International Linguistic Olympiad

Ages:Middle School, High School

Type:Exam

Categories:Language Arts, Speech & Debate, Spoken Word & Poetry

Scope:International

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The IOL is one of 12 International Science Olympiads for secondary school students, and has been held annually since 2003. Each year, teams of young linguists from around the world gather and test their minds against the world's toughest puzzles in language and linguistics.

No prior knowledge of linguistics or languages is required: even the hardest problems require only your logical ability, patient work, and willingness to think around corners. Give some of our past problems a try!

Participate in the annual olympiad event where they sit for an exam to answer problems that can be related to all branches of linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, pragmatics, formal methods, corpus linguistics, etc.

Students must be invited to participate by winning a spot on their national delegation at one of the National Linguistic Olympiads.

Students are scored based on the number of correct answers provided on the exams in the allotted time. National Teams are ranked by the scores of all 4 team participants.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.ioling.org/

Managing Organization: ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology

Contact:

chair@ioling.org

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The IOL is one of 12 International Science Olympiads for secondary school students, and has been held annually since 2003. Each year, teams of young linguists from around the world gather and test their minds against the world's toughest puzzles in language and linguistics.

No prior knowledge of linguistics or languages is required: even the hardest problems require only your logical ability, patient work, and willingness to think around corners. Give some of our past problems a try!

Process

Participate in the annual olympiad event where they sit for an exam to answer problems that can be related to all branches of linguistics, including phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, computational linguistics, pragmatics, formal methods, corpus linguistics, etc.

Students must be invited to participate by winning a spot on their national delegation at one of the National Linguistic Olympiads.

Criteria

Students are scored based on the number of correct answers provided on the exams in the allotted time. National Teams are ranked by the scores of all 4 team participants.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.ioling.org/

Managing Organization: ADAPT Centre for Digital Content Technology

Contact:

chair@ioling.org

Entry Fee:

This competition is open to students in Middle School, High School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.