1. Recite a piece of good prose and some lines of verse suitable to their age and interests.
2. Make a 5-minute speech on a subject chosen by the Scout.
3. Read aloud a piece of prose selected by the Examiner who will judge diction, emphasis and speed.
4. Take part in a discussion with 1 or 2 other Scouts on a subject chosen by the Scout from a list provided by the Examiner 14 days earlier.