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FUN WITH ENGLISH SK Kopok's Choral Speaking Script -- English Carnival 2012 ALL: Good morning everybody, Here

we are, A million, billion, willion miles from home, Among strangers, Who would like to know, SOLO 1 (Girl): Who are we? SOLO 2 (Boy): Where do we come from? SOLO 3 (Girl:) What are we going to do? ALL: Just like always, We are going to tell you, We are just children , Trying to have fun with English, Making our voices heard, Ringing voices, all in chorus, Speaking English words, Experimenting with English! Playing with what we say, Since English isn't easy, We are having fun along the way,

GIRLS: We can speak out loudly, BOYS: SPEAK THOSE WORDS OUT LOUD! (Spoken loudly) GIRLS: Stop! Speaking out that loudly, Just shouldn't be allowed. GIRLS: And we can speak out softly, Or whisper in your ears, (Girls turn and whisper in their friends' ear) THIRD ROW: No! When you speak that softly, No one else can hear,

BOYS: We can speak quite rapidly, GIRLS: Just like a speeding train. (Spoken rapidly) (Chuss! Chuss!) BOYS: Or say the words quite slowly, ALL: Just-like-a-clogged-up-drain SOLO 4 (Boy): Still wondering who are we? ALL: Just like always, We are going to tell you, We are just like you , Trying to have fun with English, Making our voices heard, Ringing voices, all in chorus, Speaking English words, Experimenting with English! Playing with what we say, Since English isn't easy, We are having fun along the way, HALF OF THE GIRLS: And when the mood is right, OTHER HALF OF GIRLS: We'll speak up high! BOYS: Or-oh-so-low.. GIRLS: Or water every word and.. ALL: watch them grow!

BOYS: Or say the words, In such a way, You want to sway, GIRLS: Tomorrow, tomorrow, and tomorrow, (swaying)

Creeps in this petty pace from day to day, (swaying) BOYS: (Pointing at the girls) Look at them, Quoting Shakespeare, Like they know better, GIRLS: Oh well! Maybe we do, The rain in Spain, (swaying) Stays mainly in the plain, (swaying) BOYS: My Fair Lady! GIRLS: We can also, Twist our tongues. SOLO 5 (Boy): Twist what? GIRLS: Sit back, relax, And let us ask you a question, SOLO 6 (Girl): How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? BOYS: Hmmm... (thinking gesture) SOLO 7 (Boy): A woodchuck could chuck wood, As fast as a woodchuck could chuck wood! And, if a woodchuck could chuck wood... GIRLS: Stop! Stop! Stop! SOLO 8 (Girl): What are you doing? BOYS: Attempting to recite a tricky rhyme, As fast as possible, Without tripping over, Difficult words! GIRLS: English words are fun to learn,

HALF OF THE GIRLS: Some are short... OTHER HALF OF THE GIRLS: ..and some are long. GIRLS: Ladies and gentlemen, Lend us your ears, For we know a very long word, It is super... SOLO 9 (Boy): I know! I know! It is superman! GIRLS: NO! SOLO 10 (Boy): Supernatural? GIRLS: NO! SOLO 11 (Boy): Super Junior? GIRLS: NO! NO! NO! BOYS: Then tell us what it is. GIRLS: It is...supercalifragilisticexpialidocious, Even though the sound of it is something quite atrocious, If you say it loud enough you'll always sound precocious, Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious! BOYS: Wow! That surely is the.. PAIR 1 (Boys): ..longest! PAIR 2 (Boys): ..biggest! PAIR 3 (Boys): ..strongest!

PAIR 4 (Boys): ..cleverest! BOYS: ... word we have ever heard! GIRLS: Then you definitely, have never heard, Mary Poppins sings! ALL: YOU, YOU and YOU! Take a good look at us, Having fun with English, Making our voices heard, Ringing voices, all in chorus, Speaking English words, Experimenting with English! Playing with what we say, Since English isn't easy, We are having fun along the way, SOLO 12 (Boy): Look at the audience! BOYS: All curious and restless, GIRLS: Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock (clock gesture) BOYS: All waiting and thinking, GIRLS: Tick tock, tick tock, tick tock (clock gesture) ALL: Who are we? Yes, we are your children! GIRLS: We are... BOYS: ...seeds of today! GIRLS: We are... BOYS: ...flowers of the future!

