Date: 12 Nov 2008
Subject:UK National Arabic Declamation Contest
Recite a poem or tell a story
Open to learners of all standards
~The best performances will be awarded prizes by a distinguished panel of judges
~ An excellent way for students to build confidence and learn about Arab culture
~ A great opportunity for students and teachers to meet their colleagues from other institutions and regions.
Date: Sunday 1 March
Time: 2.30 – 5.30 pm
Place: Eton College (Upper School building), Berkshire SL4 6DW
HOW TO TAKE PART
1. Pick a short text that you would like to recite. (The maximum length for each performance is two minutes.)
2. You can recite either as an individual or in a group. (There is no limit to the number of members in a group entry.)
3. Memorise the text and recite it to your teacher.
4. Your teacher can submit up to two entries (either individuals or groups) for each category (see below) to represent your school/college/university at the contest.
5. There will be two categories: Beginners and Open. See below for definitions.
6. Entry is through the school/college/university only. Individual entries will not be accepted.
7. It would be a good idea to organise an internal contest within your school/college/university to decide who will represent it at the national contest.
8. Entries can be made via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. The following information is needed:
(a) Name of institution
(b) Details of participants (names, ages, categories and whether they will be taking part as individuals or groups)
(c) Copies of texts that they will recite;
(d) The number of non-participants (teachers, friends, relatives etc) that will be attending.
9. The deadline for entries is 30 January 2009.
10 If you would like to receive a pack of suggested texts, please e-mail your request to email@example.com.
- Students not from an Arabic-speaking background who are at school/college and below GCSE standard.
- Students not from an Arabic-speaking background who are at university and in their first year.
- Students at school/college or university from an Arabic-speaking background.
- Students not from an Arabic-speaking background who are at school/college and of GCSE standard or above.
- Students not from an Arabic-speaking background who are at university and in their second, third or fourth year.
All entries and enquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org by 30 January 2009.
See you there!