Marvel Readers Campaign

Read Marvel Readers and
introduce the books in your own words!


© 2018 MARVEL

Read one of the selected Marvel Readers and join the competition in either the writing or presentation category!

Learn English with these new and exciting super heroes!

* The winner will be featured in next year's Pearson English Readers catalog!

Application Requirements

· Must live in Japan
· Not a native speaker of English
· Agrees to terms and conditions

Contest Details & How to Apply

For Individuals

* Please apply for one category only - either the writing or the presentation category.

WRITING CATEGORY

Step 1: Read one of the selected Marvel Readers listed below
Step 2: Write an introduction in approximately 100 words (What you like about it and why you would recommend it) and post your introduction via the form below.

* Please make sure to read our terms and conditions before applying.

PRESENTATION CATEGORY

Step 1: Read one of the Marvel Readers listed below
Step 2: Whilst showing the cover of the book to the camera, film a one minute presentation about what you like about the book or why you recommend the book.
Step 3: Post your video using the form below.

* Allowed video formats are AVI, FLV and MP4. The maximum allowed file size is 200MB.

* Please make sure to read our terms and conditions before applying.


For Groups

When applying as a group, the teacher representing the group collects and submits the students' introductions or videos. There is a prize draw for teachers as well! You can apply as a group if there are 3 or more students entering the competition.

* Please apply for one category only - either the writing or the presentation category.

WRITING CATEGORY

· For Teachers

Step 1: Download the application forms for teachers and students below
Step 2: Hand out the application form to your students, so that they can fill in the introduction.
Step 3: Submit the application forms by mail to our company.

* Please make sure to read our terms and conditions before applying.


· For Students

Step 1: Read one of the selected Marvel Readers listed below
Step 2: Write an introduction in approximately 100 words in the application form provided by the teacher.
(What you like about it and why you would recommend it)

PRESENTATION CATEGORY

· For Teachers

Step 1: Please record (or collect) the students' presentations of one of the selected Marvel titles (in English) as a video. Step 2: Submit the video via the application form below.

* Allowed video formats are AVI, FLV and MP4. The maximum allowed file size is 200MB.

* Please make sure to read our terms and conditions before applying.


· For Students

Step 1: Read one of the selected Marvel Readers listed below
Step 2: Whilst showing the cover of the book to the camera, film a one minute presentation about what you like about the book or why you recommend the book.


Contest Schedule

PHASE 1

Application Period: 20 July - 30 September 2018 (For the writing section, the date on the envelope is noted as the submission date)
Result Announcement: 15 October 2018


PHASE 2

To be announced in or around October

Title Selection for Phase 1:

Marvel's The Avengers

Marvel's The Avengers (Level 2)

Marvel's Thor

Marvel's Thor (Level 3)

Marvel's Captain America

Marvel's Captain America (Level 3)

Marvel's The Guardians of the Galaxy

Marvel's The Guardians of the Galaxy (Level 4)

The title selection for phase 2 will be announced in or around October.

Prizes

For Individuals

First Prize: Marvel DVD & a set of 3 Marvel Readers — 1 Entrant

Runner-up Prize: Marvel Readers Set (3 books) — 10 Entrants



For Groups

First Prize (One School)

  • A Marvel Series DVD
  • Marvel Reader Series - 3 Readers Set
  • One Pearson English Readers Library Set of your Choice (Easystarts - Level 6)


Runner-up Prize (10 Schools)

  • Marvel Reader Series - 3 Readers Set
  • 15 Pearson English Readers of Your Choice


* In addition to the above, we will also draw 3 teachers from group applications to get a free Pearson English Readers library set!

How to Apply



Apply as an individual

Application Process for Individuals

Application by mail

To apply by mail, download the application form by clicking here and send the filled in form to the address below.


Pearson Japan K.K.
Marketing Department
3F Sarugaku-cho SS Building
1-5-15 Kanda Sarugaku-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-0064

Tel: 03-5281-8558



Online Application


Submitting data... please wait


Please type in your name

Please type in your name
Please enter your phone number.




Please enter a zip code.
Please select a prefecture.
Please enter your address.
Please enter a valid email address!
Please select your age group.
Please select your status.
Please enter the name of your school
Please select your school year
Please enter your teacher's name
Please select a title

Please insert your book introduction (around 100 words)

Terms & Conditions

Please read and agree to the following Terms & Conditions before submitting your entry.

By submitting your entry, you agree to the terms stipulated in the Terms & Conditions.

Qualifications for entering

  • Persons who agree to this terms of use
  • Persons resident in Japan.
  • Persons whose native or first language is not English.

