Leslie's historic UK Guide Badge Syllabuses

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1965 (July) POR - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of her own choice, lasting not less than one minute and not more than two minutes.

2) After a short time for preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester.

3) a) Introduce, and thank, a visitor to a meeting.

b) Prepare and take Guide Prayers, or speak for not less than three minutes on a subject given to her five minutes beforehand.

4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which she has done or seen recently.

1968 Guide Handbook - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.

2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or Company Prayers.

3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.

4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.

1973 Guide Handbook - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.

2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or Company Prayers.

3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.

4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.

5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.

1978 Guide Handbook - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.

2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.

3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.

4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.

5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.

1979 Hints on Guide Badges - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.

2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.

3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.

4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.

5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.

1983 Guide Badge Book - Speaker Badge

1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.
2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.
3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.
4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.
5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.
1984 Edition - Hints on Girl Guide Badges - Speaker Badge

1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.
2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.
3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.
4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.
5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.

1986 Guide Badge Book - Speaker Badge

1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.
2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.
3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand, or prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than 5 minutes.
4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.
5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.

1987 Girl Guide Badge Book Amendments - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.
or
Prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than five minutes.
Note: Notes may be used but the speech may not be read.
2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.
3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand.
4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.
5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.

1989 Girl Guide Badge Book Amendments - Speaker Badge


1) Say from memory a short poem or passage of verse of your own choice, lasting not less than 1 minute and not more than 2 minutes.
or
Prepare a short speech on a subject of your own choice and speak for not more than five minutes.
Note: Notes may be used but the speech may not be read.
2) After preparation, read aloud a passage provided by the tester, or take Company Prayers.
3) Speak for not less than 3 minutes on a subject given to you 5 minutes beforehand.
4) Talk with the tester about something interesting which you have done or seen recently.
5) Show that you can introduce and thank a speaker.
Speaker becomes a Staged Badge.
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