International Indian Public School, Riyadh

Circular:Public Speaking Competition for Grade VI & VII (2017-18)


12 December 2017                                                            Circular No.: IIPS/Cir/17-18/236

Public Speaking Competition for Grade VI & VII

“Speech is power: Speech is To persuade, To convert, To compel.”-         Ralph Waldo Emerson

Dear Parents,

All round development of the students is not only limited to academic endeavors, but it also demands the enhancement of communication skills. Effective and impressive skills at Public Speaking, is inevitable in today’s education. Unfortunately most of the students feel nervous and panic at the crucial moment. Hence, do not tend to participate and polish the public speaking skills. It is apparently one of the most feared experiences with many. The best way to alleviate these fears is to start training them at an early stage. So with a vision to enhance and pioneer the public speaking skills in our students, we have organized ‘Public Speaking Competition’.

Kindly note that it is an oral competition. The students need to prepare their own speech on the topic given below and present it within the stipulated time. The time allotted for each speaker is 3 minutes with a grace period of 10 seconds.

The competition is rescheduled to the following dates in view of the upcoming Annual Day Celebration

For Grade VI – Sunday, 14 January 2018

·        Topic: ‘Positivity is the key to peaceful life’

For Grade VII- Monday, 15 January 2018

·        Topic: ‘Being book smart  is not the yardstick of intelligence ’

The students will be judged based on the following criteria:

 1. Presentation and Confidence            2. Content

3. Use of language                                4. Voice modulation

5. Body Language and Eye Contact

Looking forward to your support and cooperation.

 Best Regards,
K. M. Abdul Azeez

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