Student Programs
  • Debate
  • Creative writing
  • Elocution
  • Good manners& etiquettes
  • Personality development
  • Public speaking
  • Readers & writers club

DEBATE

This is an Advanced level Coursemeant especially for those who desire to excel in the art of public speaking. This course is designed to develop the candidate’s language skills, self presentation skills, speech ability, convincing ability, research ability, and also reasoning and argumentative ability. The course is presented in both the modules - Speeches and Debates.

Content- Research for presentation of argument ; Reasoning and preparation of argument ; Language for correct Expression ; Familiarity with the types of speeches ; Writing the speech ; Preparation for deliverance ; Presentation ; Critical Evaluation of Deliverance ; Enhancement Advice .

Approach / Methodology – This objective is to lead the learner on a path of proficiency by providing comprehensive guidance from research and writing to the actual deliverance . Evaluative guidance is provided at each stage . Critical advice includes self analysis .

Schedule- once a week / weekend only sessions

Benefits

Attaining proficiency in speech

Enhancement in logical reasoning

Communication skills enhancement

Improved Language skills

Proficiency in Presentations

Widened career horizons

Elocution– Elocution is the training in the correct form of pronunciation ; Diction and the use of body gestures to supplement verbal expression . The training in the nuances of pronunciation, stress and intonation and the rhythm of speech .This course is ideal for children and teenagers desirous of attaining eloquence in speech. This course helps in attaining fluency attuned to the rhythmic pattern of speech.Elocution is the stepping stone to Rhetoric and Public Oratory.

Content-Stress and intonation, rhythm of speech, Accent and Emphasis, Flow of speech, variety of speech and expression, reduction of accent, overcoming inhibitions, acquiring fluency , learning from the Masters, importance of gestures in speech ;rhythm of prose, poetry fiction and drama;exercises in reading and recitation.

Approach / Methodology – This is a purely verbal course which focuseson the acquisition of distinctive speech. The methodology involves training the mind , tongue and auditory senses through verbal exercises and audio aids for producing unaccented ,rhythmical , expressive speech.

COURSE DURATION : 24 HOURS

SCHEDULE : Weekend classes

Benefits- Extremely beneficial for learners who wish to overcome accent problems ; who aspire to come closer to perfect speech ; who wish to enhance their presentation skills ; who wish to become good orators and public speakers.

It is the stepping stone towards acquisition of perfect PresentationSkills

Overcome accent problems

Enhanced confidence in speech and communication

Enjoy the subliminal content of prose, poetry and fiction

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Creative Writing

This course is designed to train, guide and support students in their creative expression. It is to assist the creative genius into the nuances of Creative Writing – Fiction, Non Fiction, Poetry or Drama.. The course is for those who have a passion for creative writing and for those who intend to become writers, editors, poets, content writers, biographers, script writers, fiction writers or feature writers.

Content

Development and organization of Creative thought; Forms of Expression, Nurturing the Creative genius; Language competency for expression; Nuances of literary expression ; Creative Expression in various forms of Creative Writing.

  • This Programme is offered both for Adults as well as Juniors
  • Duration - 28 hrs
  • Schedule- Once / twice a week / Weekend only

Creative Writing Workshop

Organized both for adults and Juniors

  • Juniors- Organized biannually
  • Summer Workshop – First two weeks of July
  • Second and third week of August
  • 24th Dec – 2nd of January

Assessments

Assessments are done on the basis of Portfolio presentation after the completion, to evaluate learning.

Benefits

Comprehensive targeted guidance for aspiring intellectuals

Releasing and Evolving Creativity and Creative genius

External support for self expression

Enhancement of creative skills / Language skills

Enhanced confidence

Achievement of lifelong aspirations

Target learner- Students , house makers, creatively inclined professionals

Specialization

Candidates can opt for specialization in the following fields after completing the course

  • Fiction Writing- Short Story/ Novel
  • Poetry Writing
  • Biography
  • Journalistic Feature Writing
  • Script writing
  • Drama

COURSE DURATION : 20 HOURS

Study Material Provided

Elocution

Elocution is the training in the correct form of pronunciation ; Diction and the use of body gestures to supplement verbal expression . The training in the nuances of pronunciation, stress and intonation and the rhythm of speech .This course is ideal for children and teenagers desirous of attaining eloquence in speech. This course helps in attaining fluency attuned to the rhythmic pattern of speech . Elocution is the stepping stone to Rhetoric and Public Oratory.

