Department of English and Modern Languages

Great Moments in History

france  spain  germany

Reenactment: Historical moment chosen by students
Five points possible for each of the following:

  1. Target language use (quantity)
  2. Accuracy of language
  3. Dramatic effect
  4. Projection/audibility
  5. Creativity
Prizes: Scholarships ($1,000 and $500) awarded to individual team members for first and second place in each language.

Students perform a historically significant event that took place in the Chinese-, French-, German-, or Spanish-speaking world. A team may have up to five students. Props and costumes are not required, but will count toward creativity. The time frame is 3-6 minutes. Students should use as much of the target language as possible.