LAMDA Speaking in Public Certification

LAMDA Speaking In Public Exams are designed to develop the skills necessary for effective oral communication and public presentation. These examinations will benefit native English speakers as well as those for whom English is a second language. 

WHAT IS LAMDA

LAMDA (London Academy Music and Dramatic Art) is one of the UK’s oldest and most respected awarding bodies. LAMDA has been offering practical examinations in communication and performance subjects for over 130 years.

In this time, LAMDA's qualifications have helped hundreds of thousands of candidates of all ages and abilities to develop lifelong skills.

LAMDA exams are about achievement – recognizing and rewarding the endeavors of each individual – but they are also about empowerment. LAMDA's ultimate aim is to provide all people with the opportunity to develop the life skills they need to be a success: attributes such as self-confidence and the ability to communicate clearly and present ideas.

At the heart of LAMDA examinations is the recognition that our qualifications are for everyone.

Across the globe, LAMDA's examinations unite learners of all ages, abilities, backgrounds, and cultures in enthusiasm for the English language and a desire to develop skills for life.

OBJECTIVES

Learners who prepare themselves appropriately will develop:

Oral Language Skills

The learner will be required to select, structure and shape subject matter into a coherent and concise speech and adapt language and form to audience, purpose, and situation where appropriate.

Technical Skills

The learner will be required to build skills in vocal projection and clarity of speech; match tonal register to audience, purpose, and situation where appropriate; and integrate body language, notes and visual aids where appropriate, to support the subject matter and engage the listener.

Knowledge of Oral communication skills

The learner will be required to have a knowledge and understanding of the techniques required for speaking in public.

STRUCTURE

Entry Level

The LAMDA Entry Level Award in Communication:

Speaking in Public is designed to introduce learners to basic skills in public speaking. Learners will be able to prepare and deliver a speech about a book of their own choice. They will speak audibly and clearly. They will be able to answer questions about the reasons for their choice of book and will maintain a brief conversation with the examiner on a topic of their own choice.

 

Level 1 / Grade 1 -3 

The LAMDA Level 1 Award in Communication:

Speaking in Public is designed to enable learners to develop basic skills in public speaking. Learners will be able to prepare and deliver a speech with a clear structure. They will speak audibly and clearly. The use of visual aids will help to engage the audience. Learners will be able to answer questions about the content of their speech and maintain a conversation with the examiner on a topic of their own choice. They will ask questions to further the conversation (Grade 3 only).

 

Level 2 / Grade 4 -5 

The LAMDA Level 2 Award in Communication:

Speaking in Public is designed to enable learners to develop a range of skills in public speaking. Learners will be able to select appropriate subject matter and prepare and deliver two speeches. Effective preparation and study will be evident, leading to secure performance. Use of body language and voice will be combined to engage the audience. Learners will be able to answer questions on the skills required for preparing their speeches and maintain a conversation with the examiner on a given topic. They will ask questions to further the conversation and listen supportively.

 

Level 3 / Grade 6 - 8 / Bronze, Silver & Gold

The LAMDA Level 3 Certificate in Communication:

Speaking in Public is designed to enable learners to develop a wide range of skills in public speaking. Learners will be able to deliver two prepared speeches and one impromptu speech. They will integrate their knowledge and skills, demonstrating an understanding of the subject matter and the techniques required to speak in public. The presentation will be grounded in thorough and relevant preparation. Physical and vocal flexibility will be combined to engage the audience. Learners will be able to answer questions on the techniques required for speaking in public and for preparing speeches. They will also be able to demonstrate knowledge of different styles of speech (Grade 8 only).

OUTCOMES

Entry Level

prepare and deliver a speech about a book, demonstrating an understanding of the subject matter.
use the skills required for speaking in public.
know and understand the techniques required for speaking in public

 

Level 1 / Grade 1 -3 

prepare and deliver a speech, demonstrating an understanding of the subject matter.
use the skills required for speaking in public.
know and understand the techniques required for speaking in public.

 

Level 2 / Grade 4 -5 

prepare and deliver two speeches, demonstrating an understanding of the subject matter.

demonstrate the skills required for speaking in public.
know and understand the techniques required for speaking in public.

Level 3 / Grade 6 - 8

prepare and deliver two speeches, demonstrating an understanding of the subject matter.
demonstrate the skills required for speaking in public.
prepare and deliver an impromptu speech.
demonstrate an understanding of the techniques required for speaking in public
demonstrate an understanding of the techniques required for preparing speeches
know and understand different styles of speech (Grade 8 only).

EXAM PERIOD

MARCH
Registration Deadline: end of January
Training Period: December – February

SEPTEMBER
Registration Deadline: end of May
Training Period: June - August

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