GIRLS: We are... ALL: ...voices of tomorrow! BOYS: And yes! We are... ALL: ...SK Kopok! AUM! AUM! AUM!

2. Teachers

Um ba ba (x10) Recess time is up! (x2) Faster everyone! Cikgu Hanif is coming! Whoever goes into the class later than me will get a swing! Run! Run! Boys and girls, Can you remember all of your teachers? Well, good teachers, funny teachers or special teachers? Today, We stand here, to talk about our teachers. Shhhhhhhhhhhhh..... Guys, listen! Teachers, Are the burning candles that light our life, The sunshine after the rain, The wind beneath our wings. They are our coaches, Our fathers Our mothers, Our friends, Our everything! Hello, Joe, SPM result just came out. My son gets 10 As! Really? Yes! Because of who? Teachers la..... From kindergarten to primary school, From secondary school to the college.

There is always someone behind these stages. Who? Our teachers la..... A school without teachers is not a school. And, we, without our teachers, are going to be fools! No teachers, no knowledge, No knowledge, no privilege, No privilege, therell be outrage! Ring, ring, Hello, Mr Ng, wah..... My son scored straight As, Thank you, thank you! Ring, ring, Hello, Mr Ng, My daughter, Siti, is so fragile. Please always take care of her ya..... Ring, ring, Hello, Mr Ng, wah..... Your cikgu ah, dare to give my son kueh tiaw! Ring, ring, Mr Ng, Ring, ring, Mr Ng, Mr Ng, Mr Ng, Mr Ng, Mr Ng! Ring, ring, Mr Ng, Ring, ring, Mr Ng, Mr Ng, Mr Ng, Mr Ng, Mr Ng! [Mr Ng says] I, will not give up. I, will make this school the top. Teachers, teachers, teachers. They come in many styles, like this..... [Individual actions] Guys, who is that new teacher in that new car? Who else, Cikgu Thomas! The slim and tall teacher? Cikgu Azmi!

The funny teacher? Cikgu Huang! The pretty teacher? Cikgu Nik Mazira! The handsome teacher? Ooh..... Girls, a, a, a..... Jealous..... Teacher says, Teacher goes, Teacher smiles, Teacher knows. No teachers, no careers, No careers, no futures. I want to be an engineer, I want to be a doctor, I want to be a lawyer, I want to be a minister, I want to be a billionaire, And, I want to be a professional dancer. A dream will remain a dream, It will not be realized without our teachers. Really? Yes..... No matter how much or how little teachers have done, They always deserve our respects. Teachers, Are the ones who paint our minds, And guide our thoughts, Share our achievements, And advise our faults. For the dawn of each poet, Each philosopher and king, Begins with a teacher, And the wisdom they bring.

3) Life at School
Notes: G (group) S (solo) G1 (first half the group) G2 (other half of the group) Students enter in small groups, SCENE of undisciplined students entering class as they wish and doing what they like. 4 groups do whatever you like. Enter in droves. S-Class, books! Turn to page eighty-eight. [DHIVA] G-YES SIR! G A good morning and a good day to everyone, Were here to tell you about something very, very fun; Its all about life at school what we learn, see, hear and do, every moment and every mischief we get into G-Its 7.30 a.m. and assemblys starting S-Order please! I want poker straight lines! NOW! [JIA BAU] *whispers* *talking* S-Silence please! Silence please! [sissy] [GORDON] G-Here comes that probate again! S-Eh! Stop talking PLEASE! [GORDON] G-Time to pay attention and start singing our National Anthem!! Lets sing our heart out for our beloved country! To be thankful of our peaceful nation! *Sing Negaraku* G-And here comes the speech from the principal G1- Attitude! G2- Cleanliness! G1- Theft! G2- Recycling! G-And as usual, GO FORWARD MBS *everyone claps* S- Boys, please remember not to clap after an announcement [KEVYN] *Line 3 claps * G- Excuse me boys. [KEVYN] *Pin drop silence* S- Hey boy! What are you doing outside the class loitering around? [MIKE] S- So-So-sorry SIR! Ill head right back to class now. [PENG CHEE] S- No, no, no young man. You are following me back to the office. [MIKE] *very noisy, people going out of line* G- The lessons have started! Quick get into the class! S- The teacher is in! [YUAN YAO]

