The Jakarta Post
It’s a Fun Day: Around 1,200 students perform the popular Gangnam style dance during the opening of Youth Speak! Fun Day at the Tennis Indoor Stadium in Senayan, Jakarta, on Feb. 9. JP/R. Berto WedhatamaIt was a fun, engaging and inspiring moment. It was Youth Speak! Fun Day, an event in which thousands of school students showcased their mastery of English language skills in varying ways — through singing, rapping, dancing, debating, reciting and numerous other English-based competitions.
“Yes, learning English can be really easy and fun. The series of workshops, competitions, performances and games not only covered the four basic language skills — listening, reading, writing and speaking, but also increased students’ self confidence and teamwork abilities in a relaxed and fun atmosphere,” explained Yulia Herawati, executive director of The JakartaPost Foundation.