Group Introductory

Purpose of the Examinations

LAMDA Group Introductory examinations are designed to develop basic communication skills in a group setting.

Learners who prepare themselves appropriately will develop:
1 Interpretative skills
2 Technical skills
3 Interactive skills.

Broad Objectives of the Examinations

1 Interpretive skills

The learners will be required to:

  • learn the words of a poem and recall them aloud as a group

  • respond to a stimulus in a drama game.

2 Technical skills

The learners will be required to:

  • develop skills in voice and diction

  • respond to simple instructions in a drama game.

3 Interactive skills

The learners will be required to:

  • interact as a group.

Examination Description

The LAMDA Group Introductory Stage One examination is designed to introduce learners to basic communication skills in a group setting. Learners will speak one poem from memory, audibly and clearly with some appreciation of meaning and play a drama game with the examiner.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit the learners will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: speak one poem from memory and play one drama game as a group.

Technique

LO2: use appropriate technical skills.

Interaction

LO3: interact as a group.

Examination Description

The LAMDA Group Introductory Stage Two examination is designed to introduce learners to basic communication skills in a group setting. Learners will speak one poem from memory, audibly and clearly with some appreciation of meaning and play a drama game with the examiner.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit the learners will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: speak one poem from memory and play one drama game as a group.

Technique

LO2: use appropriate technical skills.

Interaction

LO3: interact as a group.

Examination Description

The LAMDA Group Introductory Stage Three examination is designed to introduce learners to basic communication skills in a group setting. Learners will speak one poem from memory, audibly and clearly with some appreciation of meaning and play a drama game with the examiner.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this unit the learners will be able to:

Interpretation

LO1: speak one poem from memory and play one drama game as a group.

Technique

LO2: use appropriate technical skills.

Interaction

LO3: interact as a group.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is there a limit to the number of learners in a group?
For LAMDA Group Introductory examinations, the group must contain at least three learners and no more than ten learners.

“With any LAMDA exam, whether it be performance or public speaking, effective communication is a clear by-product.”

Harry Maxwell

Harry Maxwell, entrepreneur and BBC Young Apprentice candidate