Happy Mother’s Day

To all Blooming Talents Supermoms!

What an adventure we’re on! In our cozy corner of eloquence and enlightenment, you’re the shining luminaries. Your patience is the stuff of legends, and your dedication? Beyond measure. The love you infuse into every speech prep and recital—it’s the secret rocket fuel for our aspiring champs.

As Mother’s Day rolls around, we’re pausing the applause to say, straight from the heart, you’re nothing short of awe-inspiring. You’ve got this extraordinary knack for transforming a typical day into an epic saga. And those rousing cheers? They’re just as much for you as for our budding rhetoricians.

Here’s to you, the moms who are the true maestros of our days. May your Mother’s Day sparkle as radiantly as the joy you spread in our lives. And a huge shoutout for making every phrase and every moment truly count.

 

Spotlight on Our Future Leaders at the 21st Century Cup!

An extraordinary day for our centre as our little orators swept up 9 out of 13 prizes at the 21st Century Cup English Speaking Competitions 2024! 🌟

Hats off to Skya, the Overall Champion, and Andrew, the Overall 1st Runner-Up—you both have set the bar high! 🎩

Applause echoes for Ariella and YIM Sun Chee, our Creative Performance connoisseurs, for their visionary performances. 🎨

Madelyn, hailed as the Most Promising Speaker, we see a bright oratorical path ahead for you! 🔮

Nathaniel, with his enthralling performance, has rightfully earned the Most Appealing Performance Award. 🏆

Ariana, your courteous demeanor has been beautifully recognized with the Best Manner Speaker Award. 💐

Valerie and Alessandro, your theatrical flair has rightfully won you the Best Stage Performance Award. 🎭

And in the Junior secondary division, the remarkable siblings Clarisse and Calissa have shined, with Clarisse securing the 2nd Runner-Up position and Calissa winning the Best Manner Award. 🌼

Let’s celebrate the voices of tomorrow that resonate with confidence and charisma today! Here’s to nurturing more champions! 🎉

🌟 A Heartfelt Thank You to Our Students and Parents 🌟

As we reflect on the success of our students at the 21st Century Cup English Speaking Competitions 2024, we are filled with immense gratitude. To our students, your dedication and hard work have not only brought accolades but have also inspired us all. Your efforts have turned challenges into triumphs, and for that, we are incredibly proud.

To the parents, your unwavering support and the countless hours spent practicing with your children have been the cornerstone of their success. Your encouragement has shaped them into confident speakers and gracious winners.

Together, we have created a community of excellence and camaraderie. Thank you for every practice session, every word of encouragement, and every moment of belief in our students’ potential.

Here’s to our young orators who have spoken with eloquence and to the parents who have stood by them every step of the way. 🏆💐

 

#21stCenturyCup #FutureOrators #SpeakingSuccess #YouthfulEloquence #ProudAchievements #LeadersOfTomorrow

Stepping Beyond Comfort: Little Mei’s Adventure in Words In the bustling streets of Hong Kong, where skyscrapers touched the clouds and neon signs painted the night, there lived a curious 8-year-old girl named Mei. Her eyes sparkled with wonder, and her heart beat to the rhythm of the city. Mei wasn’t a math prodigy or […]
Stepping Beyond Comfort: Little Mei’s Adventure in Words

Stepping Beyond Comfort: Little Mei’s Adventure in Words

In the bustling streets of Hong Kong, where skyscrapers touched the clouds and neon signs painted the night, there lived a curious 8-year-old girl named Mei. Her eyes sparkled with wonder, and her heart beat to the rhythm of the city. Mei wasn’t a math prodigy or a science whiz; she was simply a lover of stories, a dreamer of words.

The Hidden Diary: Mei’s Secret Sanctuary

Mei’s comfort zone was her grandmother’s cozy apartment. There, amidst the scent of incense and the creaky wooden floors, lay her treasure—a tattered diary. Its pages whispered secrets from generations past. Mei would curl up on the embroidered cushion, her tiny fingers tracing the faded ink. She wrote about dragon boats racing on Victoria Harbour, dumpling festivals, and the mythical creatures that danced in the mist.

