What is debate?
A debate is a formal discussion, or an argument on a subject on which people have different opinion.
To show skills and ability of presenting an argument.
- Salutation-‘Respected chairperson, honorable judges and all present…’.
- Introduction- views for/against-topic.
- Body- views, facts, Contradiction of opponent’s argument, rebutting the statement, questions etc.
- Conclusion- clarification of stand made.
I’d like to raise/the question/argue…..
In my opinion………..
Nothing could be more illogical than
I feel very strongly that…….
I would like to draw attention to…..
I fail to understand…….
I submit that…….
May I ask all present…….
I strongly oppose……..
On the contrary…….
1- The motion of the debate is ‘Computers and Children: A boon or a Bane’. Write the debate speech for or against the motion in 150-180 words.
2- The motion of the debate is ‘Grading is better than marking of examination performance’. Write the debate speech in for or against the motion in 150-180 words.
3- The motion of the debate is ‘Home work should be abolished’. Write the debate speech for or against the motion in 150-180 words.
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