All Examinations

LAMDA’s Shakespeare examinations provide the opportunity to develop an understanding and appreciation of characterisation and use of language by exploring Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets.

Levels One-Three

Available for first teaching from 01 September 2017 and first examining from 01 January 2018.

Three basic examinations exploring poetry and conversation skills designed to introduce the exams structure.

Introductory

Three basic examinations exploring poetry and conversation skills designed to introduce the exams structure. Designed for individual candidates.

Group Introductory

A group version of the LAMDA introductory examinations. Designed for groups of three to ten candidates.

LAMDA’s communication examinations provide the opportunity to develop a clear speaking voice, positive body language and self-confidence by exploring different uses of spoken English.

Speaking Verse and Prose

Developing a strong speaking voice and memory skills, designed for individual candidates.

Reading for Performance

Learning how to construct a performance recital, designed for individual candidates.

Speaking in Public

Developing essential skills for constructing and delivering talks, presentations and speeches. Designed for individual candidates.

LAMDA’s performance examinations use drama to develop self-confidence, physical presence and a strong speaking voice.

Acting

Developing a strong speaking voice and good memory skills by learning and performing monologues and duologues. Designed for solo or duologue performances.

Devising Drama

Developing creativity by exploring ideas and themes, and realising them through devised dramatic performances. Designed for solo or duologue performances.

Miming

Gaining an understanding of non-verbal communication by exploring body language and facial expression, and putting it into a dramatic performance. Designed for solo or duo performances.

For three or more learners, LAMDA’s group examinations build the same communication and life skills as the other examination formats, but also help to develop team-working skills.

Group Acting

Working as a group to perform acting scenes to recognise and enhance team work. Designed for groups of three to 15 candidates.

Group Devising Drama

Maximising the creativity of a group and working together to create dramatic scenes. Designed for groups of three to 15 candidates.

Group Recital

Exploring the group dynamics involved in developing and performing a recital including performed pieces and devised introductions, linking statements and conclusions.. Designed for groups of three or more candidates.

Choral-Speaking

Working as a group to perform verse and prose selections, designed for groups of three or more candidates.

Solo/Duo Musical Theatre

Enhancing self-confidence though singing and acting. Designed for solo or duologue performances.

Group Musical Theatre

Utilising the vocal and acting skills of the individuals in the group to deliver cohesive and believable musical theatre scenes. Designed for groups of three or more candidates.

A range of qualifications designed to develop advanced performance or teaching skills.

LAMDA Certificate in Speech and Drama: Performance Studies (PCertLAM)

The PCertLAM is a great way to progress from a simple graded exam to a more complex, multi-unit qualification.

LAMDA Level 5 Diploma in Communication, Speech and Drama Education (LSDE)

The LSDE is designed develop the skills, knowledge and understanding required to teach communication skills, speech and drama.

LAMDA International Teacher’s Certificate in Communication (LTCC)

The LTCC is designed to help non-UK teachers develop the skills to teach communication and speech, primarily in the context of LAMDA’s Level 1 Communication examinations.

LAMDA International Teacher’s Certificate in Performance (LTCP)

The LTCP is designed to help non-UK teachers develop the ability to teach performance skills, primarily in the context of LAMDA’s Level 1 Performance examinations.