QUALIFICATION IN SPEECH
WORTH UP TO 30 UCAS POINTS
It is exciting to be planning your university career. You may have decided on your target universities or still be considering your choices, but either way entrance into the best universities is highly competitive.
One way to ensure success is to take the ESB Qualification In Speech to increase your UCAS points. This will increase your chances of attending your university of choice.
ABOUT THE ESB QUALIFICATION IN SPEECH
This qualification awards up to 30 UCAS POINTS
The ESB Level 3 Certificate in Speech allows learners to demonstrate their oracy skills at an advanced level. The target learner group is Year 12 students or Year 13. The four sections of the qualification provide excellent opportunities to support academic learning and enrichment.
- Oral Presentation (40% of assessment): Learners deliver a presentation on a researched subject of own choice using audio/visual material. In doing so, they use both quantitative and qualitative evidence, and present personal conclusions. They should support their talk with a digital presentation (5 minutes).
- Newspaper Review (20%): Learners lead a discussion based on an article from a quality online or paper-based news source. They give an introductory summary, identify the style, bias and issues raised, and offer an opinion on those issues. They conclude by summarising the opinions of the group (10 minutes).
- Literary Recommendation (20%): Learners provide a literary recommendation of a novel, biography, drama, poetry or public address. They then give a reading or deliver the piece/an extract from memory (4 minutes).
- Questions and Discussion (20%): Learners respond to questions and feedback from the group and the assessor about any section. They should be prepared to contribute ideas and opinions to develop others’ discussions.
THE BENEFITS OF TAKING THE ESB QUALIFICATION IN SPEECH
Flexible lesson times
Easy Payment System
Detailed constructive feedback
You develop valuable skills and experience attractive to universities –
Ability to respond to questions from an audience
Improved confidence levels
THE TUTOR TEAM IS A REGISTERED EXAM CENTRE AUTHORISED TO DELIVER THE ESB QUALIFICATION IN SPEECH
Have you ever been sitting in class or revising for a test and learning the order of the electromagnetic spectrum, or the results for a positive gas test of chlorine, or the dates a certain war happened, and thought “How is this ever going to help me after I leave school??”. Very likely you have.
So, we’re learning our subjects at school and we’re really enjoying them, but just to ruin the enjoyment, we have to do a test. Tests are uncomfortable. They make us stressed and anxious. Why is this? People are afraid of being wrong and being told they are wrong. Nobody wants to fail. We are conditioned
Most of my students I work with are engaged learners. They enjoy learning. They are motivated. They are organised and they know what they need to progress in their studies. They come to me with specific questions and focuses and together we work to understand the topics, identify misconceptions and develop the skills to move