MENTELOCUENTE

The contest will be held on May 17 and 18 at the Teatro de la Casa de la Cultura (10 de Agosto between Bolívar and Bernardo Valdivieso). The MENTELOCUENTE event consists of three stages: ORATORY, DEBATE, AND IMPROVISATION.

ORATORY

Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 09h30.

The theme will be: “LIFE AND WORK OF A HIGHLIGHTED PERSON IN ANY SCOPE OF CULTURE”.

PARAMETERS  EVALUATION SCORE
Memorization and Security. 10 pts
Scenic development: Body expression and eye contact. 6 pts
Vocalization 2 pts
Modulation of the voice: volume, rhythm and diction. 4 pts
Content of the Discourse: the speech must contain a brief biography of the teacher to be presented and his most relevant contributions. 8 pts
                        Total 30 pts

ORATORY BASES:

  • Each intervention will have a minimum duration of 5 minutes and a maximum duration of 7 minutes.
  • The order of intervention of the students will be in the same as the registration.
  • The following will be taken into account: corporal expression, diction, intonation and way of addressing the public.
  • The participant must explain the reasons why the character to be exhibited stands out in his cultural field.
  • It must be taken into account that the honored characters will be invited to the event, so the excellent participation of the students is suggested.
  • In case of a tie, the two participants will be rewarded.
  • Keep in mind that characters that have already passed away are not accepted.

Suggested characters:

• Lcda. Teresa Mora from Valdivieso.
• Ing. Alfredo Jaramillo.
• Dr. Benjamín Pinza.
• Lcda. Susana Álvarez.
• Lcda. Maruja de Valdivieso.
• Dr. Reinaldo Valarezo García.
• Lcdo. Eduardo Pucha.
• Dr. Félix Paladines.
• Mario Vargas Llosa.
• Dr. Fausto Aguirre Tirado.
• Dr. Roque Pineda.
• Dr. Galo Guerrero.
• Dr. Mireya Espinosa.
• Dr. Dalton Herrera.
• Dr. Alonso Guamán.
• Dr. Darío Granda.
• Dr. Abel León.
• Lcdo. Santiago Quizhpe.
• Dr. Antonio Quizhpe.

NOTE:
The character chosen by the student can be a prominent teacher of the institution he represents.

PENALTY FOR THE ORATORY
The student may exceed the established time (7 minutes) in a maximum of 30 seconds. One minute before the end and the time is over, a bell will sound. The student who does not meet the minimum or maximum intervention time will be reprimanded with 4 points.

DEBATE

Thursday, May 17, 2018, from 3:00 p.m.

The theme will be: “THE WOMAN IS THE OWNER OF HER BODY AND IN ABSOLUTE FREEDOM TO EXECUTE ABORTION”

PARAMETERS  EVALUATION SCORE
Security when defending opinions. 10 pts
Arguments used to defend their ideas 10 pts
Clarity in expressing ideas. 6 pts
Replying to questions from the audience. 4 pts
             Total 30 pts

BASES OF DEBATE:

  • The intervention time of each student will be of maximum 5 minutes.
  • The order of intervention of the students will be in the same as the registration.
  • Each student will have a counter space of 2 minutes maximum.
  • Once the interventions are over, there will be questions from the attendees and from the members of the Qualifying Jury.
  • The participation must be lucid, demonstrating at all times, their level of eloquence and argumentation, both in the presentation of his speech and in the counter-replies.
  • Finally, the participant must take a position in the debate, that is, he must choose whether he is in favor or against the postulated topic.

PENALTY FOR THE DEBATE

The student who interrupts the use of the word of his partner will be reprimanded with 3 points in the total of his intervention.

You can not proffer or mutter offenses or responses that are offensive or scathing; even losing his composure in the counter-reply will be cause for reprimand, that is, 3 points will be subtracted.

IMPROVISATION

Friday, May 18, 2018, from 08h00.