The Magical Quill

One day, Mei discovered an old quill hidden in a dusty drawer. Its nib was worn, but its magic remained. As she dipped it in ink, the words flowed like a river. Mei wrote about the mooncakes her family shared during Mid-Autumn Festival, the lanterns that painted the night sky, and the legend of the Jade Rabbit. Each stroke took her beyond her comfort zone, into a world where dragons whispered and phoenixes soared.

The Schoolyard Chronicles

Mei’s school was a symphony of languages—Cantonese, Mandarin, and English. The playground echoed with laughter, and the swings carried dreams. Mei observed her classmates—the boy who loved origami, the girl with a pet turtle, and the twins who spoke in riddles. She scribbled their stories in her diary, weaving threads of friendship and curiosity.

The Fear of Speaking Up

Mei’s teacher announced a storytelling contest. The stage seemed as vast as the South China Sea. Mei’s heart raced. What if her words stumbled? What if the audience yawned? But growth demanded courage. Mei stepped onto the stage, her diary clutched like a talisman. She told the tale of the Fire Lion, its flames dancing to save a lost fisherman. The applause felt like fireflies in her chest.

The Quest for Keywords

Mei learned that writing wasn’t just about imagination; it was also about strategy. She listened to her grandmother’s tales of resilience during the Cultural Revolution. Mei delved into the art of search engine optimization (SEO), unraveling the mysteries of keywords. Her blog posts became a blend of folklore and algorithms. She sprinkled her prose with phrases like “Hong Kong traditions” and “childhood memories.” Google noticed, and so did her readers.

The Ripple Effect

Mei’s blog gained a small following. Children from different corners of the world stumbled upon her words. They shared their own stories—their mooncake recipes, their kite-flying adventures, and their hopes for a brighter tomorrow. Mei realized that her vulnerability had a ripple effect. She wasn’t just a student; she was a bridge between cultures.

The Graduation

As Mei donned her primary school uniform for the last time, she hugged her grandmother. The diary was now filled with ink and dreams. Mei had stepped beyond her comfort zone, leaving footprints in the bustling streets. Her writing had evolved, and so had she. Grandma’s words echoed once more: “If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.”

And so, Mei continued to write. Her stories became lanterns, guiding others through the maze of life. For in the dance between vulnerability and growth, she found her truest self.


Dear reader, if you’ve stumbled upon this blog post, know that you too are part of Mei’s journey. Embrace curiosity, wield your pen, and let your words be the lanterns that light up the world. 

Preparation Classes for John Locke Essay Competition 2024

The John Locke Essay Competition Prep course prepares students for the competition by teaching them essay writing skills. It offers classes in various categories like philosophy, politics, economics, history, psychology, theology, and law. Students choose a topic, develop a thesis, and write an original essay. They learn how to analyze primary and secondary sources, think critically, and gain insights. Students receive individual guidance from the instructor. The course aims to enhance their essay writing abilities and prepare them for the competition by providing a structured and supportive learning environment.

How Booming Talents Education Center Nurtures Children’s Potential for John Locke Essay Competition 2024 and More?

At Booming Talents Education Center, we are committed to nurturing the potential of our students, providing them with the tools and support needed to excel in the upcoming John Locke Essay Competition 2024.

Our comprehensive program is designed to guide students through every step of the essay-writing process, ensuring they are well-prepared to meet the challenges of the competition.

