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PolyU Invitational English Speech Contest

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PolyU Invitational English Speech Contest1000  540 px 2
  • Date

    14 Oct 2023

  • Organiser

    Department of English and Communication, PolyU

  • Time

    09:00 - 15:00

  • Venue

    PolyU Campus  


Theme: Environment and Sustainability in Hong Kong

Secondary school students who participate in the Speech Contest will benefit from gaining confidence in public speaking, improving communication skills, developing critical thinking skills, enhancing language proficiency, and having the opportunity to win prizes.

The contest will consist of three components:

  • Poetry Recitation (2 – 3 minutes; themed)
  • Impromptu Speech (2 – 3 minutes)
  • Persuasive Speech (5 minutes; themed

Eligibility criteria: S.5/Grade 11/Year 12 students (in 2023-24 academic year)

Prizes: Trophy and certificate


  • Each school can send a maximum of 5 students (one application per school)
  • Selected participants will attend compulsory training workshops held on three Saturdays in September on the PolyU campus
  • Winners will be given favourable consideration for entry to PolyU

Submit your application before 25 May:

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