The theme will be: “THE IMPORTANCE OF LOYALTY, RESPECT, SINCERITY, HONESTY, HUMILITY, PATRIOTISM, EMPATHY, TOLERANCE, SELF-SUFFICIENCY, SOLIDARITY FOR YOUNG PEOPLE”

PARAMETERS EVALUATION SCORE
Discourse structure: Introduction, Body, and Conclusion. 10 pts
Attachment to the subject. 10 pts
The eloquence of the message: Ability to express oneself in public in a fluid, elegant and persuasive way. 10 pts
Stage management: Body Expression and Visual Contact. 5 pts
Clarity of the message. 5 pts
                       Total 40 puntos

IMPROVISATION BASES:

  • The order of intervention of the students will be in the same of the registration.
  • The theme of improvisation will be drawn, randomly at that moment.
  • The duration of the intervention will be a minimum of 2 minutes and a maximum of 5 minutes.
  • In case of a tie, a new topic will be delivered under the same system.
  • Each participant will have a time of 10 minutes to prepare the speech before their participation.

PENALTY FOR IMPROVISATION

The student may exceed the established time (5 minutes) in a maximum of 30 seconds. One minute before the end and when the time is over, a bell will sound. The student who does not meet the minimum or maximum intervention time will be reprimanded with the 2 points.

IMPORTANT:

  • The Unidad Educativa Particular “San Gerardo” will designate a representative of the institution to participate in the event, which will not be part of the contest.
  • The participant must present their student card and attend punctually with the uniform of the institution they represent.
  • The contest is for high school students in the case of Ecuador, and third, fourth and fifth grade in the case of Peru.
  • It is suggested that the president of the student government represent your institution.
  • Failure to comply with the aforementioned, the organizers may disqualify the participating school immediately.
  • Each educational institution may enroll a student.
  • You can not designate different students for each event, each student must pass the three phases (oratory, debate, improvisation).
  • Participants must be legally enrolled in the institution they will represent.
  • The contest is aimed at high school students in the case of Ecuador and fifth grade in the case of Peru.
  • It is suggested that the president of the student government represent your institution, however, any student who complies with the aforementioned profile may be enrolled.
  • Failure to comply with the provisions of this instruction manual, the organizers may disqualify the participating school immediately.

JURY QUALIFIER:

The qualifying jury (independent of the organizing institution) will be made up of prominent figures from our city, who will designate a winner considering the points above. The result of the jury will be unappealable.

PRIZE:

  • The Unidad Educativa Particular “San Gerardo” will issue a certificate of participation to all the contestants.
  • The winners of MENTELOCUENTE will receive:
    • First place: Arupo Blanco
    • Second place: Violet Group
    • Third place: Arupo Rosado
  • The best participation of each of the stages will be recognized with the delivery of a medal.

REGISTRATIONS:

The educational institution must register the participant online, fulfilling the following requirements:

• Registration form: It can be found on the website of the Particular Educational Unit “San Gerardo”: www.sangerardo.edu.ec, which must be completed in full from March 26 to April 30, 2018.

OBSERVATIONS.

  • The participant must be accompanied by a delegation (10 properly uniformed students) from the educational establishment they represent, which must maintain appropriate conduct before, during and after the event.
  • The educational institution can register several participants.
  • Each student will participate in each of the stages of which MENTELOCUENTE consists.

CONTACTS
For more information, contact the Unidad Educativa Particular “San Gerardo”.
Pompeya Campus (Km. 3.5 via Vilcabamba, Loja, Ecuador)
 Telephone: 07 2545744 / Fax 07 2545743
 Office hours: Monday to Friday from 07:15 to 14:00
 Email: mentelocuente@sangerardo.edu.ec
 Website: www.sangerardo.edu.ec

NOTE:
The link to the registration form for MENTELOCUENTE is attached:
https://docs.google.com/a/sangerardo.edu.ec/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSf-9BR_UnoA83g6JKhmIQzYIviRG6iU8mw49AWNoR-3IF3EKw/viewform

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