  1. Get Comprehensive Guidance in Selecting Research Materials – Understanding the importance of solid research, we assist students in navigating the vast ocean of academic resources. Our educators help identify credible sources that not only enrich their essays but also broaden their intellectual horizons.
  2. Learn Effective Ways to Making Notes and Formulating Ideas – Critical to any scholarly endeavor is the ability to distill information and synthesize new ideas. We teach our students effective note-taking strategies and encourage them to engage with the material critically, fostering the development of unique insights and perspectives.
  3. Apply Essential Structuring Essays Skills and Flow Applicable for Any Topic – A well-structured essay is the backbone of a compelling argument. Our experts guide students in organizing their thoughts logically, ensuring that their essays have a clear introduction, comprehensive body, and conclusive end. This not only enhances readability but also strengthens the persuasiveness of their arguments.
  4. Develop Structured Arguments Grounded in Academic Theory – Our teaching approach emphasizes the importance of grounding arguments in solid academic theory while making them accessible. We encourage students to draw on philosophical concepts and frameworks, applying them to their essays to construct robust, well-reasoned arguments.
  5. Enhance Critical Thinking Skills and Reasoning Ability – At the heart of our program is the goal to cultivate critical thinking and reasoning abilities. Through targeted exercises and discussions, students learn to question assumptions, evaluate evidence, and consider different viewpoints, skills that are indispensable in philosophy and beyond.
Tips and Guide to John Locke Essay Competition 2024, and How You Can Unleash Your Child’s Potential for Success In the world of academic competitions, few hold the prestige and challenge of the John Locke Essay Competition. Named after the influential 17th-century philosopher, this annual contest invites young minds to delve deep into philosophical discourse, […]
John Locke Essay Competition 2024 – Everything You Need to Know
Tips and Guide to John Locke Essay Competition 2024, and How You Can Unleash Your Child’s Potential for Success

In the world of academic competitions, few hold the prestige and challenge of the John Locke Essay Competition. Named after the influential 17th-century philosopher, this annual contest invites young minds to delve deep into philosophical discourse, encouraging critical thinking, detailed analysis, and the art of persuasive argumentation.
As Booming Talents Education Centre gears up to prepare the next generation of thinkers for the John Locke Essay Competition 2024 competition, we embark on a mission to not only inform but inspire.

What is the John Locke Essay Competition?

The John Locke Essay Competition is an intellectual arena where students are invited to explore a range of philosophical questions and themes. It challenges participants to engage with complex ideas, articulate their thoughts, and defend their positions through well-crafted essays. The competition serves as a unique platform for young scholars to showcase their analytical prowess and deepen their understanding of philosophical concepts, contributing to their intellectual growth and academic development.

The Prestige of the John Locke Essay Competition: Why It Matters

This competition stands out for several reasons. Firstly, its focus on philosophy—a discipline that encourages deep thinking about life’s most fundamental questions—sets it apart. Participants are prompted to reflect on topics that have puzzled humanity for centuries, offering them a rare opportunity to contribute to ongoing intellectual debates. Secondly, the rigor and academic integrity demanded by the competition mirror the standards of higher education, making it a valuable preparatory experience for
university-level studies.  The prestige of the competition is also enhanced by its global reach, attracting talented individuals from various backgrounds, thereby fostering a rich exchange of ideas and
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2023 校際朗誦節 粵語 及 普通話 誦材目錄

