Eliciting, Confirming and Establishing Knowledge about Debating Learning Activity 1: Warm-up


Learning Activity 6: Noting down the main ideas of a debate



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Learning Activity 6: Noting down the main ideas of a debate
You will watch the video of the debate on bullying again. In pairs, write down the main ideas that the speakers make by completing the chart. The first main idea of each speaker has been provided for you.


AFFIRMATIVE CAPTAIN


  • Bullying is a major problem and six out of ten students in primary schools have been bullied.










OPPOSITION CAPTAIN


  • We accept that the problem of bullying is important.

















AFFIRMATIVE 1ST SPEAKER


  • We agree that we cannot expel 24% of primary students.















OPPOSITION 1ST SPEAKER


  • My opponent underestimates the difficulty of proving bullying.













AFFIRMATIVE 2ND SPEAKER


  • Bad intentions exist even if we are positive and loving.













OPPOSITION 2ND SPEAKER


  • Preventive methods are the best way to deal with bullying as suffering is avoided.












Learning Activity 7: Revision
In Focuses 1 and 2, you have learnt the key concepts and basic terms of debating. Match the following terms with their definitions on the right.
Some Basic Debate Terms

  1. Debate


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  1. the person who judges a debate and gives comments at the end

  1. Motion


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  1. a counter-argument that challenges the points made by the opponents

  1. Rebuttal


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  1. the team which argues for the motion and proves the motion is true

  1. Adjudicator


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  1. a structured argument between two teams of speakers, a battle of oral skills which involves reasoning and logic

  1. Time keeper


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  1. the team which argues against the motion and proves the motion is false

  1. Proposition / Affirmative team



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  1. a statement that can be agreed or disagreed with

  1. Opposition / Negative team



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  1. the debater who opens a debate, defines the motion, advances arguments and outlines what his / her teammates are going to say

  1. Team captain


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  1. the debater who elaborates on the arguments made by the captain and 1st speaker of his / her team

  1. 1st speaker


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  1. the debater who speaks after the team captain, explains why the opposing teams’ ideas are wrong and provides new arguments or elaborations

  1. 2nd speaker


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  1. the person who rings the bell to remind speakers the time left and stops them from going overtime

Learning Activity 8: Reflection


  1. What have I learnt about debating in these two focuses?

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  1. What is the most challenging part of debating?

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  1. What can I do to improve my debating skills to participate more fully in this module?

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