I have to give speeches for a group of 5th grade students and their parents that thanks the schools and cities for hosting us and showing us around. since i am the only parent that somewhat knows Japanese(the children all speak it) I have to give a speech introducing the group and thanking the school or city for hosting us.
I know jikoshokai and presentations both have specific language. does a speech like this have any?
Are there any set phrases that should be in this speech beyond the general みなさん,初めまして at the beginning and 大変(たいへん)お世話(せわ)になりました。色々とどうもありがとうございました。どうぞよろしくお願いします。 at the end of the speech?
We will also be presenting a gift to the staff, should that be done separately, or should this be done during the speech?