詳情以 香港學校音樂及朗誦協會公佈為準。

地區及項目編號項目語言組別性別組別年級誦材
U/E/K/Y 302詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組中學五、六年級 (一) 雜詩 - 陶淵明 及 (二) 綠意 - 張炎
U/E/K/Y 303詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組中學四年級 (一) 燕姬曲 - 薩都剌
及 (二) 風入松 - 吳文英
U/E/K/Y 304詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組中學三年級 (一) 日人石井君索和即用原韻 - 秋瑾 及(二) 定風波 詠紅梅 - 蘇軾
U/E/K/Y 305詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組中學二年級 (一) 春題湖上 - 白居易 及(二) 菩薩蠻 - 韋莊
U/E/K/Y 306詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組中學一年級(一) 九月三日泛舟湖中作 - 陸游 及 (二) 浣溪沙 - 周邦彥
U/E/K/Y 307詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組小學六年級水流花放——一九九三秋末冬初記事 - 蓉子
U/E/K/Y 308詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組小學五年級我躺在春天的河岸 - 王尚義
U/E/K/Y 309詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組小學四年級四季的播音員 - 杜榮琛
U/E/K/Y 310詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組小學三年級月亮、太陽和小星星(節錄) - 張秋生
U/E/K/Y 311詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組小學二年級時間是什麼 - 林武憲
U/E/K/Y 312詩詞獨誦粤語組女子組小學一年級太陽雨 - 韋婭
U/E/K/Y 314詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組中學五、六年級(一) 朝飲馬送陳子出塞 - 李夢陽 及 (二) 臨江仙 夜登小閣憶洛中舊遊 - 陳與義
U/E/K/Y 315詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組中學四年級(一) 登快閣 - 黃庭堅
及 (二) 采蓮令 - 柳永
U/E/K/Y 316詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組中學三年級(一) 秋風辭 - 劉徹
及 (二) 折桂令 • 湖上飲別 - 張可久
U/E/K/Y 317詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組中學二年級(一) 江樓夕望招客 - 白居易 及 (二) 尋芳草 別恨 - 夏完淳
U/E/K/Y 318詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組中學一年級(一) 詠荊軻 - 屈大均
及 (二) 醉太平 • 懷古 - 張可久
U/E/K/Y 319詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組小學六年級一個小農家的暮 - 劉半農
U/E/K/Y 320詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組小學五年級四季 - 吳瀛濤
U/E/K/Y 321詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組小學四年級星月夜 - 廖書蘭
U/E/K/Y 322詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組小學三年級鴿子 - 韋婭
U/E/K/Y 323詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組小學二年級 家 - 楊喚
U/E/K/Y 324詩詞獨誦粤語組男子組小學一年級綠韻 - 張丹
U/E/K/Y 326詩詞獨誦普通話組女子組中學五、六年級(一) 古風 - 李白
及 (二) 水龍吟 次韻章質夫楊花詞 - 蘇軾
U/E/K/Y 327詩詞獨誦普通話組女子組中學三、四年級 (一) 明妃曲 - 王安石
及 (二) 蝶戀花 海岱樓玩月作 - 米芾
U/E/K/Y 328詩詞獨誦普通話組女子組中學一、二年級(一) 望嶽 - 杜甫 及
(二) 西江月 夜行黄沙道中 - 辛棄疾
U/E/K/Y 329詩詞獨誦普通話組女子組小學五、六年級螢火蟲的情人 - 也斯
U/E/K/Y 330詩詞獨誦普通話組女子組小學三、四年級風箏 - 林徽音
U/E/K/Y 331詩詞獨誦普通話組女子組 小學一、二年級還你 - 張曉風
U/E/K/Y 332詩詞獨誦普通話組男子組中學五、六年級(一) 述懷 - 魏徵 及 (二) 水調歌頭 賦三門津 - 元好問
U/E/K/Y 333詩詞獨誦普通話組男子組中學三、四年級(一) 讀山海經 - 陶淵明及 (二) 定風波 - 蘇軾
U/E/K/Y 334詩詞獨誦普通話組男子組中學一、二年級 (一) 聽蜀僧濬彈琴 - 李白 及 (二) 採桑子 - 歐陽修
U/E/K/Y 335詩詞獨誦普通話組男子組小學五、六年級眾樹歌唱——記溪頭臺大實驗林 - 蓉子
U/E/K/Y 336詩詞獨誦普通話組男子組小學三、四年級回聲 - 舒巷城
U/E/K/Y 337詩詞獨誦普通話組男子組 小學一、二年級鞋 - 林武憲
U/E/K/Y 402散文獨誦粤語組女子組中學五、六年級勸學(節錄) - 荀子
