The duration of the Examination will not exceed 40 minutes.
The pass mark is 70 marks.
1. Prepared Public Speaking of no more than 18 Minutes (50 marks)
The candidate is expected to deliver a talk designed for any specific audience (the nature of the imagined audience should be announced before the talk begins). Visual aids, or any other illustrative material or processes, may be used.
2. Impromptu Speaking: no more than 6 minutes (20 marks)
Topics will be given to the Candidate 15 minutes before the examination.
The Candidate will choose one of these and present EITHER a persuasive argument OR an explanatory talk.
Notes may be used.
3. Introduction and Vote of Thanks (15 marks)
The candidate is expected to deliver a two minute introduction to any speaker of his/her choice and follow this with a two minute vote of thanks for the imagined talk.
4. Question and Answer, and Social Speaking (15 marks)
The examiner will ask about any matters arising from the preceding sections.
The candidate will be expected to respond actively and initiate some of the conversation.