Two-Day Workshop On Bilingual Hosting Skills At Maris Stella High School 2015

Two-Day Workshop on Bilingual Hosting Skills
Maris Stella High School
Conducted by Tan Li Yi
12 & 13 Nov 2015 (Thu and Fri), 8am – 4pm

Pure Talents conducted a two-day workshop for secondary school students at Maris Stella High School in Hosting Skills for the Stage. This unique programme equipped participants with better bilingual abilities for future hosting assignments. Assisted by Lin Baofeng, Pure Talents coach Tan Li Yi, an award-winning and experienced educator, led the 17 emcees-to-be in two full days of full-filled activities and enriching lessons.

Here are some comments from our participants:

“I have benefitted from this workshop and learned how to be more confident and clearer on stage. I have also improved my ability to get audience’s attention by interacting with them. I hope there will be more time and sessions to learn more about being a bilingual emcee.” – Ernest Ang, Class 1A, Maris Stella High School

“I know how to present myself better and I am now more confident on stage” – Roshan Shawn Hart, Class 1C, Maris Stella High School

“I have learnt how to maintain eye contact with the audience and how to look good enough even though I am nervous. I have improved in terms of speaking confidently.” – Jasper Huang, Class 1C, Maris Stella High School

“I have learnt the skills of public speaking and how to stand in the right manner on stage. I have improved in confidence and I can speak fluently now” – Tong Ming Jie, Ryan, Class 1C, Maris Stella High School

“After this two-day workshop, I dare to project my voice and speak with confidence and I learned about the hand gestures. I know how to hold the microphone and I can now maintain longer eye contact with the audience. I hope the course could be longer for me to practice more.” – Haw Hong Rui, Class 1C, Maris Stella High School

“I have learnt not to show my nervousness even if I were to be and how to make eye contact with the audience. My posture has improved and I stand straighter.” – Victor Seldon, Class 1H, Maris Stella High School

“I have befitted from this workshop as I am now more confident when speaking in front of a crowd. I know how to engage the audience when I am speaking in front of them. I have improved by being more expressive and confident on stage, learned how to engage the audience and more fluent speaking in Chinese.” – Judd Siow Rui Bin, Class 1I, Maris Stella High School

“I have learnt the different things we have to take note of while giving a speech, which are emotions, pauses and tone. I have learnt how to script using “K.I.S.S.”. I have improved in terms of my confidence and my ability to translate from English to Chinese and vice versa. I feel that we can learn how to build our confidence more (more classes/workshops).” – Isaac Law, Class 1I, Maris Stella High School

“I am more confident in speaking in front of a large crowd. I have learnt to look at the situation and decide how to write a script based on a rundown. I have improved by knowing how to bring my microphone closer to my mouth and I do not stutter as much while reading. I learnt how to maintain a minimal amount of eye contact. I hope to have more interactive activities.” – Chua Seng Bok, Class 1I, Maris Stella High School

“I am more confident in speaking to a large crowd. I have learned to judge situations and act accordingly. I have become more expressive and know the ‘rectangle box’.” – Princeton Tan, Maris Stella High School

“I have learnt how to write a script. I have learnt the proper ways of presenting in front of a crowd; I have improved in speaking in front of people…slightly. Please teach how to hide nervousness.” – Lim Bertran, Class 1I, Maris Stella High School

“I learned how to control my nerves and how to script. I have improved in nerves and my pace.” – Nicholas Tan Jia Hao, Class 1I, Maris Stella High School

“I have learnt to speak in front of a crowd confidently. I learnt the correct postures and gestures when being an emcee. I can now speak better and more confidently.”   – Darius Pang, Class 2A, Maris Stella High School

“I have learned the proper ways of speaking, having proper posture to give good impression. I have gained some confidence in speaking to a group. Hopefully we can have longer lessons.” – Royston, Class 2A, Maris Stella High School

“I learned how to create a proper script and how to speak fluently and confidently. I am not as nervous in front of a crowd anymore. I can speak a little more fluently and I know more or less how to write a script.” – Niik Seah, Class 2A, Maris Stella High School

“I have learned how to better present myself on stage as an emcee. I have learned how to warm up before getting on stage. I have learned to write different types of scripts for events.” – Liu Ye Chun, Class 2B, Maris Stella High School

“I have learned to speak more confidently. I can capture the audience attention and speak clearer. I have improved in my body language, emotions and confidence on stage.” Chan Dar Shyang, Class 2A, Maris Stella High School