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Public Speaking Competition

Posted on: 15/06/2020

Public speaking competitionGuidlines for House Public Speaking Competition 2020

  • Prepare a short speech on a topic of your choice, that will last no longer than 2 minutes.
  • Think about how you construct your speech: use humour, where appropriate; rhetorical questions; repetition and other devices to help get your points across.
  • Think about how you give your speech: sitting or standing; use body language; gestures; facial expressions to enhance the content and presentation of your speech.
  • Practice! And again! Then record it.
  • You should be in School Uniform in your speech and recordings should be done against a neutral backdrop, in a public space such as a living room or kitchen, or even outdoors.
  • Please ensure you have permission from your parents to take part and use your school email address to submit your entry. Entries from personal email addresses will NOT be accepted.
  • All video entries should be submitted by email to Mrs Minell and Miss Robertson: 

jminell@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk

mrobertson@didcotgirls.oxon.sch.uk

Deadline is Friday 26th June 2020

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