2010speechcontestrules5withaddress - Chinese Language...

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Chinese Language Teachers Association of California (CLTAC) ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____ CLTAC MANDARIN  SPEECH CONTEST Lowell High School, 1101 Eucalyptus Dr, San Francisco, CA 94132 / Saturday, April 24, 2010 (registration 11:30 AM) OFFICIAL RULES PLEASE READ IT OVER CAREFULLY, and explain the rules to your students. 1. The contestant  must  be a student  currently  enrolled  in a Mandarin  Chinese program  during  the 2009-2010 academic year at   an elementary  school, a middle/senior  high  school, a community  college, or a university  that is fully accredited  by the   Western  Association  of Schools and  Colleges (WASC), or is a member  of the National  Association  of Independent  Schools   (NAIS).  2. The instructor of the contestant must be an active member in good standing of the Chinese Language Teachers Association of California (CLTAC). The annual membership fee ($15.00 as of April 2010) must be paid by the instructor before students are eligibility to compete . 3. In order to maintain the high quality of the contest and to keep it more manageable, we require that each participating school hold a preliminary contest within the school/class and choose  NO MORE THAN  FIVE STUDENTS PER   CATEGORY, PER CLASS  to participate  in the contest. 4. Contest speeches must  be memorized , and  be 2 to 5 minutes  in duration. POINTS WILL BE DEDUCTED FOR READING. 5. Each contestant  should  compose  his/her  original speech . NO CONTESTANT MAY USE A SPEECH DELIVERED BY  ANOTHER CONTESTANT IN PREVIOUS YEARS.  We reserve the right to disqualify contestants  with  identical speeches. 6. The purpose  of the speech contest is to foster good  language  skills.  Emphasis is placed  on  accuracy in      pronunciation and       tones, fluency, delivery, cadence, as well  as content . 7.
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