BTDA Speech and Drama Online Certification
Online Certification for Candidates aged 8-18 by BTDA
5 Certification Levels to Cultivate Candidates' Interest in Drama & Speech
Language Expression, Body Movements, Sensibility and Appreciation in Art
BTDA Official Certificate, Academic Report and Trophy
Ann Oliver MBE
BTDA President and Founder
Outstanding Female of Europe
Member of the British Empire
Hello and Welcome from the British Theatre Dance Association (BTDA)!
BTDA is pleased to be able to offer its Speech and Drama programmes to Chinese students for online assessment for the first time.
This is a great opportunity for all concerned and a significant step forwards, helping to bring the world together. You will be one of the first to pioneer this new chapter in our journey and we look forward to welcoming you on board. I am sure you will enjoy working towards your examination, we in turn are working hard to ensure that your online examination experience is a good one. All our examiners are very experienced and will adopt a friendly but professional approach.
Good luck with your studies and above all enjoy yourself, learning is fun and performing builds confidence and self-esteem.
Ann Oliver MBE
The British Theatre Dance Association
The British Theatre Dance Association is a member of the Council for Dance, Drama and Musical Theatre (CDMT) and one of the world's most influential institutions for English Speech and Drama. It was established in 1972 by its President Ann Oliver MBE as a Midlands based Association which has subsequently spread throughout the United Kingdom and overseas. BTDA Area Organisers service the majority of the areas within the UK, conducted and issued more than 70,000 accreditation exams and certificates in the UK, New Zealand, Qatar, Dubai, Malta, Turkey, Iceland and other European countries. BTDA offer a portfolio of examinations and qualifications in a variety of disciplines, for students of all ages and abilities.
Speech and Drama Examination Introduction
Speech and Drama Examination is an international certification system (English & Special Ability) provided by the British Theatre Dance Association (BTDA) to the world. It combines English learning and skills based learning by means of speech, performance, drama and expression. BTDA is available to all learners and lovers of English speech and drama, offering a series of certification exams and awards to recognize individual achievements. BTDA promotes its Online Certification in China.
There are five levels for students aged 8-18. The Crystal Awards are offered at levels C1, C2, C3, C4 and C5. Each level has different learning objectives and assessment criteria, and their learning outcomes will be significantly different. With the increase of the level, the requirements and difficulty for candidates will be gradually intensified .
|Time Limit||10 mins||15 mins|
|Contents||Tongue Twister, Poem Recital, Reading, Dramatised Conversation|
2023 BTDA Examination Schedule
Note: Refunds and session transfers are not supported 10 days before the registration deadline.
|Sep. 30th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Sep. 2nd||Closed|
|Oct. 28th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Sep. 30th||Closed|
|Nov. 25th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Oct. 28th||Open|
|Dec. 30th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Nov. 30th||Open|
|Jan. 27th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Dec. 27th||Open|
|Feb. 24th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Jan. 24th||Open|
|Spring||Mar. 30th, Sat||From 2:00 pm||Feb. 29th||Open|
Why BTDA Speech and Drama Certification
There are five levels of award: C1, C2, C3, C4, C5
Certificates and Awards
Candidates who passed the examinations succeessfully will receive a certicate and trophy from The British Theatre Dance Association. There are two certicates: one is the authoritative certicate, the other is the professional examination report.
Authoritative certificate will show the grades, there are five grades for each level:
|Candidate can simply express limited content, and showing stage fright|
|Candidate can express most of the content with a little stage fright|
|Candidate is able to express all the content of the test without stage fright|
|Candidate is able to express all the content passionately, enjoyably, clearly, and answer the questions well|
|Candidate can use the proper language and tone in different situations and talk fluently with the examiner, cover the new topic with confidence and excellent adaptability|
Professional examination report
Depending on the levels of the exam, The British Theatre Dance Association will hand out different awards:
- Small Crystal Shield
- Medium Crystal Shield
- Large Crystal Shield
*The certificates, professional examination report and trophy will be sent from the UK to China within 6 weeks from the end of the examination, and then ASDAN China will send them to the address reserved for each candidate
GOLD TRIPLE AWARDS
Candidates who successfully achieve 3 different levels of examinations within one year period are eligible for a Gold Triple Award.
- Test Language: English
- Examination Tool: Zoom Cloud Video (examinee should prepare computer, laptop or Ipad with microphone and camera)
- Site Requirements: clean space larger than 2 square meters
- Dress Code: neat clothes, the hair should be tidy and clean without covering the face
- Standing Position: Please stand one meter away to make sure the examiner can see your whole body
- Log into zoom meeting waiting room 10 minutes ahead of examination time and wait for your turn to enter the meeting.
- The examiner will verify name, certification grade and ID card of the candidates.
- Follow examiners instructions for each session.
- Examinee should say “thank you” after each session of performance.
- Examinee should say “thank you” and bow to give regards before exiting the room.
- Include registration, certificate, report, medal and express mailing. No refund or session transfer from 10 days before the registration closing day.
Regional Academic Specialists
Ms Zhang 13269709296
Ms Wang 15618633087
Ms Wu 13166025498
Ms Li 15507502864
Ms Li 18502808484
Mr Wang 13086629260