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Oral Interpretation

Interpretative Speaking Events

 

Dramatic Interpretation

  • This is an individual category in which the selections are dramatic or serious) in nature.
  • Selections shall be cuttings from published-printed novels, short stories, plays, poetry, or any other printed-published materials.
  • Presentations must be memorized, without props or costumes.
  • The time limit is 10 minutes which includes an introduction.

 

Humorous Interpretation

  • This is an individual category in which the selections are humorous in nature.
  • Selections shall be cuttings from published-printed novels, short stories, plays, poetry, or any other printed-published materials.
  • Presentations must be memorized, without props or costumes.
  • The time limit is 10 minutes which includes an introduction.

 

Duo Interpretation

  • This is a two-person category in which the selection may be either humorous or dramatic in nature.
  • Selections shall be cuttings from published-printed novels, short stories, plays, poetry, or any other printed-published materials.
  • Presentations must be memorized, without props or costumes.
  • The time limit is 10 minutes which includes an introduction.

Check out these resources to learn more about individual interpretation events!

Idaho Speech Arts Regulations

High School Interpretation Description

High School Duo Interpretation Description

Grading Rubric for Interpretation

Description of Collegiate Speech Events

Interpretation Information for Collegiate Competition

Tips for Program Oral Interpretation – Collegiate Competition

Interpretation Character Analysis

Judging Elements for Interp

Interpretation Introduction Builder

Find Interpretation Literature on the Internet

 Pioneer Monologues

Script Archive

Actor’s Source Monologues

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6 comments

  1. A Warning to every Novice… always, always pick up money off the ground at a debate tournament… all the cool kids are doing it


  2. […] about an interpretation speech (humorous, dramatic, or […]


  3. Maxwell…I respect you for that…
    And another warning to every Novice…
    Biose High is haunted by a bag of evil Cheese Its, and you should never throw it across the hall, it will get you back…


  4. […] learn more about your individual events by looking at the Oral Interpretation, Limited Preparation, or Platform Speaking […]


  5. Dear Curious Chris, it was a haunted bag of ritz bitz


  6. What kind of conversation is this!?! Cheese Its are obviously delicious and full of flavor. 😀



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