U/E/K/Y 403散文獨誦粤語組女子組中學四年級雨傘(節錄) - 彥火
U/E/K/Y 404散文獨誦粤語組女子組中學三年級樹香(節錄) - 王良和
U/E/K/Y 405散文獨誦粤語組女子組中學二年級斜路(節錄) - 胡燕青
U/E/K/Y 406散文獨誦粤語組女子組中學一年級讀課外書(節錄) - 東瑞
U/E/K/Y 407散文獨誦粤語組女子組小學六年級溫暖的心(節錄) - 琹涵
U/E/K/Y 408散文獨誦粤語組女子組小學五年級花光和雪光(節錄) - 冰心
U/E/K/Y 409散文獨誦粤語組女子組小學四年級日出(節錄) - 桂文亞
U/E/K/Y 410散文獨誦粤語組女子組小學三年級水的讚美 - 戴玉明
U/E/K/Y 411散文獨誦粤語組女子組小學二年級頑皮的風(節錄) - 麥曉帆
U/E/K/Y 412散文獨誦粤語組女子組小學一年級她的故事,就是我的夢 - 張秋生
U/E/K/Y 414散文獨誦粤語組男子組中學五、六年級魚我所欲也 - 孟子
U/E/K/Y 415散文獨誦粤語組男子組中學四年級秋林晚步(節錄) - 王統照
U/E/K/Y 416散文獨誦粤語組男子組中學三年級天空下 - 舒巷城
U/E/K/Y 417散文獨誦粤語組男子組中學二年級蝙蝠(節錄) - 王良和
U/E/K/Y 418散文獨誦粤語組男子組中學一年級頌歌(節錄) - 蔡麗雙
U/E/K/Y 419散文獨誦粤語組男子組小學六年級小而不陋的攤子(節錄) - 黃秀蓮
U/E/K/Y 420散文獨誦粤語組男子組小學五年級命運小舟(節錄) - 戴玉明
U/E/K/Y 421散文獨誦粤語組男子組小學四年級千里始足行(節錄) - 張振雄
U/E/K/Y 422散文獨誦粤語組男子組小學三年級 家是甚麼(節錄) - 東瑞
U/E/K/Y 423散文獨誦粤語組男子組小學二年級造房子(節錄) - 西西
U/E/K/Y 424散文獨誦粤語組男子組小學一年級彈琴 - 張秋生
U/E/K/Y 426散文獨誦普通話組女子組中學五、六年級逍遙遊(節錄) - 莊子
U/E/K/Y 427散文獨誦普通話組女子組中學三、四年級 秋的感懷(節錄) - 劉鏞
U/E/K/Y 428散文獨誦普通話組女子組中學一、二年級河水的話(節錄) - 曾琪淑
U/E/K/Y 429散文獨誦普通話組女子組小學五、六年級燈光(節錄) - 冰心
U/E/K/Y 430散文獨誦普通話組女子組小學三、四年級山色(節錄) - 李廣田
U/E/K/Y 431散文獨誦普通話組女子組小學一、二年級春(節錄) - 朱自清
U/E/K/Y 432散文獨誦普通話組男子組中學五、六年級師說(節錄) - 韓愈
U/E/K/Y 433散文獨誦普通話組男子組中學三、四年級不凋花(節錄) - 杏林子
U/E/K/Y 434散文獨誦普通話組男子組中學一、二年級盆栽(節錄) - 小思
U/E/K/Y 435散文獨誦普通話組男子組小學五、六年級 放爾千山萬水身(節錄) - 張曉風
U/E/K/Y 436散文獨誦普通話組男子組小學三、四年級春神的禮物(節錄) - 林芳萍
U/E/K/Y 437散文獨誦普通話組男子組小學一、二年級玩汽球的季節(節錄) - 何紫
N439說故事 粤語組男女皆可小學五、六年級自選誦材不能選自今屆比賽目錄內之指定誦材。
N440說故事 粤語組男女皆可小學三、四年級自選誦材不能選自今屆比賽目錄內之指定誦材。
N441說故事 粤語組男女皆可小學一、二年級自選誦材不能選自今屆比賽目錄內之指定誦材。
N442二人朗誦 粤語組男女皆可中學五、六年級小曲一支奏強音——岑參〈趙將軍歌〉 - 孫利仁編撰
N443二人朗誦 粤語組男女皆可中學三、四年級聞官軍收河南河北(節錄) - 劉秋生選編
N444二人朗誦 粤語組男女皆可中學一、二年級登樓遠眺 - 德仁改編
N445二人朗誦 粤語組男女皆可小學組欲把西湖比西子 - 唐羚
N459天主教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學組馬爾谷福音(7:31-37)
N460天主教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學組馬爾谷福音(11:15-18)
N461基督教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學五、六年級哥林多前書(13:4-13)
N462基督教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學三、四年級以弗所書(4:1-13)
N463基督教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學一、二年級詩篇(31:1-8)
N464基督教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學四至六年級約翰福音(14:1-7)
N465基督教經文朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學一至三年級詩篇(121:1-8)
N466佛教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學五、六年級讓生活有新意 • 生活禪(節錄) - 霍韜晦
N467佛教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學三、四年級六祖壇經 • 懺悔第六(節錄)
N468佛教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學一、二年級雜阿含經卷第一(節錄)
N469佛教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學四至六年級如何紀念佛陀誕生(節錄) - 霍韜晦
N470佛教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學一至三年級醒世歌(節錄) - 憨山大師
N471道教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學五、六年級(一) 福山縣黃籙醮感應 并序 - 丘處機

