Speech

Speech:

Number of Participant(s) Category Timings
1 Class 6 – Class 8 11:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.

Rules

  • Contestant’s will deliver a prepared speech on a topic of their choice for 2 minutes.
    The topic is: speech inspired or loosely based on the ideals and principles of prominent philosophers.
  • A warning bell will be sounded at 1.5 minutes and a final bell at the 2nd minute. Marks will be deducted thereafter.
  • The speech must be original, plagiarized entries will be discarded.
  • Eye contact is important.
  • All body language and vocalizations need to work with the piece to help better convey the message.
  • All gestures need to be visible and purposeful.
  • Speaker should have a strong stance.
  • No distracting movements (feel shifting, uncontrolled hand gestures for instance)
  • Command over the language!