University of Nottingham Malaysia
Centre for English Language and Foundation Education

ESU Public Speaking Competition 2018 – Call for entries

It is with great pleasure that we announce that the English Speaking Union (ESU) of Malaysia will once again be organising the annual Public Speaking Competition in collaboration with the Malaysian Institute of Debating & Public Speaking (MIDP) and the University of Nottingham Malaysia.

Regional venue sponsors include KDU in Penang & Universiti Sarawak Malaysia (UNIMAS) in Kuching. 

The competition is open to all Malaysians aged 16 to 20 at the time of the competition.

All participants will be required to deliver a prepared speech on the themes “Great Artists Have No Country” at the Heats and “The Best Way To Predict The Future Is To Invent It” for the Semi-Finals and Finals. 
Participants will be judged on the substance of their speech, expression and delivery. 

To prepare the students to take part in this competition, a one-day special Public Speaking Workshop at a fee of RM 100.00 per person (including refreshments) will be held at these locations:  

21 April 2018, Saturday from 10:00 to 17:00
Kuala Lumpur  Penang    Kuching 
The University of Nottingham Teaching Centre   KDU Penang University College  Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS) 
Level 2 Chulan Tower 3 Jalan Conlay   32 Jalan Anson Georgetown  Jalan Datuk Mohammad Musa  
50450 Kuala Lumpur 10400 George Town Penang 94300 Kota Samarahan Sarawak 

The Heats & Semi-Finals will be held on:

22 April 2018, Sunday from 10:00 to 17:00 at the same venues as the workshops in Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Kuching.

The Finals will be held on the 28 April 2018, Saturday at the University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus in Semenyih, Selangor.

All workshop participants will receive Certificates of Participation.

The national champion will win an all-expense paid trip to London to take part in the International Public Speaking Competition held from 14 to 18 May 2018.

All finalists will also receive certificates of merit and book vouchers.

Interested participants can register online at here or call ESU at 03-894262788 or MIDP at 03-77315281 for more information.

Deadline for registration will be by 13 April 2018, Friday. 

Posted on 19th March 2018

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