LCM Examinations in Oral Communication are intended to assess and encourage a wide range of inter-personal skills which will be of value in personal and professional life. They will help all who have to communicate in industry, commerce, caring professions, education, performance (including musicians), or as part of their private lives to develop dynamic, effective and sensitive modes of conveying meaning, ideas, facts and empathy.
Age K1-K3
Class size 6
Duration 60 mins
Category Speech & Drama
$ 350 p/h

LCM Examinations in Oral Communication are intended to assess and encourage a wide range of inter-personal skills which will be of value in personal and professional life. They will help all who have to communicate in industry, commerce, caring professions, education, performance (including musicians), or as part of their private lives to develop dynamic, effective and sensitive modes of conveying meaning, ideas, facts and empathy.

Step 1

Tasks
The candidate will exchange names with the examiner and be invited to sit down.
The candidate will talk with the examiner about a picture or a model that the candidate has brought along.
During this conversation the examiner will move on to topics that can reasonably be expected to be within the candidate’s experience.
Tasks
The candidate will exchange names with the examiner and be invited to sit down.
The candidate will talk with the examiner about a toy, a photograph, a book or any object that the candidate is confident to speak about.
The conversation will then move to a wider range of appropriate topics.
Tasks
The candidate will exchange names with the examiner and will be invited to sit down. 4
The candidate will read aloud a passage of prose (approximately 100 words) from a favourite book.
The candidate will talk about an interesting member of their family. (A photograph, or an item associated with the family member, can be brought in, if the candidate finds this helpful.) The conversation with the examiner will discuss why the candidate liked the passage that was read aloud, and will move on to other topics relevant to the candidate’s experience.
Tasks
Performance a) The candidate will introduce and read aloud a passage of prose (approximately 150 words) from a favourite book. b) The candidate will describe an interesting event they took part in (not to exceed 2 minutes).
Sight Reading - The candidate will read aloud a passage provided by the examiner.
Discussion and Folder of Work The candidate will bring to the examination a Folder of Work containing six favourite readings OR background material used in the preparation of 1b. The Folder will conclude with a Personal Reflection on EITHER (a) what content of the passages the candidate liked, and which piece they would find most interesting to communicate OR (b) what their own reactions were to the event. The candidate will be asked questions on the following topics: a) The reading – the meaning, vocabulary and choice. b) Folder of Work – the reasons for the choice of pieces OR incident; the content of the Personal Reflection.
Tasks
Performance a) The candidate will introduce and read aloud a passage of prose (approximately 200 words) from a favourite book. b) The candidate will relate a story; this may be a personal anecdote, or the retelling of a published story (not to exceed 2 minutes).
Sight Reading - The candidate will read aloud a passage provided by the examiner.
Discussion and Folder of Work The candidate will bring to the examination a Folder of Work. It will contain EITHER (a) six pieces of work that the candidate has found interesting OR (b) background material to the story told. The Folder will conclude with a Personal Reflection on EITHER (a) what the candidate found attractive in the pieces, and an assessment of which piece they would most like to deliver OR (b) why the story was of particular significance to them personally. The candidate will be asked questions on the following topics: a) The reading – the meaning, vocabulary and choice. b) Folder of Work – the reasons for the choice of pieces OR story; the content of the Personal Reflection.
Tasks
Performance a) The candidate will bring to the examination an own choice prose work from which the examiner will select a passage to be read aloud. b) The candidate will give a talk on a subject which interests him/her. Visual aids may be used. (Not to exceed 2½ minutes.)
Sight Reading - The candidate will read aloud a passage provided by the examiner.
Discussion and Folder of Work The candidate will bring to the examination a Folder of Work. It will contain EITHER (a) six pieces of work that the candidate has found interesting OR (b) an account of the background material used in preparing the talk. The Folder will conclude with a Personal Reflection EITHER on which two pieces, OR which aspect of the talk, would most hold the attention of listeners. The candidate will be asked questions on the following topics: a) The reading – the meaning, vocabulary and choice. b) Folder of Work – the reasons for the choice of pieces OR the subject of the talk; the content of the Personal Reflection.

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