10 minutes speech notes+10 slides PPT

The speech should be more colloquial, and the PPT should be concise and clear. Grasp the key points.
You need to use the article provided by the student. After reading it, extract a point of view from the article, which must be related to the article.
Students suggest that they can describe the article, personal feelings, find another article for comparison, and state their personal views
Provide specific homework requirements and reading content. Write in strict accordance with the requirements and refer to the order provided by the students.
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­ELC Speaking band descriptors for Academic Presentations

 

Band Task Fulfilment (incl. structure and answers to questions) 40% Understanding and Use of Sources 40% Delivery (incl. fluency and visual aids 20%
Outstanding

A++

90 – 100%

 

• fulfils task requirements in every respect

 

•outstanding degree of organisation, coherence and progression

 

• presents an outstanding response to the question

 

• impressive response to questions; entirely appropriate and effective throughout

expert inter- and intra-section signposting

 

 

• presents an expert understanding of all main issues and wider implications

 

• gives striking personal insight and creative critical analysis; highly impressive consideration of differing arguments/perspectives

 

• where appropriate uses an extensive range of relevant evidence

 

 

• entirely natural and appropriate use of notes

 

• outstanding use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language)

 

• speaking pace and use of pauses are expertly controlled and varied according to meaning/emphasis

 

Excellent

A+

80 – 89%

• fulfils task requirements thoroughly

 

• extremely well organised and coherent; very clear and logical progression

 

• presents a well-developed response to the question with relevant, extended and supported ideas entirely appropriate to the audience

 

• response to questions appropriate and effective throughout

 

• excellent inter- and intra-section signposting

 

 

• presents a thorough understanding of all main issues and wider implications

 

• shows clarity of thought, personal insight and originality; thorough consideration of differing arguments/perspectives

 

• where appropriate uses a wide range of relevant evidence demonstrating extensive reading

 

 

• natural and appropriate use of notes

 

• excellent use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language)

 

• speaking pace and use of pauses are excellently controlled and varied according to meaning/emphasis

 

Very good

A

70-79%

fulfils task requirements well

 

• well organised and coherent; clear and logical progression

 

• presents a response to the question that is relevant; ideas are extended and supported with a good level of appropriacy to the audience

 

• response to questions generally appropriate and effective

 

• very good inter- and intra-section signposting

 

• presents a very good understanding of all main issues along with a grasp of the wider implications

 

• shows generally clear thought, and a degree of originality; there is a good account of differing arguments/perspectives

 

• where appropriate uses a range of relevant evidence demonstrating a good amount of reading

 

 

• appropriate use of notes

 

• good use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language)

 

• speaking pace and use of pauses are controlled and varied well according to meaning/emphasis

Good – sound

B+

65 – 69%

 

 

 

• generally fulfils task requirement but some parts may be more fully covered than others

 

• arranges information and ideas coherently and there is clear overall progression

 

• presents, extends and supports relevant main ideas but some may be inadequately developed/unclear and/or not always taking into account audience’s prior knowledge

 

• response to questions appropriate for the most part

 

• good inter- and intra-section signposting

 

• presents a good understanding of main issues, adopting a position with a generally analytical approach although there may be some inappropriate use of description; good attempts to present balanced argument(s)

 

• where appropriate, presents evidence of sufficient reading with generally appropriate incorporation of sources.

• generally appropriate use of notes

 

• uses appropriate presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language) for the most part

 

• speaking pace and use of pauses are generally controlled and varied according to meaning/emphasis

Good – developing

B

60 – 64%

 

 

 

• generally fulfils task requirement but some key parts require fuller coverage

 

• good overall progression, though the arrangement of information and ideas may be less coherent or logical in places

 

• presents, extends and supports relevant main ideas for the most part, but several points may be inadequately developed/unclear and/or not always taking into account audience’s prior knowledge

 

• reasonably good inter- and intra-section signposting

 

• response to questions appropriate for the most part

 

• presents a good understanding of some main issues, adopting a position with a generally analytical approach although several places may rely overly on description; some subjectivity/lack of balanced argument may be apparent

 

• where appropriate presents evidence of sufficient reading with generally appropriate incorporation of sources, though some unsupported assertions made

• generally appropriate use of notes, but may be over-reliant on such at times

 

• uses appropriate presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language) for the most part

 

• controlled speaking pace though may lose coherence at times due to occasional repetition, self-correction or hesitation

 

