Pre-teens

Public Speaking

National Public Speaking Competition

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WHAT IS THE NATIONAL PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION?

“THE NATIONAL PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION” occurs during summer break annually from June - August. It provides a competitive and challenging environment for young Public Speakers in Vietnam to pit themselves against the best at the national level.


Beyond simply a contest, “THE NATIONAL PUBLIC SPEAKING COMPETITION” seeks to foster a growing public speaking community, offering the students an opportunity to engage in skills exchanges and networking opportunities from a young.

WHY SHOULD YOU PARTICIPATE IN THE CONTEST?

  • Challenge the young speakers to think critically,  coherently, and creatively through impromptu speeches.

  • Empower contestants with self-confidence & leadership skills.

  • Improve your Public  Speaking skills faster since you need to practice your speeches delivery many times.

  • Offer networking opportunities for all contestants.

  • Understand where your Public Speaking level is at.

  • Participate in EIY Public Speaking training & achieve deserved prizes!

CONTESTANT ELIGIBILITY

  • Students aging from 10-16 years old.

  • Capable of using English.

  • Passionate about Public Speaking.

  • Contestants must not plagiarize speeches from print media or selected website(s). Their speeches should be substantially original. Any quoted material should be stated in the speech or given prior notice to the organizers.

IMPORTANT GUIDELINE

In the spirit of the National Public Speaking Competition, contestants are to refrain from using potentially offensive language in their speeches. The themes for their speeches should avoid sensitive issues such as (but not limited to):

  • Religious issues

  • Political issues

  • Racial issues

  • Gender and sexual innuendos

  • Offensive language


This aside, as an open-theme public speaking competition,  contestants are allowed to choose any topic as part of their national prepared speech and are not limited to any particular speech genre (i.e. they are allowed to present a persuasive speech, an inspirational speech, or an informative speech).



SPEECH MARKING CRITERIA:

  • Speech Development & its value (30%)

  • Speech Effectiveness (20%)

  • Body Language (15%)

  • Vocal Variety (15%)

  • Appropriateness (5%)

  • Language usage (5%)

  • Digital literacy (10%)

Contact EIY Public Speaking & Professional Development for your registration