Important points and conditions to note before entering

  • Works submitted will be judged strictly and award-winning works will be awarded with the grand prize and other awards. The full name, the name of the school and the academic year of entrants whose works are chosen as award-winners will be published in the following ways:
    1. Posted on the official website of Pearson Japan (henceforth referred to as "the company") (www.pearson.co.jp) and on the company's official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/PearsonJapan/").
    2. Published in the Pearson Reader Catalog (2019-2020) issued by the company (the company may, at its discretion, choose excerpts from submitted videos to feature as award-winning works in the Presentation section).
    3. Published in other promotional material issued by the company.
  • Entrants will not be notified if their entries are accepted.
  • Entries cannot be withdrawn after submission.
  • Entrants must ensure that their submissions do not infringe on the copyright or other rights of third parties. If a copyright infringement claim or other complaint is received from a third party, the entrant shall bear full responsibility and the company shall be absolved of any responsibility.
  • If a submission is found to have infringed on third party copyright or committed any other illegal act, its selection as an award-winning work will be withdrawn.
  • Awards given to award-winning works will be sent to the address entered when the entry is submitted. If the company cannot contact the entrant due to an error in the address or a change after submission, the award may be withdrawn, or the entrant may be considered to have forfeited their right to receive the award.
  • If an entry by a minor is shortlisted for an award, the company will send the guardians (here and hereafter meaning legal representative) of said minor documents requesting their consent to the agreement of said minor to these Terms & Conditions. If the documents are not returned, the shortlisting of said minor's entry will be withdrawn.

Handling of personal information

Personal information obtained from entries will be used within the scope of the following purposes of use.

  1. Managing submitted entries
  2. Publicizing award-winning works, etc. in the ways listed above.

All personal information will be managed securely in accordance with Pearson Japan's Privacy Policy.

For inquiries about this campaign, contact:

The Pearson Japan Marketing Department:
PJ.WebMarketing@pearson.com


Please accept our terms and conditions.


Step 1

Read one of the selected Marvel Readers listed below and whilst showing the cover of the book to the camera, film a 1 minute presentation about what you like about the book or why you recommend the book.

* Allowed video formats are AVI, FLV and MP4. The maximum allowed file size is 200MB.


Step 2

Fill in the form below and upload the video you have created in Step 1.


Submitting data... please wait


Please type in your name

Please type in your name
Please enter your phone number.




Please enter a zip code.
Please select a prefecture.
Please enter your address.
Please enter a valid email address!
Please select your age group.
Please select your status.
Please enter the name of your school
Please select your school year
Please enter your teacher's name
Please select a title
Select video file


Alternative, provide a link to your video, for example via Dropbox

*Supported file formats are AVI, FLV and MP4. The maximum size is 200 MB.

An error has occurred. Please try again. If the problem persists, please contact us at pj.webmarketing@pearson.com.

Terms & Conditions

Please read and agree to the following Terms & Conditions before submitting your entry.

By submitting your entry, you agree to the terms stipulated in the Terms & Conditions.

Qualifications for entering

  • Persons who agree to this terms of use
  • Persons resident in Japan.
  • Persons whose native or first language is not English.

Important points and conditions to note before entering

  • Works submitted will be judged strictly and award-winning works will be awarded with the grand prize and other awards. The full name, the name of the school and the academic year of entrants whose works are chosen as award-winners will be published in the following ways:
    1. Posted on the official website of Pearson Japan (henceforth referred to as "the company") (www.pearson.co.jp) and on the company's official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/PearsonJapan/").
    2. Published in the Pearson Reader Catalog (2019-2020) issued by the company (the company may, at its discretion, choose excerpts from submitted videos to feature as award-winning works in the Presentation section).
    3. Published in other promotional material issued by the company.
  • Entrants will not be notified if their entries are accepted.
  • Entries cannot be withdrawn after submission.
  • Entrants must ensure that their submissions do not infringe on the copyright or other rights of third parties. If a copyright infringement claim or other complaint is received from a third party, the entrant shall bear full responsibility and the company shall be absolved of any responsibility.
  • If a submission is found to have infringed on third party copyright or committed any other illegal act, its selection as an award-winning work will be withdrawn.
  • Awards given to award-winning works will be sent to the address entered when the entry is submitted. If the company cannot contact the entrant due to an error in the address or a change after submission, the award may be withdrawn, or the entrant may be considered to have forfeited their right to receive the award.
  • If an entry by a minor is shortlisted for an award, the company will send the guardians (here and hereafter meaning legal representative) of said minor documents requesting their consent to the agreement of said minor to these Terms & Conditions. If the documents are not returned, the shortlisting of said minor's entry will be withdrawn.