(二) 無俗念 蓑衣 - 丘處機
N472道教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學三、四年級(一) 答虢縣猛安鎮國 - 丘處機 及 (二) 沁園春 - 佚名
N473道教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學一、二年級(一) 名利 姬志眞 及
(二) 滿庭芳 - 佚名
N474道教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學四至六年級(一) 述懷 - 祁志誠
及 (二) 柳梢青 - 佚名
N475道教詩文作品朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學一至三年級(一) 示眾 - 丘處機
及 (二) 夢蝶 - 姬志眞
N476幼兒獨誦 粤語組男女皆可只限五歲或以上
(2018 年 12 月 31 日或之前出生)
就讀幼稚園的兒童參加
小螞蟻 - 陳淑安
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N478幼兒獨誦 普通話組男女皆可只限五歲或以上
(2018 年 12 月 31 日或之前出生)
就讀幼稚園的兒童參加
小螞蟻 - 陳淑安
( *錄影模式 )
N479歌詞朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學四至六年級邁步向前 - 林子祥曲 潘源良詞
N480歌詞朗誦粤語組男女皆可中學一至三年級差一點我們會飛 - 戴偉曲 陳心遙詞
N481歌詞朗誦粤語組男女皆可小學組一點燭光 - 陳秋霞曲 鄭國江詞
2023 Speech Festival English Syllabus

