活动：ESS全称English Speech Society（英语演讲协会），成立于2016年9月，秉承“讲出你的自信，演出你的风采”的宗旨，致力于通过演讲激发同学们的英语学习兴趣，提高个人自信心和表现力，主办过多场校园演讲竞赛，以2016年9月23日的西外大第十二届英语演讲大赛为例，本次比赛通过与学生会学习部的合作共同推动了比赛的成功举办，为同学们提供了一个开放，包容的演讲竞技平台，也为外研社杯英语演讲大赛输送了优秀的人才。社团平日注重例会日常训练，成功举办过诸如智囊团展示分享，仿说大赛，学术沙龙分享和专四主题讲座，乔布斯奥巴马等名人演讲分析等活动，调动学员演讲热情，采取鼓励竞争机制，全面提升你的演讲能力，只要你肯努力，优秀就属于你！
二、英文介绍 Brief Introduction to XISU ESS
Xi’an international Studies University English Speech Society (XISU ESS) was established in September, 2016, under the support of school’s leadership and commission. It is an academic society that focuses on English public speech training, belonging to School of English Studies. With great efforts to researches and practice, XISU ESS has formed a systematic mechanism from Presidium to 4 regular departments: Secretary Department, Academic Department, Publicity Department and Public Relations Department. After one year development, we have optimized internal structure and grown into a mature academic association.
Our Departments: Four regular departments—Secretary Department, Academic Department, Publicity Department and Public Relations Department, are responsible for different affairs.
Secretary Department plays an important role in coordinating four departments in the society with major responsibilities of applying for activity places, taking charge of society mailbox and materials, keeping regular contact with teachers and the commission to reflect overall situation of the society.
Academic Department is mainly responsible for regular trainings, including preparing training materials and reflecting the effect of trainings. Besides, this department also has responsibility for planning academic activities and speech contests.
Publicity Department is in charge of all publicity of operating society publicity platforms like Wechat and Weibo, taking photos of meetings, trainings and contests, and designing display board, posters, leaflets and videos.
Public Relations Department plays an essential part in the long-term development of the society by cooperating with some organizations and getting funds to support the society, keeping in touch with other platforms of speech contests inside and outside our college to prepare for future higher-level speech contests.
Our Activities：English Speech Society,the abbreviation for ESS,which established in September,2016,dedicates to stimulating students’ interest in English through speech delivering with the aim of “Speak with Confidence and Perform with Talent”and the goal of improving self-confidence and expression,has hosted more than one campus English speech contest,for instance,The 12nd English Speech Contest in XISU,successfully promoted in cooperation with Study Department of Student Union ,was considered an open and inclusive platform of English Speech contest for all students,here you can make friends by your attractive speech,and exploring your endless English potential as well.Our society focuses on daily training during meetings.We have led successful activities such as Brain Trust Sharing Demonstration,Imitation Contest,academic sharing salon, TEM-4 Topics Lecture,elimination of Steve Jobs and Obama speeches,and so on,which largely motivate students’ enthusiasm toward speech delivering.We take on both encouragement and competitive to manage and improve your speech skill.As long as you’re hard working,the final champion will belong to you!