Satisfactory

C+

55 – 59%

• only partially addresses the task

 

• presents information with some organisation and coherence but there may be a lack of overall progression

 

• lack of elaboration of ideas and arguments: there may be insufficient support or minor/ irrelevant detail may be included at the expense of supporting detail and/or audience’s prior knowledge not always taken into account

 

• response to questions sometimes inappropriate

 

some attempts to use inter- and intra-section signposting

• some understanding of main issues

 

• expresses a position but the development is not always clear; much of the content may be descriptive when a critical approach is required; ; and/or some obvious subjectivity/lack of balanced argument

 

• where appropriate evidence of some reading but there may be an over-reliance on sources or incorporation of sources may be inappropriate or insufficient

• some inappropriate use of notes; may often be over-reliant on such, hindering engagement with audience

 

• use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact) sometimes inappropriate

 

• usually maintains flow of speech but more complex communication causes fluency problems

 

Satisfactory

C

50 – 54%

• only partially addresses the task; neglect of easily identifiable key areas

 

• presents information with some recognisable organisation and coherence but there may be a lack of overall progression

 

• obvious lack of elaboration of ideas and arguments; readily apparent lack of support or trivial/irrelevant detail often included at the expense of supporting detail and/or audience’s prior knowledge not always taken into account

 

• response to questions sometimes inappropriate

 

• lacking, or ineffective use of inter- and intra-section signposting

• some, though often superficial understanding of main issues

 

• attempts to express a position but which is not always developed clearly or consistently; an over-reliance on description rather than critical analysis; and/or inappropriate subjectivity/lack of balanced argument

 

• where appropriate evidence of some reading but there may be an over-reliance on sources or incorporation of sources may be inappropriate or obviously lacking

• frequently inappropriate use of notes; frequent over-reliance significantly hinders engagement with audience

 

• use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact) sometimes inappropriate

 

• usually maintains flow of speech but more complex communication causes fluency problems with more obvious breakdowns, causing strain for the listener

 

 

Basic

D

40 – 49%

• Task only addressed in a minimal way due to  serious omissions, irrelevancies or misunderstandings or because the answer is tangential

 

• limited attempt at organisation and no clear progression

 

• presents some main ideas but these are difficult to identify and may be repetitive, irrelevant or not well supported / audience’s prior knowledge often not taken into account

 

• response to questions often inappropriate

 

• absent or erroneous inter- and intra-section signposting

• limited understanding of main issues evident

 

• position is difficult to identify; analysis is limited or non-existent

 

• where appropriate limited or no evidence of reading and/or over-reliance on sources or inappropriate or insufficient incorporation of sources

• mostly inappropriate use of notes; obvious over-reliance greatly hinders engagement with audience

 

• use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language) frequently inappropriate

 

• poor pronunciation may affect intelligibility at times

 

• cannot maintain speech without noticeable pauses and may speak slowly with frequent repetition and self-correction

Fail

F+

33 – 39%

 

• inadequately / barely addresses the task

 

• no clear organisation or progression

 

• few ideas presented with insufficient or no development / audience’s knowledge not taken into account

 

• inappropriate or no response to questions

• lack of understanding and focus

 

• no position established

 

• where appropriate, no evidence of reading

 

• inaccuracies in data presented

 

• almost entirely inappropriate use of notes; over-reliance almost prevents any engagement with audience

 

• use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language) inappropriate

throughout

 

• generally poor pronunciation frequently interferes with communication

 

 

• speaks with long pauses which causes considerable strain for the listener

Fail

F

20 –32%

• barely addresses the task with very little or no development of ideas

 

• no clear organisation or progression

 

• unable to respond to questions

• serious lack of understanding or misunderstanding

 

• no position attempted

 

• almost no critical analysis is evident

 

• serious inaccuracies in data presented

 

• over-reliance on notes throughout prevents engagement with audience

 

• very poor use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language)

 

• very poor pronunciation interferes with communication throughout

 

• speaks with extended pauses which causes serious strain for the listener

Fail

FF

0 – 19%

• does not address the task in any way

 

• fails to organise the presentation in any way

 

• unable to respond to questions

• evaluation is not possible as the presentation does not demonstrate any clear understanding of the issues

 

• data presented is entirely inaccurate

 

• complete reliance on notes throughout prevents any engagement with audience whatsoever

 

• extremely poor or no use of presentation techniques (e.g. visual aids, projection of voice, engagement of audience, eye contact, body language)

 

• speech is unintelligible