GLEC Scoring Criteria

  1. Multi-stage examination and evaluation will proceed for all files and recorded videos based on the below scoring criteria by the GLEC Evaluation Committee.
  2. As part of a monitoring and further examination, the entire contest procedure will be recorded. All participants are considered to consent to the video/audio recordings and the use of recordings being used by the GLEC Secretariat. The use of recordings may include: supervision, examination, edit, website post, etc.
  3. We consider the following to be acts of dishonesty. If we discover that you have engaged in any of the following while participating in the contest, your results will be invalidated.
  • Opening another webpage or browsing another website
  • Using notes, smartphones or other materials
  • Talking on the phone or to other people
  • Someone other than you takes any portion of the contest
  • Someone else is in the room while you are taking the contest
  • Other dishonest acts

Speech

Content
Knowledge
  • Did the participant show an understanding of the topic with appropriate research?
  • How much amount of work is involved in preparation?
  • Was the participant able to answer questions from the judges?
Organization
  • Is there an introduction/development of ideas/conclusion?
  • Was there a logical progression of ideas?
Originality
  • Is there an interesting angle?
  • Was the information synthesized or copied from a book or the internet?
Expression
  • Are various vocabulary and phrases used appropriately?
Style
Language
  • Was the language precise, grammatically correct and vivid?
  • Did the participant speak clearly and not read?
Eloquence
  • Did the participant show interest and enthusiasm for the topic?
Fluency
  • Did the participant smoothly deliver the speech in a good pace?
Body Language
  • Did the participant maintain good posture and eye contact?
  • Did the participant use facial and hand gestures?


Any speeches can be invalidated if:


  plagiarized some or all of other people’s speech

  the time is exceeded

Essay

Content
Organization
  • Did the essay include a proper title?
  • Is there an introduction/body/conclusion?
  • Was there a logical progression from the thesis to the development of ideas?
Knowledge
  • Did the participant show an understanding of the topic with enough sources to support the arguments?
  • Did the essay rely on contemporary and insightful research?
Originality
  • Is there an interesting angle?
  • Was the information synthesized or copied from a book or the internet?
Expression
  • Did the participant arrange the ideas in a logical order; using transitions and other devices to link ideas effectively within and between paragraphs?
  • Did the participant use precise language, varied sentence patterns and various vocabulary to express ideas?
Style
Sentence Structure

Grammar

Usage


Any essays can be invalidated if:


  plagiarized some or all of other people’s writings

  the word limit is exceeded

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