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For complete syllabus listing, please visit HKSMSA's Website
solo verse speakingN1OpenAges 5 & 6Boys and GirlsSnap! Crack! by Richard Caley
(* Video Submission )
Dinosaur Poems – Compiled by Paul Cookson, page 31
solo verse speakingN2OpenAge 7Boys and GirlsPoor Little Thing by Clive Webster
(* Video Submission )
Dinosaur Poems – Compiled by Paul Cookson, page 47
solo verse speakingN3OpenAge 8Boys and GirlsThe Stars at Night by Jane and Ann Taylor100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 109
solo verse speakingN4OpenAge 9Boys and GirlsHatch Me a Riddle by John AgardThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 18
solo verse speakingN5OpenAge 10Boys and GirlsBooks Have Helped Me by Joseph CoelhoThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 44
solo verse speakingN6OpenAge 11Boys and GirlsLittlemouse by Richard EdwardsThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 14
solo verse speakingN7OpenAge 12Boys and GirlsJust Fancy That by Max FatchenThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 148-149
solo verse speakingN8OpenAge 13Boys and GirlsPrince Kano by Edward Lowbury100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 64
solo verse speakingN9OpenAge 14Boys and GirlsThe Dark by James CarterThe Works 3 – Chosen by Paul Cookson, page 223
solo verse speakingN10OpenAge 15Boys and GirlsParrot by Alan BrownjohnThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 103
solo verse speakingN11OpenAge 16Boys and GirlsOctober by Edward Thomas100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 116
solo verse speakingN12OpenAge 17Boys and GirlsSnow in the Suburbs by Thomas HardyThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 351
SonnetN13OpenAge 14 and overBoys and GirlsAn Old Song Re-Sung by John MasefieldThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 296
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 20Non-OpenP1&2GirlsI Had a Little Cat by Charles CausleyThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 86
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 21Non-OpenP1&2GirlsAll Day Saturday by Charles CausleyThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 88
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 22Non-OpenP1&2GirlsThe Squirrel - AnonymousThe Puffin Book of Nursery Rhymes – Illustrated by Raymond Briggs, page 105
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 23Non-OpenP3GirlsJellyfish Pie by Roger McGoughRoger McGough 80 Poems by Roger McGough, page 31
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 24Non-OpenP3GirlsThe Hair Fairy by Roger McGoughRoger McGough 80 Poems by Roger McGough, page 22
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 25Non-OpenP3GirlsI Like to Stay Up by Grace NicholsThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 10
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 26Non-OpenP4GirlsThe Old Woman and the Sandwiches by Libby HoustonThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 52
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 27Non-OpenP4GirlsBest Friends by Adrian HenriThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 98
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 28Non-OpenP4GirlsThe Singing Time by Leonard ClarkThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 224
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 29Non-OpenP5GirlsGood Company by Leonard ClarkThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 227
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 30Non-OpenP5GirlsThe Microbe by Hilaire BellocThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 325
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 31Non-OpenP5GirlsPoliteness by Harry GrahamThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 306
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 32Non-OpenP6GirlsThe Last Word of a Bluebird by Robert FrostThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 308
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 33Non-OpenP6GirlsAt Nine of the Night I Opened My Door by Charles Causley101 Poems for Children – Chosen by Carol Ann Duffy, pages 109-110
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 34Non-OpenP6GirlsTake a Poem by James CarterThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, pages 135-136
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 35Non-OpenS1GirlsOld David Smail by Robert ServiceThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 304-305
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 36Non-OpenS1GirlsThanks Mum by Martin GlynnThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, pages 445-446
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 37Non-OpenS1GirlsThe Sounds in the Evening by Eleanor FarjeonThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 283-284
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 38Non-OpenS2GirlsThe Mouse by Laura E. RichardsThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 346-347
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 39Non-OpenS2GirlsThe Hairy Toe - Traditional100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, pages 120-121
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 40Non-OpenS2GirlsLittle Abigail and the Beautiful Pony by Shel Silverstein100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, pages 102-103
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 41Non-OpenS3GirlsTabby by Grace NicholsThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 306
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 42Non-OpenS3GirlsGiants by Lydia PenderThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 220
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 43Non-OpenS3Girlsfrom The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 18
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 44Non-OpenS4GirlsNever Since Eden (Verses 1 to Verses 5 only) by Raymond WilsonThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 128
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 45Non-OpenS4GirlsThe Tiger by William Blake100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 17
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 46Non-OpenS4GirlsThe Giantess by Carol Ann DuffyThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, pages 282-283
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 47Non-OpenS5GirlsA Rabbit Reveals My Room by Nancy WillardThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 86
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 48Non-OpenS5GirlsSong of the Worms by Margaret Atwood 100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 12
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 49Non-OpenS6GirlsDover Beach by Matthew Arnold100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, pages 10-11
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 50Non-OpenS6GirlsThe Rabbit’s Advice by Elizabeth JenningsThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 126
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 51Non-OpenP1&2BoysTalking to the Wall by John FosterThe Poetry Chest by John Foster, page 33
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 52Non-OpenP1&2BoysMy Dog, Spot by Rodney BennettRead Me 1 – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, pages 321-322
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 53Non-OpenP3BoysI Love My Darling Tractor by Charles CausleyThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 84
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 54Non-OpenP3BoysMidnight by Jan DeanThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 68
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 55Non-OpenP4BoysBilly by Michael DuganThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 20
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 56Non-OpenP4BoysLearning by Heart by Sue Hardy-DawsonThe Big Amazing Poetry Book – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, page 30
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 57Non-OpenP5BoysI Know Someone Who Can by Michael RosenThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 24-25
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 58Non-OpenP5BoysI’m the Youngest in Our House by Michael RosenThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 26-27
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 59Non-OpenP6BoysThe Mystery Space Beasts by Wes MageeThe Works Key Stage 1 – Chosen by Pie Corbett, pages 117-118
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 60Non-OpenP6BoysI Think My Teacher is a Cowboy by John Coldwell100 Best Poems for Children – Edited by Roger McGough, page 23
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 61Non-OpenS1BoysEldorado by Edgar Allan Poe100 Great Poems for Boys – Edited by Leslie Pockell, pages 57-58
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 62Non-OpenS1BoysAn old plot of land by Clive WebsterThe Works 5 – Chosen by Paul Cookson, pages 313-314
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 63Non-OpenS2BoysTimothy Winters by Charles CausleyThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 162-163
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 64Non-OpenS2BoysLines and Squares by A. A. MilneThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, page 273
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 65Non-OpenS3BoysThe Bully Asleep by John WalshThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 194-195
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 66Non-OpenS3BoysSorry Sorry Sorry by James CarterRead Me and Laugh – Chosen by Gaby Morgan, pages 380-381
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 67Non-OpenS4BoysThe Blind Boxer by W. H. DaviesThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 320-321
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 68Non-OpenS4BoysThe Fiddler of Dooney by William Butler Yeats100 Great Poems for Boys – Edited by Leslie Pockell, page 67
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 69Non-OpenS5BoysThe Thousandth Man by Rudyard Kipling100 Great Poems for Boys – Edited by Leslie Pockell, pages 151-152
solo verse speakingU/E/K/Y 70Non-OpenS6BoysThese I Have Loved… by Rupert BrookeThe Puffin Book of Modern Children’s Verse – Edited by Brian Patten, pages 267-268
Solo Prose SpeakingN139OpenAge 5-6Boys & GirlsHumphrey's Tiny Tales 3: My Creepy-Crawly Camping Adventure! by Betty G. Birney
(* Video Submission Mode )
Chapter 2, Boys and Noise, pages 24-27
Faber and Faber
From:
I ran and ran inside my hamster ball…
To:
…in my cage on the table.
Solo Prose SpeakingN140OpenAge 7-8Boys & GirlsMr Dog and the Seal Deal by Ben Fogle
(* Video Submission Mode )
Chapter 3, A Cry For Help, pages 24-25
Harper Collins
From:
Mr Dog wandered through the woodland that…
To:
…west was best, and off he went.
Solo Prose SpeakingN141OpenAge 9Boys & GirlsEsio Trot by Roald DahlPages 6-7
Puffin


