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ESU HK Schools Speech Festival 2017 - Teacher Training

  • Aston Education 5/F Office Plus @Wanchai, 303 Hennessy Road Wanchai Hong Kong (map)

Supporting Organisation: Aston Education

This programme is designed to help English teachers at either primary or secondary levels to prepare students for the Hong Kong Schools Speech Festival, 2017. The English-Speaking Union’s experienced trainers/educators will be able to offer advice to teachers on diction, expression, interpretation and performance, as well as on techniques for developing students’ appreciation and awareness of rhetorical features of the relevant texts. Participants will be given a chance to share their own experiences.

Materials from last year's competition might be used for discussion.


Session 1  Sat 30 Sept  Choral / Harmonic Speaking   Conductor: Mr Simon Tham

Session 2 Sat 7 Oct Solo Prose Speaking, Solo Prose Reading. Dramatic Duologue    Conductor: Mr Daniel Bird

Session 3   Sat 14 Oct   Solo Dramatic Performance, Dramatic Scenes, Shakespeare Monologue. Thematic Group Speaking. Public-Speaking Solo, Public-Speaking Team     Conductor: Mr Daniel Bird

Session 4    Sat 21 Oct  Solo Verse Speaking    Conductor: Dr Gillian Bickley


Fee: HK$200 per session or HK$700 for 4 sessions

·            Limited places per session. First come first served.

·            Certificates will be awarded for Continuous Professional Development credits.

Biographies of the ESU tutors are available on request.

For enrolment and enquiries: Tel: 6903-2639 or 2186-8449 (M,W,F am only); Email:

Earlier Event: September 18
Later Event: October 16