poem and work of art:

subject of the work;

its problems;

the pathos of the work is the ideological and emotional attitude of the writer to the characters depicted.


Artistic form includes:

1) details of subject depiction: portrait, landscape, everyday details;

2) compositional details: author’s reasoning, digressions, inserted episodes;

3) pictorial and expressive features of the author’s speech.


The winners of the competitions will be awarded with certificates of honor.