Plain English Speaking Award Final - 24 July 2015 Stream 3 - 09:30
Provider: The Arts Unit
Date: 24 July 2015
Start Time: 09:30
End Time: 12:30
Duration: 2 1/2hrs (inc. 20min break)
Closing Date: Bookings Close 22-Jul-2015
Availability: DEC and Non-DEC
DEC Positions: 20
Non-DEC Positions: 15
KLA Syllabus: Secondary
KLA Stage/s: Stage 5,Stage 6
KLA Year/s: Year 9,Year 10,Year 11,Year 12
Key Learning Area/s: English
KLA Keyword/s: Public Speaking
Event Overview: The Plain English Speaking Award Final will showcase senior secondary level students discussing issues of contemporary significance. The finalists will deliver a Prepared Speech on a topic of their own choice and an Impromptu Speech on a topic provided by an adjudicator.
Students will learn about how adjudicators judge speeches and will have a chance to have a go themselves before asking questions about the decisions made during the final.
Dial in- 9:15am
Break time- 10:40-11:00am
End time: 12:30pm
To see a list of the finalists names and their schools please visit the arts unit website. http://artsunit.nsw.edu.au/speaking-competitions/public-speaking/plain-english-speaking-award.
This curriculum-linked workshop will provide a unique opportunity for students to develop their ability to understand what makes a good speech. It will also enhance their ability to deliver considered opinions on an issue that concerns them and to respond in a short period of time to a broad topic in a meaningful fashion.
This workshop addresses the following curriculum outcomes: 5.1 Express considered points of view in rehearsed and impromptu speeches 8.2 Expressing complex ideas for a range of audiences 9.2 Using individual processes to generate, clarify, organise, refine and present ideas
When you register, you will be sent a teachers' pack for the event.
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Further Information: If you have any questions about The Plain English Speaking Award, please contact Lloyd Cameron, Speaking Competitions Officer on (02) 8512 1172