The two men have come down from Maldon and, in the darkness of the night, are searching among the fallen for the corpse of Beorhtnoth.
Scavengers frighten the over-imaginative Totta into attacking and killing one of them – a deed, as Tída points out, both needless and unheroic.
Once they have reached the cart, Totta settles down with the body in the back and, falling asleep, has an apocalyptic vision which he renders in heroic language.
Heritage students (those who could already speak Mandarin before taking Chinese in school) are also eligible.
will be invited to Cleveland State University to compete on-site in the final round of the Speech Contest.
This information is shared with social media services, sponsorship, analytics and other third-party service providers. The contestants are judged by experienced Chinese language teachers, and prizes are awarded during a ceremony at the end of the contests. The contest is open to all K-12 students who are studying Chinese in Ohio.There is no limit to the number of participants from each school.The selected finalists who do not reside in the Cleveland Area are responsible for their own transportation. To be entered into the screening for the final round of competition, each participant must submit the following: 1) A complete online registration form, available at: https://goo.gl/forms/nodaj8RMm JJj Hg Aw1 2) The script of their speech in pinyin or Chinese characters.3) Audio file (in MP3 format) of the student giving the speech--please upload this script and audio file to a Google drive, Dropbox, or other service, and email us the link to the file. The Confucius Institute and OATC reserve the right to verify each registered student’s information and to confirm his/her teacher’s recommendation before invitations to take part in the final round of the contest are sent to contestants by email.Seeing their strategically disadvantageous situation, the Scandinavians – far more numerous – asked Beorhtnoth to allow them to cross and confront the Anglo-Saxons in “fair” fight.Beorhtnoth, in his (a term whose interpretation is crucial for Tolkien’s understanding of the Old English poem) allowed them to do so and in the ensuing battle the Anglo-Saxons were routed, Beorhtnoth killed and his household-retainers, refusing to surrender or to flee, made their last stand over the body of their beloved lord.A bump on the road wakes him up and as they approach Ely, they can hear the describes how the Essex (in the eastern part of England) army under the command of the lord Beorhtnoth suffered a disastrous defeat against the Viking forces who, after ravaging the surrounding countryside, had come up the river Pante (now called the Blackwater).While the Viking invaders encamped on an island in the river, Beorhtnoth and his men occupied the bankside opposite and took control of the causeway that connects the island with the mainland.补充： 1.在演讲比赛当天，等待比赛结果期间，有30-40 分钟的过渡时间，请各位老师在鼓励学生参赛的同时，也欢迎各位老师及学生上台表演节目。若您或学生愿意表演，请于4月10日之前将节目名字通过邮箱报给李娜老师（[email protected]）。赛事组委会会根据节目报名情况，筛选并邀请出6-8个节目上台表演。 At the final round of the competition, on Saturday April 21, 2018 at Cleveland State University, there will be a 30-40 minute break after the contest during which the judges will tally the results.We strongly encourage and welcome candidates to prepare a brief performance ahead of time to share with the group during the break.