From:
Alfie had been with Mrs Silver for years…
To:
…OH, HOW I HAVE MISSED YOU!’
Solo Prose SpeakingN142OpenAge 10Boys & GirlsPaddington Abroad by Michael BondChapter 3, Trouble At The Airport, pages 41-43
Harper Collins
From:
Excitement mounted in the Browns’ house…
To:
…rescued from the dustbin some days before.
Solo Prose SpeakingN143OpenAge 11Boys & GirlsThe Giant’s Necklace by Michael MorpurgoPages 22-24
Walker Books ISBN 9781406373493
From:
In the end the heat proved too much for her mother…
To:
…on her jersey and jeans.
Solo Prose SpeakingN144OpenAge 12Boys & GirlsPinocchio by Carlo CollodiChapter 16, pages 83-85
Puffin
From:
While poor Pinocchio, hung on a branch of…
To:
…to put his tail in when it was raining.


Solo Prose SpeakingN145OpenAge 13Boys & GirlsPrecious and the Mystery of Meerkat Hill, Chapter 1, pages 81-82BC Books ISBN 9781780277417
From:
This is the story of a girl called…
To:
…but that is how it seems.
Solo Prose SpeakingN146OpenAge 14Boys & GirlsTales of Childhood by Roald DahlChapter “Homesickness”, pages 109-110
Puffin
From:
Miss Root’s voice had…
To:
…array of dental tools.
Solo Prose SpeakingN147OpenAge 15Boys & GirlsGoing Solo by Roald DahleChapter “The Green Mamba”, pages 41-42
Puffin ISBN 9780141365558
From:
Oh, those snakes! How I hated them!…
To:
…He didn't even raise his voice.
Solo Prose SpeakingN148OpenAge 16 and overBoys & GirlsOld Filth by Jane GardamChapter “The Donheads”, pages 5-6
Abacus ISBN 9780349139494
From:
He was spectacularly clean…
To:
…how to treat servants and they stayed for years.

 

Congratulations to E ! 恭喜E同學 於2023第十七屆「開心英語朗讀」比賽 Daily Readers: “Read Out Loud” Competition 中獲得高小組亞軍,展現了精湛的朗讀才能。
2023 Daily Readers “Read Out Loud” Competition
Congratulations to E ! 🎉🎉🎉
恭喜E同學 於2023第十七屆「開心英語朗讀」比賽 Daily Readers: “Read Out Loud” Competition 中獲得高小組亞軍,展現了精湛的朗讀才能。