2019 Chinese Speech Competition

2019.0904

2019 Chinese Speech Competition

Ø  Goal:

1.     Improve students’ Chinese proficiency and enhance their ability to express themselves in Chinese.

2.     Select and train foreign students who have potentials in making Chinese speeches to represent NTNU to compete in national speech contests.

*All contestants of MTC Chinese Speech Competition have a chance to be selected by our MTC teachers to win free “1-on-1 tutoring of oral expression” course after the competition.

Ø  Date: September 25th, 2019 (Wed.) 13:30-17:30 PM

Ø  Location: R504

Ø  Qualification of Contestants: MTC students or NTNU international students

Ø  Application Deadline: now – September 19th.  Please sign up in R709.

Ø  Speech Topic (please select one topic from below):

My viewpoint on riding motorbike in Taiwan.

My viewpoint on strike in Taiwan.

How to use sense of humor resolving embarrassed condition?

What’s the best beautiful view in Taiwan?

How to accept the groups of gender diversity?

Ø  The grading standards:

1.     Content 40%, posture 20%, expression 30%, time-control 10%, total 100%.

2.     The time limit is 4-5 minutes. The bell will be rung once when the speech reaches 4 minutes, rung twice at 5 minutes. If the speech surpasses 6 minutes, the bell will be rung three times and one point will be deducted for every additional minute over the time limit.

Ø  Prizes: Top 3 winners are awarded when 25 or more contestants entered in the competition. Top 2 winners are awarded when less than 25 contestants entered in the competition.

1st Place: 8,000 NTD, an award certificate and a medal

2nd Place: 6,000 NTD, an award certificate and a medal

3rd Place: 5,000 NTD and an award certificate and a medal

Consolation Prize (1 or 2 winners): 1,000 NTD and an award certificate

Ø  Notes:

1.     Deposit: NT$200 (will be returned upon attending the competition)

2.     Contestants should arrive at R504 at 13:10 p.m. on Sep. 25th to receive the number cards to decide the order of their performance.

3.     The cash prizes listed above will be taxed up to 20% according to tax regulations for foreigners in Taiwan

4.     In the interest of fairness, contestants may not use the school presentation aids, such as computers, projectors, mobile devices, Power points, etc.

5.     Winners of the competition must represent NTNU to compete in national speech contests. If winning students cannot represent NTNU, their awards will be forfeited. *Please refer to “National Dr. Sun Yat Sen Memorial Hall 2019 Foreign Students Chinese Public Speaking Competition” regulations.

6.     The competition has no level requirements. 3 supplementary hours are given to students who enter the contests. All MTC students are welcome to join.

7.     2 supplementary hours are given to students who watch the competition. Welcome to cheer for the contestants on September 25th.