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1 The Fifth National Public Speaking Competition in English 15th April, 2009 The Fifth Public Speaking Competition took place at the Universidad de Los Andes, which kindly offered ESU Chile its excellent facilities for this prestigious event. Thanks to the sponsorship of Books & Bits, Librería Inglesa, and HSBC Bank, the winner, Pablo Jullián, and runner-up, Roshni Dadlani, had the opportunity or participating in the International Finals at the English- Speaking Union’s Headquarters in London in May. They competed with over 70 students from all over the world, who were hosted by local members of ESU in England. Books & Bits and Librería Inglesa also contributed book prizes for the eight finalists and their schools.

2 The general theme for 2009 was “Regeneration and Renewal”. Participants were expected to develop a personal and original speech with their own title within the general theme. They were expected to do considerable research and present arguments, supporting evidence and statistics. The speech had to be suitable for an international audience. 1st.Pablo Jullián ValenzuelaTime is Running OutColegio Everest Masculino, Santiago 2ndRoshni DadlanRenewing Cultural Roots The International School Nido de Águilas, Santiago 3rdGabriel Orrego RomeuBeyond the ScalpelSt Paul’s School, Viña del Mar Camila Tobar Designer Babies: Creating Perfect People. Villa María Academy Ximena GonzálezThe Cost of Immortality St Margaret´s School, Concón Vicente J. Calderón FernandezBrothers or Enemies Colegio Cumbres Masculino, Santiago Max GuardaThe Path to Salvation Bradford School, Santiago Sofía Bernier“Walking Around”The International School Nido de Águilas, Santiago

3 The Winners with Mrs Lucía Santa Cruz, Honorary President ESU Chile

4 ESU Chile is most grateful to our Guest Speaker, Dr Sergio Godoy, of the Universidad Católica de Chile. While awaiting the results of the finals, Dr. Godoy entertained the audience with a speech on the character of the British people. He made specific reference to how Sir Winston Churchill had reinvented himself to succeed in several different fields.

5 Thanks are also due to the numerous judges, officials and volunteers who contributed to the success of this event Top Right: Alan Devenish and Amaro Gómez-Pablos Right: Richard Collingwood-Selby

6 Competing Schools Bradford School, SantiagoCaernarfon College, Casablanca Colegio Cumbres Femenino, Stgo.Colegio Cumbres Masculino, Stgo. Colegio Everest Femenino, Stgo Colegio Everest Masculino, Stgo. Craighouse School, SantiagoDunalastair, Santiago Liceo AN 43 # 7 Providencia, SantiagoLiceo Amanda Labarca, Vitacura Lincoln International, SantiagoOrchard College, Curicó Redland School, SantiagoSantiago College, Santiago Southern Cross, SantiagoSt. Gabriel’s School, Santiago St. John’s School, Concepción St. Margaret’s School, Concón St. Paul’s School, Viña del Mar St. Peter’s School, Viña del Mar The American School, Puerto MonttThe Grange School, Santiago The International School Nido de AguilasThe Mackay School, Viña del Mar The International School, La Serena The Mayflower School, Santiago Trewhela’s School, Santiago Villa María Academy, Santiago Wenlock School, Santiago


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