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Good voice, Thao Tam's speech EF Challenge with Eng sub and Viet sub

Thao Tam's speech EF Challenge with Eng sub and Viet sub

hi everyone my name is Tâm. Nguyen Lam Thao Tam. from Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

today I'm competing for EF Challenge on

the topic do you believe everything is

impossible. hmm do you realize that we

live and grow by the stories of others,

the stories of exceptional intelligence

of amazing achievements. of how Thomas

Edison invented the light bulb, of how

Isaac Newton discovered the three laws

of physics. we go through our lives

listening to these motivational stories.

and yet have you ever stopped to imagine

that up there in the light, could be you

and you too, could do the impossible. now

I don't want to tell you about the

stories of others, the stories of the

greats the stories of success, and

achievement you must have heard a

hundred times over. I want to tell you

about our little survey I've done, at my

school LSTs on dreams. in four days I've

invited students ages from 11 to 18 to

answer an online question poll, asking

them about aspirations. in just four days

I've managed to get 250 plus responses

that could be split into three

categories .very positively 74% of my

respondents said that yes. they have what

it takes to conceive their dreams. when

asked what those dreams were it was

range from learning an instrument,

becoming a businessman, to becoming

president and being featured on Forbes. a

seventh grader tugged on my heartstrings

when he said he wanted to build a system

of villas around the world so that the

less fortunate could stay at it as a

care home after he passed away. such a

great gesture and such a good deed it

was. and it seems so impossible that a 12

year old had thought of it. this comes to

show that with good heart good thoughts

and the leaf who could bring such a

positive.

see the world our next 20% however

thought that they didn't have what it

takes to complete what they wanted. the

three options for why was a lack of

patients, lack of support, and the dream

itself is unrealistic. the last six

percent however were completely

different they say that they have no

dream. whatsoever at all.

this would be due to the educational

system where I live. Vietnam and Asia at

large it's very how do you say. um biased

towards academic achievements so that we

overuse rote learning and Tereus tenías

extra classes.

this results in lack of time and lack of

energy. the three reasons for why they

put their dreams or don't have any.

they're too busy to think of one they

don't think a dream is necessary. and they

just think studying too much is enough

already. you can't complete greatness

without knowledge, without energy, and without

trust. fight for an even schedule and

balance yourself out. when you're four

years old you sit still because your parents told you to.

when you're 9 years old you sit still,

because your teachers told you to. when you're 12 years old you sit still because all of your friends are doing it. and for the rest of

your life you sit still because that's

all you have ever known. it is true that

the ones around us affect our actions

and is our main moral support. but never be

afraid to set yourself apart. be

reasonable but be unique. and remember

asking for help as always okay.

impossible. it gets hard. have you ever

read a work of fiction and wanted to

become the main hero who saves the day.

have you ever listened to someone's speech

and felt so inspired, you just wanted to

do something for this world. you can, the

impossible is less impossible than you

think. start writing your own story I'll

be here waiting and eager to listen


Thao Tam's speech EF Challenge with Eng sub and Viet sub

hi everyone my name is Tâm. Nguyen Lam Thao Tam. from Ho Chi Minh City Vietnam

today I'm competing for EF Challenge on

the topic do you believe everything is

impossible. hmm do you realize that we

live and grow by the stories of others,

the stories of exceptional intelligence

of amazing achievements. of how Thomas

Edison invented the light bulb, of how

Isaac Newton discovered the three laws

of physics. we go through our lives

listening to these motivational stories.

and yet have you ever stopped to imagine

that up there in the light, could be you

and you too, could do the impossible. now

I don't want to tell you about the

stories of others, the stories of the

greats the stories of success, and

achievement you must have heard a

hundred times over. I want to tell you

about our little survey I've done, at my

school LSTs on dreams. in four days I've

invited students ages from 11 to 18 to

answer an online question poll, asking

them about aspirations. in just four days

I've managed to get 250 plus responses

that could be split into three

categories .very positively 74% of my

respondents said that yes. they have what

it takes to conceive their dreams. when

asked what those dreams were it was

range from learning an instrument,

becoming a businessman, to becoming

president and being featured on Forbes. a

seventh grader tugged on my heartstrings

when he said he wanted to build a system

of villas around the world so that the

less fortunate could stay at it as a

care home after he passed away. such a

great gesture and such a good deed it

was. and it seems so impossible that a 12

year old had thought of it. this comes to

show that with good heart good thoughts

and the leaf who could bring such a

positive.

see the world our next 20% however

thought that they didn't have what it

takes to complete what they wanted. the

three options for why was a lack of

patients, lack of support, and the dream

itself is unrealistic. the last six

percent however were completely

different they say that they have no

dream. whatsoever at all.

this would be due to the educational

system where I live. Vietnam and Asia at

large it's very how do you say. um biased

towards academic achievements so that we

overuse rote learning and Tereus tenías

extra classes.

this results in lack of time and lack of

energy. the three reasons for why they

put their dreams or don't have any.

they're too busy to think of one they

don't think a dream is necessary. and they

just think studying too much is enough

already. you can't complete greatness

without knowledge, without energy, and without

trust. fight for an even schedule and

balance yourself out. when you're four

years old you sit still because your parents told you to.

when you're 9 years old you sit still,

because your teachers told you to. when you're 12 years old you sit still because all of your friends are doing it. and for the rest of

your life you sit still because that's

all you have ever known. it is true that

the ones around us affect our actions

and is our main moral support. but never be

afraid to set yourself apart. be

reasonable but be unique. and remember

asking for help as always okay.

impossible. it gets hard. have you ever

read a work of fiction and wanted to

become the main hero who saves the day.

have you ever listened to someone's speech

and felt so inspired, you just wanted to

do something for this world. you can, the

impossible is less impossible than you

think. start writing your own story I'll

be here waiting and eager to listen