The results of the "Nanjing Middle School Student Speaking Competition" were announced; Our school's contestants are delighted with their excellent performances.
Zhao Shiyu, Class 9 of 8th Grade, won the special prize
Li Meihui, Class 9 of 9th Grade, won the first prize
Recently, good news was announced by the Nanjing Municipal Committee of the Communist Youth League and the Nanjing Municipal Committee of China Young Pioneers National Working Commission: In the final contest of the “Nanjing Middle School Student Speaking Competition” (Chinese Youth Talk) for the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China, all three contestants from our school won the awards after fierce competition. Among them, Zhao Shiyu from Class 9 of 8th Grade won a special award for his original work "The Most Beautiful Youth"; Li Meihui from Class 9 if 9th Grade won the first prize; Qi Kexin from Class 3 of 11th Grade won the third prize of the competition.
This year marks the 70th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China and the 100th anniversary of the May 4th Movement. Over the past century, generations of aspiring adolescents have demonstrated their youthful demeanor by their firm belief in serving the motherland and revitalizing China, and their heroic fighting spirit of striving for strength and tenacity. In order to further study and implement the spirit of General Secretary Xi Jinping's important instructions on youth, Youth League and Young Pioneers' work, adhere to the cultivation and practice of socialist core values as the main content, and serve for students' growth and success as the starting point and foothold, the Nanjing Municipal Committee of the Communist Youth League and the Nanjing Municipal Committee of China Young Pioneers National Working Commission organized Nanjing Middle School Student Speaking Competition with the theme of " Youth Heart towards the Party. Succeed in the New Era”.
After the school and the Municipal Education Committee of the Communist Youth League’s screening, three contestants, Zhao Shiyu, Li Meihui, and Qi Kexin from our school emerged and won the admission ticket to the finals. In order to achieve good results in the final, the three contestants prepared intensely for the competition, from content selection, voice tone, accompaniment music to costume, background screen and so on. Especially in the selection of content, the contestants closely focused on the main thread and highlighted the theme, fully demonstrating the solid language skills of the students from the NFLS. Take "The Most Beautiful Youth" as an example. The contestant started from the most familiar ordinary character "Uncle Xiao Li", and explained the "responsibility", "dedication" and "thankfulness" through the vivid and touching "ordinary" examples such as rescue work and family separation. It tells us that only the youth of striving is the most beautiful youth!
Through this competition, the contestants are deeply benefited. Li Meihui said that she not only improved her level of recitation, also practiced her hands-on ability through the competition; in addition, the competition helped her to strengthen her courage and practiced her writing skills. Especially in the process of preparing the speech and researching on the materials, she was impressed by the spirit of the revolutionary ancestors in order to liberate the whole country without fear of sacrifice and going forward bravely; by the spirit of a nation united as one, firm ideals and perseverance during the 40 years of reform and opening-up; she feels that as young pople in the new era, we should inherit the tradition and keep moving forward.
General Secretary Xi Jinping said, " The country has a future and the nation has hopes if the young generation has ideals, skills, and responsibilities." As young people of the new era, every one of us should bear in mind this teaching, working with courage and determination and forging ahead, strive to use today's brilliance to create unlimited beautiful hopes and futures!