All subjects are taught under The London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art or Trinity College London curriculum through the medium of speech and drama and communication skills according to the preference of the student.
Speaking Verse and Prose
The ability to engage imaginatively with the thought, emotion, style and form of a text. Research text and biographical detail in an analytical form. Understand voice, speech and versification theory in order to realize the specific demands of the text.
Speaking in Public
To adapt language and use vocabulary appropriate to audience, purpose and situation in an oral context. To create opportunities for others to contribute when appropriate. To select, structure and shape subject matter into a coherent and concise oral presentation. To adapt language and form appropriate to audience purpose and situation in an oral context.
To understand character, situation, staging, context, subtext, style and period movement where applicable. To understand the key principles of the acting script according to Stanislavski, Brecht or Edward Gordon Craig.
Students are examined on the following criteria:
Speech and drama
Required to engage imaginatively with thought, emotion, style and form of a text.
Required to build skills in voice, diction, posture and versification.
Required to understand voice, speech and versification theory in order to realize the specific demands of the text.
Required to demonstrate an understanding of the subject matter.
Required an understanding of public speaking skills.
Demonstrate an understanding of techniques required for speaking in public.
The examinations provide learners with an opportunity to measure progress against an international standard, build self- confidence and self esteem and acquire skill certification for career development.