Content

Stress and intonation, rhythm of speech, Accent and Emphasis, Flow of speech, variety of speech and expression, reduction of accent, overcoming inhibitions, acquiring fluency , learning from the Masters, importance of gestures in speech ;rhythm of prose, poetry fiction and drama; exercises in reading and recitation.

Approach / Methodology

This is a purely verbal course which focuses on the acquisition of distinctive speech. The methodology involves training the mind , tongue and auditory senses through verbal exercises and audio aids for producing unaccented ,rhythmical , expressive speech.

COURSE DURATION : 24 HOURS

SCHEDULE : Weekend classes

Benefits

Extremely beneficial for learners who wish to overcome accent problems ; who aspire to come closer to perfect speech ; who wish to enhance their presentation skills ; who wish to become good orators and public speakers.

  • It is the stepping stone towards acquisition of perfect Presentation Skills
  • Overcome accent problems
  • Enhanced confidence in speech and communication
  • Enjoy the subliminal content of prose, poetry and fiction

GOOD MANNERS & ETIQUETTES

In today’s fast-paced, technology-driven society where emails and texts have largely replaced face-to-face interactions and rude behavior such as people barking into cell phones in public spaces or texting at the dinner table are increasingly commonplace, teaching children good manners is something that is more crucial than ever.

One of the most important jobs we have as parents is to help our children develop social skills, show them how to interact in a polite manner with people, and teach them to treat others with respect.

We offer an excellent opportunity to reinforce education of proper etiquette and good manners, as well as strengthen the ability to interact with others. Possessing good manners helps children build confidence, increase self-esteem, improve communication skills, make friends, and create a positive impression on others.

PERSONALITY DEVELOPMENT

As far as students are concerned, effective Personality Development Programmes can aid them in dealing with the challenges of the outside world more effectively and efficiently. This will also help them in understanding the complexities involved in the corporate world. Above all, he or she would know on how to be emotionally balanced.

Personality Development is a tool through which you bring out your capabilities and your strengths making yourself aware of your inner self andbecome more confident to face the outside world.

As far as students are concerned, effective personality development programme can help the students to face and meet the challenges of the outside world more effectively and efficiently. At the same time making it easier for them to climb up the complicated corporate ladder more smoothly.

Skills like problem solving, logical thinking, leadership and communication are highly essential for every candidate today; so, these key areas will be focused by Personality Development programmes in enhancing a student’s career.

PRESENTATION SKILLS FOR PUBLIC SPEAKING

A child needs to overcome the fear of the stage and performing in front of a large crowd from the very beginning, it becomes an essential aspect of school extra curricular activities if you wish to see your child perform to the best of abilities at debates and other speaking competitions. The fear of performing in front of a large audience also influences the confidence at contests such as debates and speech competitions.

This is an Advanced level Course meant especially for those who desire to excel in the art of public speaking. This course is designed to develop the candidate’s language skills, self presentation skills, speech ability, convincing ability, research ability, and also reasoning and argumentative ability. The course is presented in both the modules - Speeches and Debates.

Content

Research for presentation of argument ; Reasoning and preparation of argument ; Language for correct Expression ; Familiarity with the types of speeches ; Writing the speech ; Preparation for deliverance ; Presentation ; Critical Evaluation of Deliverance ; Enhancement Advice .

Approach / Methodology

This objective is to lead the learner on a path of proficiency by providing comprehensive guidance from research and writing to the actual deliverance . Evaluative guidance is provided at each stage . Critical advice includes self analysis .

SCHEDULE : Once a week / weekend only sessions

Benefits

Attaining proficiency in speech

Enhancement in logical reasoning

Communication skills enhancement

Improved Language skills

Proficiency in Presentations

Widened career horizons

Reader’s and Writer’s Club

This is an on going activity on a membership basis . It is an intellectual bonding of creatively inclined persons. Members of the club meet once a week for two hours on a designated time to deliberate upon the chosen subject of the week. This Club serves as a platform for budding amateur writers as well as established ones , whosoever wish to be a part of it; to exchange intellectual creative views on their writing ;a platform to ‘read aloud’ their works, to exchange creative ideas for literary expression soaring beyond the limitations of languages or nationalities.