Handling of personal information

Personal information obtained from entries will be used within the scope of the following purposes of use.

  1. Managing submitted entries
  2. Publicizing award-winning works, etc. in the ways listed above.

All personal information will be managed securely in accordance with Pearson Japan's Privacy Policy.

For inquiries about this campaign, contact:

The Pearson Japan Marketing Department:
PJ.WebMarketing@pearson.com


Please accept our terms and conditions.




For Schools: If you apply as a school or a group, the teacher needs to submit the introductions and/or the presentation videos from each student individually (to apply as a school, 3 or more students are required). Click the button below to proceed.

* When applying as an organization, your school will be entered into a draw to win 1 of 3 Pearson English Readers Library Sets.



Apply as a group

Application Process for Groups

* Please mail the introductions written by your students as the representing teacher.

* Please make sure to read our terms and conditions before applying.

Step 1:

Please download the Teacher Application Form and the Student Application form below.


Teacher & Student Application Form

Step 2:

Provide the application forms to your students so that they can fill in the required information and introductions.


Step 3:

Collect the application forms from your students and send them to the following address:


Pearson Japan K.K.
Marketing Department
3F Sarugaku-cho SS Building
1-5-15 Kanda Sarugaku-cho, Chiyoda-ku
Tokyo 101-0064

Tel: 03-5281-8558




Step 1

Ask your student to read one of the selected Marvel Readers listed below and whilst showing the cover of the book to the camera, to film a 1 minute presentation about what they like about the book or why they recommend the book.

Step 2

Fill in the form below and upload the video you have created in Step 1.


Submitting data... please wait



Teacher Information

Please enter the name of your school




Please enter a zip code.
Please select a prefecture.
Please enter your address.

Please type in your name

Please type in your name
Please enter your phone number.
Please enter a valid email address!


Student Information

Please select your school year
Please enter your name

Please select a title
Select video file


Alternative, provide a link to your video, for example via Dropbox

*Supported file formats are AVI, FLV and MP4. The maximum size is 200 MB.

An error has occurred. Please try again. If the problem persists, please contact us at pj.webmarketing@pearson.com.

Terms & Conditions

Please read and agree to the following Terms & Conditions before submitting your entry.

By submitting your entry, you agree to the terms stipulated in the Terms & Conditions.

Qualifications for entering

  • Persons who agree to this terms of use
  • Persons resident in Japan.
  • Persons whose native or first language is not English.

Important points and conditions to note before entering

  • Works submitted will be judged strictly and award-winning works will be awarded with the grand prize and other awards. The full name, the name of the school and the academic year of entrants whose works are chosen as award-winners will be published in the following ways:
    1. Posted on the official website of Pearson Japan (henceforth referred to as "the company") (www.pearson.co.jp) and on the company's official Facebook page (www.facebook.com/PearsonJapan/").
    2. Published in the Pearson Reader Catalog (2019-2020) issued by the company (the company may, at its discretion, choose excerpts from submitted videos to feature as award-winning works in the Presentation section).
    3. Published in other promotional material issued by the company.
  • Entrants will not be notified if their entries are accepted.
  • Entries cannot be withdrawn after submission.
  • Entrants must ensure that their submissions do not infringe on the copyright or other rights of third parties. If a copyright infringement claim or other complaint is received from a third party, the entrant shall bear full responsibility and the company shall be absolved of any responsibility.
  • If a submission is found to have infringed on third party copyright or committed any other illegal act, its selection as an award-winning work will be withdrawn.
  • Awards given to award-winning works will be sent to the address entered when the entry is submitted. If the company cannot contact the entrant due to an error in the address or a change after submission, the award may be withdrawn, or the entrant may be considered to have forfeited their right to receive the award.
  • If an entry by a minor is shortlisted for an award, the company will send the guardians (here and hereafter meaning legal representative) of said minor documents requesting their consent to the agreement of said minor to these Terms & Conditions. If the documents are not returned, the shortlisting of said minor's entry will be withdrawn.

Handling of personal information

Personal information obtained from entries will be used within the scope of the following purposes of use.

  1. Managing submitted entries
  2. Publicizing award-winning works, etc. in the ways listed above.

All personal information will be managed securely in accordance with Pearson Japan's Privacy Policy.

For inquiries about this campaign, contact:

The Pearson Japan Marketing Department:
PJ.WebMarketing@pearson.com


Please accept our terms and conditions.