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Introduction DEBATING: A BASIC INTRODUCTION BEGINNER Let’s start at the beginning. Every debate needs a topic. This is a contentious assertion that forms the basis for the debate. For example, the topic might be “THAT IT IS BETTER TO BE SMART THAN TO BE KIND” or “THAT THE UNITED NATIONS HAS FAILED”. This book relates to a specific but common style of debate. It is the style used in most schools throughout Australia and in many other countries, at the Australian National Schools Debating Championships...

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Debate Phrase

general rebuttal, rebuild own case (7) Opposition Reply (1st or 2nd speaker) biased summary opening the debate: ● [some nice opening, e.g. quote] on the fact that ... ● Ladies and Gentlemen, welcome to  ● And our third speaker, ..., will do the  this debate. rebuttal. ● Welcome from this side of the  rebutting arguments, rebuilding your case: house... ● But before I come to my own  ● The motion for debate today is: ... arguments, let us first have a look at  defining the motion: what ... has said. ● Now we as today's ...

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Debate Style

Styles of Debate RULES OF THE WALES SCHOOLS DEBATING CHAMPIONSHIPS / SCHOOLS MACE Format The format for debate is 2 speakers per team, a chairperson and timekeeper. The chairperson and timekeeper should be seated between the two teams. Speakers should be provided with a table and chairs, but must stand when delivering their speeches or Points of Information. A lectern is optional, but no public address system should be used. Timing Each speaker is allowed 7 minutes for...

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What Is the Purpose of Highschool Debate

Essay Dr. Long Com 233 For several years debate has been a part of high schools across the country, and more than likely will continue to be for years to come. There are several benefits from high school debate including improving critical thinking and academic skills. Debate also improves mental and emotional maturity. However, there is disagreement on the actual purpose of high school debate. “Is it just to take the smartest kids in the country, the most privileged...

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Tourism Debate Notes

BUS 2913 Sustaining Cultural Identity through Tourism and Events Assessment item 2 Class Debates under the General Theme: “The Importance of Preserving Heritage and Culture for the Growth of Tourism” DUE Date: Week 11 Weighting: Debate Presentation: 15% (Group Assessment) Written Debate Notes: 10% (Individual) The objective of the debate is to challenge other’s facts and opinions with those of your own. Debating is a fun and entertaining way to develop...

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Oxford Oregon Debate

Oregon-Oxford Debating l History of Debate l Objectives l The Resolution l Research l Case-building l Parts of the Debate l Speaker Roles l The Constructive Speech Debate during the Olden Days l It was in 5th Century B.C. in Syracuse a city from Ancient Greece has gone through war and revolution. People struggled for peace and order. A particular concern for them was land ownership for lands...

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Developing Leadership Through Educational Debates

DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP THROUGH EDUCATIONAL DEBATES What makes a great leader? This is a critical question—one that demands an answer. It's actually a tricky question, something known in persuasive circles as a false dichotomy. It's false because genetics and environment both play a part in leadership development. Intelligence (IQ) plays an important role in leadership development, as does emotional intelligence (EQ). Certain personality traits such as self-confidence, dominance and extroversion are...

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Format for Debate

of the Negative Side Rebuttal of the Team Captain of the Affirmative Side Duration Constructive Speech: Minimum of five (5) and maximum of seven (7) minutes Interpellation: Five (5) minutes Rebuttal Speech: Three (3) minutes Issues for Debate A. Whether or not it is Necessary? (Necessity) B. Whether or not it is Beneficial? (Beneficiality) C. Whether or not it is practical? (Practicability) Criteria for Judging A. Evidence - 25% B. Delivery - 30% C. Interpellation - 30% D...

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Components of Debates

COMPONENTS OF A QUALITY DEBATE: Terminology and Crafting a Solid Debate Brief There is a lot of terminology surrounding any debate. In order to be properly informed and to construct a solid debate brief, you must familiarize yourself with the lingo (Come on, you know you wanna Geek out and be in the know)! A debate centers largely around writing from a deficit model. 1. The Deficit Model of Writing a. The Deficit Model of Writing focuses on identifying areas that need to be improved...

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A Proposal for a Debate Club of a School

Kurmitola HIGH SCHOOL Debate Club A BRIEF PROPOSAL FOR OPENING THE CLUB -PREPARED BY- SAYED AHMED PALLAB (EX-STUDENT, 2008) MD. WAHIDUL ALAM (EX-STUDENT, 2008) MAHEDI JINAT (EX-STUDENT, 2008) * * Name: KURMITOLA HIGH SCHOOL DEBATE CLUB (KHS DC) will be the name of the club. It is proposed by us. If there is any problem about the name, the name will decide later. * Why does a school need a debate club? A school is a playground of the students. Here a student can built...

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