Speaking – Elocution 

Age Categories that can participate :  

  • Junior(8 – 12 Years)    

  • Senior(13 – 18 Years)    

  • Youth(19 - 45 Years ) 

  • Veteran(46 Years & Above)

  • Elocution (Malayalam)

    • Topic list: please include the following topics for video submission:

    • Juniors (theme: identity) Choose any of the topics below:

    • Juniors

      • aakasham Neela allayirunnuvengil...

      • ennikku parakkan sadhichal.....

      • valuthakumbol enthanu cheyyuvan ettavum Ishtam.....

    • Senior

      • Home schooling anno, schoolil pokunnathano nalathu....

      • Politics schoolil paddipikanamo?

      • njan President Ayal?

    • Youth​

      • Corona virus thudakkam Muthal nammuku ozhivakamayirunnuvo? Corona kalakattam Enthanu nammale padippichathu?

      • Social media kuttikalkku haneekaramo?

      • Lokam pala competitions nadathunnundu. Enthanu gunavum dhoshavum Annu competitionsil cherunnathukondu ullathu

    • Veteran ​

      • ​ Sambathiyathinayi ningal chilavashicha samayam ningalude kudumpathodoppam nashtapedunna samayathinu vilapettadanennu parayan kazhiyumo?

      •  Oru vekthikkayi ningal pariganikkunna mikacha mooliyangal enthokkeyanu?

      •  Yuvakkalkku ningalude sandesham  Enthanu ? 

  • Elocution (English): Please include following topics for video submission:

    • Juniors (theme: identity) Choose any of the topics below:

    • Topic list : please include following topics for video submission:
      • I wish grown-ups would...

      • What I would change if I could and why

      • Why I am glad not to be...
         

    • Senior (theme: environmental) Choose any of the topics below:

      • Why is water so important

      • Are we going to see a hotter world? What can we do to stop it

      • Is being vegetarian actually better for the planet?
         

    • Adults (theme : wealth) Choose any of the topics below:

      • Fools and their money are easily parted.

      • Does money make the world go round?

      • Real wealth is never measured in money or possession

    • Veteran ​

      • Can you say that the time you spent on earning is worth the time lost with your family? 

      • What are the best values you would consider for an individual? 

      • What is your message to the youth?

General Guidelines 

  • The goal of the elocution competition is to encourage the skills and talents related to the art of speaking in public  

  • Medium: English, Malayalam.

  • The speaker is expected to memorize their speech, and is not allowed to read any part of the speech from any media.  

 

Judgement Criterion 

  • Content  

  • Greeting & introduction of the subject  

  • Exposition of the main theme (conciseness & clarity of message, originality/points of interest, incorporation of personal references, quotations & references)  

  • Moral & practical application  

  • Novelty of the content  

  • Conclusion  

  • Speaking presentation  

  • Verbal clarity (annunciation and pronunciation of words, voice strength and projection, grammar of the sentences)  

  • Presentation/speaking style (mannerisms, audience contact and voice modulation, ability to keep the audience engaged by their speaking style) 
    Note:- The decision of the judges will be final. 

 

Submission Guidelines 

  • The participant should verbally mention their event registration ID at the start of the video.  

  • The video should be of good enough quality to view and hear the participant clearly. 

  • The maximum File Size should not exceed 100 MB. 

  • Must not be edited, the entire hand and face should be clearly visible.  

  • The camera must be fixed in one place for shooting the video. 

  • Audio should be clear without any noise 

  • The submitted clips exceeding the time limit will be disqualified without notice and his/her application shall be treated as null and void. 

  • The speech may not exceed 4 minutes in duration. The time limit will be strictly enforced.