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Public Speaking – Classes 366 to 375

Class 366 – Prepared Speech (adult performers) For performers aged 19 and over.

Test Piece: Performers will be invited to deliver a speech on a topic of their own choice – not toexceed 4 minutes.

 

Class 367 – Prepared Speech (16 – 18)

Test Piece: Performers will be invited to deliver a speech on a topic of their own choice – not toexceed 4 minutes.

 

Class 368 – Prepared Speech (14 & 15)

Test Piece: As for class 367 but the speech must not exceed 3 minutes.

 

 

Class 369 – Prepared Speech (12 & 13)

Test Piece: As for class 367 but the speech must not exceed 3 minutes.

 

 

Class 370 – Extempore Speaking (adult performers)

For performers aged 19 and over.

Test Piece: Performers will be invited to speak on one of a range of topics selected by the

adjudicator. Topics will be provided about 10 minutes before the class is due to

start to allow performers to think over their subject and to make notes if they wish.

Performers may not write out their speech. The speech should be about 4 minutes.

 

 

Class 371 – Extempore Speaking (16 – 18)

Test Piece: Performers will be invited to speak on one of a range of topics selected by the

adjudicator. Topics will be provided about 10 minutes before the class is due to

start to allow performers to think over their subject and to make notes if they wish.

Performers may not write out their speech. The speech should be about 4 minutes.

 

 

Class 372 – Extempore Speaking (14 & 15)

Test Piece: As for class 371 but the speech should be about 3 minutes.

 

 

Class 373 – Extempore Speaking (12 & 13)

Test Piece: As for class 371 but the speech should be about 2 minutes.

 

 

Class 374 – Team Debate – Open For teams of three performers comprising a chairman and two speakers (one to support the motion and one to oppose it). After the speeches for and opposing the motion, the chairman may invite up to two questions from the floor.

Test Piece: Own choice of subject. Each debate must not exceed 15 minutes.

 

Class 375 – Team Debate (15 and under) As for class 374 but for performers aged 15 and under. No member of the team may take part in class 372.

Test Piece: Own choice of subject. Each debate must not exceed 15 minutes.

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