eTalent Festival Rules – Elocution

Elocution Rules (Malayalam & English)


Competitions will be held separately for Malayalam & English.

Time Limit: 5 minutes maximum.

Instructions: Pick a topic from the Topic List provided below.

Topics for Malayalam Category

1. എനിക്ക് ഇഷ്ടപ്പെട്ട ഒരു യാത്ര
2. ഞാൻ വലുതാകുമ്പോൾ

1. സ്വാതത്ര്യം തന്നെ അമൃതം
2. പരിസ്ഥിതി സംരക്ഷണത്തിൽ കുട്ടികൾക്കുള്ള പങ്ക്

1. ലിംഗ സമത്വം
2. സാമൂഹ്യ മാധ്യമങ്ങളും വ്യക്തി ബന്ധങ്ങളും

Topics for English Category

1. Your favorite memory
2. A person who inspires you

1. What is happiness to you?
2. Social impact of Covid-19

1. Poor health begins in the mind
2. War and its consequences

Judging Criteria:Introduction of the subject (5 points), Structure - organization, development of material, transition (10 points), Language Grammar - pronunciation, vocabulary, verbal clarity (15 points), Content - relevance to topic, logic, originality, accuracy, anecdotes, illustrations (25 points), Delivery - appearance, poise, self-confidence, speaking style, voice modulation, facial expression, audience contact, enthusiasm, gesticulation, effectiveness, mannerisms (25 points), Recapitulation and conclusion (15 points) and Timing (5 points).

Notes – notes are permitted, however the speech should not be read verbatim and excessive reference of note will result in score deduction (10 points),

Please refer to the general rules and video submission guidelines.

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