S- Stand up, class! [ZHENG WENG] *slow and sleepy* G-Good Morning Teacher S- What?! Why are you singing to me?! [BRYAN YOON] S- Guys, greet properly [ZHENG WENG] *fast and lively* G- Good Morning, teacher! G1- Teacher! May we have a sip? S- Dei! Otak tak centre punya budak! I can drink, you cant! [DHIVA] G2- Chemistry lesson! G1-Potassium plus water is? G- KABOOOM! *coughs* S- Ei boys, have you done your add maths homework? [MUN YEW] G1- No, teacher S- No? Pay 1 ringgit lorh. [MUN YEW] S- Class, please dont hand in slip-shot work. Understand? [ENG LEE] G1- Yes teacherwere in set 1, of course we understand. G2- You think youre in set 1, youre helluva great? S- Boys, Ive brought my scissors. Your hair is too short. Let me give it a trim. [BRYAN ONG] G2- OH MAN! Dont cut my beautiful hair! G-And now, the TORTURE! S-Oh no! My Bag is so heavy! [CHENYUE] S-Aiyo, why so many books one? [XIAN MING] G1-Exercise books G2-Textbooks G1-And Activity books G- So exam-oriented! G- Please! Give us a break! Our backs are breaking and our bags are bursting! Less books, less homework, thats all we are asking! S-Oh man, when is that bell coming? Im starving! [WEI XIONG] G-Our stomachs are growling and grumbling! G-Sniffsniff S -Whats that smell? [WAI CHUN] S-Its food! Look at that! Hamburgers! [CHEE WAI] G-Yummy! S-Im so hungry! Come on, lets go eat! [EDWARD] S-Aunty, Char Kuey Teow 1 plate! [Cantonese] [CHI WAY]

G2-Shhhh! Dont yell, and dont grab! S- Guys, eat fasterand return to class. [ALEX] G1-Cant you see were eating? G-Soon, recess is over! S-Oh, no! I forgot to do my homework! [JONATHAN] G1-Ooooorrrhh! Youre so lazy! G2-Uh-oh! Here comes the teacher S-Im sooooooo DEAD!!! [JIA BAU] G1-Class, please hand in your assignments given out last week. S-Teacher, may I go to the toilet? [SHON YIN] S-Teacher, I was absent that day. [ZHONG YAO] S-Teacher, I sold it to the Paper Lama man. [DHIVA] *mimic paper lama sound* G-School has just ended! G1-Now clean the class! We should clean, sweep, and wipe till there is not a single speck of dust! G2-AWWW.noooooo S-Can you get rid of these bat droppings? [GORDON] S-No way, theyre so disgusting! [CHENYUE] G-Well, lets do it together! G1-tick-tock-tick-tock G2- There are so many things to do, with so little time on the clock. G1-So lets do it, and cut the talk! G2-Let us sweep, sweep, sweep and dust, dust, dust! S-Achooooooo! [CHI WAY] S-Bless you! [MUN YEW] G1-Come on, lets go home now. G2-See you tomorrow morning! G-Its been fun to tell you about our typical day at school, But time flies when youre having fun, its the rule, That means its goodbye for now. Remember, life at school isnt as dull as you think, In fact, each day passes faster than you can blink, And before you know it, youre wishing youve never left school, And watching students go by with a slight drool. Well, thats all for now, this is where we stop. Well make our leave, with our farewells at the top. Thank you.