[CC1 Best Prepared Speaker] I’m Nemo

You all know my name is Nemo. Do you know why I chose this name? I will tell you the story about it.

I used to make the resolution to study English every year, but I failed at the end of these years. Three months ago, somebody told me that the most simple and effective way to study English is to join a toastmaster club . I really wanted to study English well, so I determined to visit some clubs in a week.

First, I went to the KISS Club on Monday. I hadn’t known that there is a section for guests to introduce themselves. I was very scared because I hadn’t said any words in front of people. I stood in the middle of the stage like this. The guests who stood in front of me introduced themselves such as “My name is …, I’m from …”. It sounded easy, I thought. But when I organized my words, I found a very serious problem. Do you want to know what it is?

The answer is I didn’t have an English name. Standing there I was as worried as an ant on a hot pan. (Which name could I choose? Charlie? Steven? Oh, no. I didn’t like both of them. But it was my turn, how could I do?)

“Next. Next?”

I saw all of the members focused on me. My brain was empty and I didn’t know what I could say.

“Introduce yourself, please.” TME said with smile.

“My name is e,en… I haven’t the right English name.” When I said that, most of the members laughed. I continued saying “My English is very poor just like a small student, so I come here and want to study English well”. It was so difficult for me to say these simple sentences, but I did it.

I went to the EOE club on Wednesday. Although I didn’t have an English name, I wanted to use it as a joke. As the result, I made them laugh again.

Ship was the last club I needed to visit that week. I realized that I need an English name this time. So I browsed lots of webs carefully to find a suitable name.

Arbert? No.

Bond? No.

Charles? No.

I found it’s so difficult to find a right name until I saw the word ‘Nemo’.Nemo was the hero of Disney famous cartoon- Finding Nemo. Nemo was a fish with strong curiosity. He was also friendly and wanted to do anything he likes. I am the same as him, so I wanted to choose Nemo as my English name.

When I read Nemo, I felt it sounded too childish and afraid that the name could be the problem in my future career.

The worry disappeared as quickly as it came. Nemo was also the captain of Nautilus in the novel <Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea >. He was a person full of self-confidence, calmness, energy and courage, who I want to be.

The appearance of Captain Nemo made me decide to use it as my English name.

Nemo is the present me, Nemo is also the future me.

I’ll grow up in Ship. All of you will see my change in the recent years.

 

PS:It’s my first prepared speech in Ship toastmaster. If you want to know more information about it, please click on the lick:记录我的第一次哼哈会服 .

 

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  1. 买木耳说道:

    这是嘛 一个也没看懂

  2. 广告联盟说道:

    说得对 顶一个

  3. 流量平台说道:

    不知道博主的英语现在练习得怎么样啦

  4. 小旺财说道:

    溜达溜达 互相学习 互访下吧 [可爱]

  5. […] 后来自己需要用英语去做一次演讲,但是自己特别的害怕。不仅仅是因为自己的英语水平太差,更害怕的是从没有在很多陌生人面前做过演讲,害怕自己丢脸。自己能够做的就是利用早起后的时间,不停的朗读、背诵演讲稿。虽然只有短短的6分钟的演讲,但是自己足足准备了两个星期左右。结果还算不错,拿到了当天的Best Prepared Speech(虽然只有3个演讲者,获奖概率高达33%,哈!)。演讲原文请点击查看《I’m Nemo》。 […]

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