假设你是晨光中学学生会主席李华。学生会将举办一年一度的英语演讲比赛，本年度的主题为“The English novel I like best”. 作为组织者，你将在演讲比赛开幕式时发言，请根据以下说明写一篇发言稿。
The English novel I like best
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen ,
Welcome to this year’s English speech competition.
This year’s topic is “the English novel I like best” .It is a really interesting topic . Taking part in this competition is not only a great opportunity for you to improve both your spoken English and listening ability ,but also does good to helping you develop a great reading habit. In this contest , the time of every participant’s speech will be limited within 5 minutes. Every participant is expected to speak fluently ,and your pronunciation should be as precise as possible. I hope everybody can share your favorite English novel ,show your speech talent and make friends with each other . At last , I sincerely hope that this year’s English speech competition will be a great success .