scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,243
To me March 28th was a lucky day It was on that particular evening that I found myself at central stage in the spotlight Winning the 21st CenturyEricsson Cup Seventh National English Speaking Competition is a memory that I shall treasure and one that will surely stayMore important than winning the Cup is the friendship that has been established and developed among the contestants and the chance to communicate offstage in addition to competing onstage Also the competition helps boost public speaking in China a skill hitherto undervaluedFor me though the competition is a more personal experience Habitually shy I had been reluctant to take part in any such activities Encouraged by my friends however I made a last-minute decision to give it a try In the course of preparation I somehow rediscovered myself a truer meI found that after all I like communicating with other people that exchanging views can be so much funand so much rewarding both emotionally and intellectually that public speaking is most effective when you are least guarded and that it is essential to success in every walk of lifeAt a more practical level I realized knowing what you are going to say and how you are going to say it are equally important To take the original ideas out of your head and transplant them so to speak to that of others you need to have an organized mind This ability improves with trainingYet there should not be any loss or addition or distortion in the process Those ideas that finally find their waysintosanother head need to be recognizably yours Language is a means to transmit information not a means to obstruct communication It should be lucid to be penetratingIn China certain public speaking skills have been unduly emphasized Will it really help we are compelled to ask to bang at the podium or yell at the top of your lungs if you have come with a poorly organized
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA