Japanese Speech Contest 2018


1. Date  : November 27, 2018
2. Place : UNTL
3. Guideline

  • ​For 4 mins or less
  • No specific theme (Candidates can choose a topic and express their own opinion on the topic in Japanese)
  • No group presentation allowed
  • Present without looking at notes (presentation with reading notes will effect on your evaluation of your speech)
  • Q and A session after the presentation will also be evaluated
​     Qualifications
​     [Common requirement for both Beginners and Intermediates]
  • Non-Japanese native speakers who reside in Timor-Leste
  • Less than 2 years experience of stay in Japan
  • Age: 17 above
     - Beginner Level
  • Less than 2 years Japanese learning experience
     - Intermediate Level
  • Not less than 2 years Japanese learning experience
​     [Advance (Special participation)] (Presentation not to be assessed)
  • Two years or longer stay in Japan
  • Non-native Japanese speakers reside in Timor-Leste
4. Entry procedure and Submission Deadline
​     Submit the following to Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste
  1. ​Entry form (can be downloaded from here)
  2. Speech manuscript in Japanese (A4 size, 1 to 2 pages)
  3. English (preferred) or Tetun translation of the manuscript
     * Note: Students who study Japanese at UNTL or Sta. Rafaela East Timor Funds should consult with your teachers before submitting the forms.
     * Multiple entries not permitted 
​Submission Deadline: October 26, 2018 (Friday)

​5. Qualifying Assesment:
     - Document Screening guideline to select candidates
  1. ​Whether it meets all the requirements
  2. Felicity of the usage of Japanese words
  3. Whether the choice of the topic attracts audiences
​     The Embassy will contact directly to the successful applicants by ​mid-November.

6. Prize
​     - Beginners and Intermediates 
  • Ambassador of Japan to Timor-Leste Award
  • Rector of UNTL Award
  • Honourable Mention
  • Participation Award
     - Special Participation
  • ​Special Participation Award

For inquiry: Embassy of Japan in Timor-Leste
​Tel: 332-3131/2
​Email: jpemb.pr.tl@di.mofa.go.jp