2018 English Language and National Reading Month Celebration
PART 001| PREPARATION
[voice over] Good morning dear students! Please maintain silence and avoid leaving your seats because our program will start in a few minutes. Thank you [pause a while].
[voice over] Once again, we would like to request everyone to please settle down. Our program will start in a few minutes [pause a while].
PART 002| INVOCATION, PHILIPPINE NATIONAL ANTHEM, AND STI HYMN
[voice over] We would like to request everyone to please rise for our Invocation and the singing of the Philippine National Anthem and STI Hymn to be led by Musika OrCa.
[voice over] Thank you. You may now be seated.
PART 003| GREETINGS AND OPENING SPIELS
[together] Good morning STIers!!!
Host A: I’m Margareth Padullo.
Host B: I’m Ian Almelda.
[together] And welcome to the opening program for the 2018 English Language and National Reading Month Celebration!!! [pause after]
Host A: November indeed is a much awaited month for our English language enthusiasts and book lovers.
Host B: I totally agree with you partner. Here at STI, we have but a double celebration. Not only that we celebrate Reading Month, we also celebrate our English Language Month. Isn’t it amazing?
Host A: Indeed, partner. In fact, we are now in the Year Two of such double celebration. While we had a very successful one last year, I must say that our event today promises more learning opportunities for our students.
Host B: And that is because we have decided to engage as well our college students in various student competitions. But before we present our events and competitions, let us welcome first our Senior High School Assistant Principal for his Opening Remarks.
Host A: Once again, let us all welcome with a warm round of applause, Mr. Jhonel C. Domingo.
Part 004 | OPENING REMARKS
Host B: Thank you Sir for that meaningful and welcoming message. As said, this month’s celebration theme focuses on the importance of reading in the lifelong learning process.
Host A: That’s right partner. And to give us a Keynote Speech or further insights into the theme, let us all give another round of applause to…
Host B: … our new General Education Program Head, Ms. Cherry L. Rojo!
Part 005 | KEYNOTE SPEECH
Host A: Thank you very much Ma’am! We really appreciate your clarity of expression. Once again, this year’s theme for the celebration……..
[together] Reading: Key to a Brighter Future!!!!
Host B: Well, the day is still fresh. And I guess we need something to stir up the mood of the event… something that will activate the electrons and protons of our batteries…
Host A: Let’s give it up for the Bagong Sibol Dance Troupe for an energetic Dance Number!!!
Part 006 | INTERMISSION NUMBER
Host A: Wow! What more can I say? That’s totally entertaining! Totally activating! Totally… a world class performance!
Host B: I couldn’t agree more partner. That was a big WOW performance!
Host A: Now that we are all geared up, allow us to present to you the series of events and competitions. Yes, we have a long list of student competitions:
Part 007 | PRESENTATION OF EVENTS
E-Poetry Beyond Text [entries will be streamed all throughout the celebration]
Extemporaneous Speech | 09:00 AM | Multipurpose Hall
Essay Writing | 09:00 AM | Computer Laboratory
Declamation | 10:00 AM | Multipurpose Hall
Interpretive Reading | 11:00 AM | Multipurpose Hall
English Language and Literature Quiz Bee | 12:30 PM| Room 210
Speech Choir | 04:00PM | Multipurpose Hall
Host A: Wait, there’s more! In addition to our seven student competitions, we will also have a seminar-conference for both our students and English teachers in the afternoon at around 01:00 PM. Yes, that will be held here, same venue.
Part 008 | GEARING UP FOR COMPETITIONS
Host A: Hmmm…I must say, this will be but a very exciting day for all of us!
Host B: So are you, guys, excited (to the audience)?
Host A: That’s not the energy. I can’t hear you! So are you guys really excited?
Host B: Now, that’s the energy! So guys, break a leg and let’s make this event a feather on your cap!
Host A: We shall see each other again around five in the afternoon for the awarding ceremony. The first competition, Extemporaneous Speech will start in a while.