Speech Contest

Dear colleagues!

We would like to inform you of NOVELTA English Language Speech Contest!

1st and 2nd year students are invited to participate and speak on the topic:

«Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune» (Jim Rohn)


This Contest is designed to develop students’ communication and delivery skills through participation in public speaking activities, and increase their awareness and understanding of persons’ values and priorities in life. They research, write, and then deliver a speech based upon  the suggested topic.


Basic information.

Topic of Speech: «Formal education will make you a living. Self-education will make you a fortune» (Jim Rohn)


Eligible Participants: 1st and 2nd year students of every local participating university; 1st and 2nd  place winners of local contest will advance to final competition.

Local Contest Dates: local contests should be held up to October 16, 2014.

Deadlines: the results of every local contest should be sent to the Organizing Committee not later, than October 17, 2014.

Final Contest Date and Place:  October 30, 2014 (from 10 a.m. to 16 p.m.) at Novosibirsk State Technical University (Conference Hall, 5th building).

Contest Structure: 1st stage: delivering prepared speeches (time limit – 6 min.)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                            2nd  stage: delivering extemporaneous speech (time limit – 3 min.)



We are looking forward to your active participation!


For more information, please, visit the website of the Foreign Languages Department (Faculty of Humanities, NSTU)

or contact Speech Contest Organizing Committee:

E-mail: a.vyacheslavovna@gmail.com

Tel. (383) 346-02-57

Elena A. Melekhina, President of NOVELTA

Anna V. Proskurina, Speech Contest Organizer