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Speaking A3
Discussion / debating topics

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- Groups of 4
- I will show you a different topic every 5 minutes
- 2 of you are in favour of the topic and two of you are against
- You will get 1,5 minute to prepare what you want to say.
- The discussion starts
- In favour start first, the other 2 react
- Switch groups

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Set up of debate
Each team - 4/5 members

Presentation - 2 minutes per team
Rebuttal - 2 minutes per team
Summary and conclusion - 2 minutes per team

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In more detail:
Affirmative team presents first (decide who will be affirmative and who will be negative) (2 minutes)
Negative team presents second (2 minutes)

Affirmative team presents rebuttal first (2 minutes)
Negative team presents rebuttal second (2 minutes)

Negative team presents summary and conclusion first (2 minutes)
Affirmative team presents summary and conclusion second (2 minutes)

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First presentation:
  • Clearly state your positions and substantiate with arguments
  • Refute (prove false) the arguments of your opponent, or give counter-arguments.
Summary and conclusion:
  • State your most important points and conclude

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Timekeeper: obviously keeps track of time (2 minutes), but also gives sign when 30 seconds are left.

Timekeeper first gives groups 5 minutes to prepare their argument. 

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Concluding the debate
Class takes part in poll (either in LessonUp or with red/green cards?)

The timekeeper announces the winner
The winner thanks the opposition
The opposition congratulates the winner

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Some basic rules
  • Agree to disagree:
  • Remember, your opponent may not personally agree with the statement they are supporting
  • You may not interrupt a speaker
  • Everyone in the team speaks (eg share a 2 min slot)

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And now....
Research and prepare for the debate!
Work together
Don't forget to research what your opposition will say

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Group 1: Emma, Fleur, Elan, Tinka, Benjamin, Mette
Group 2: Iris, Bas, Judith, Fay, Roos
Group 3: Isa, Dominique, Tessa, Gabriel, Dominique
Group 4: Josh, Noah, Mare, Lune, Arda
Group 5: Ella, Emily, Elise, Sanne, Noa

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Topic 1:

High school pupils should not be allowed cell phones in school

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Topic 2:

Humans should not eat animals.

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Topic 3:

Maths is the most important school subject

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Topic 4:

Sometimes it is okay to cheat on a test.

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Topic 5:

Social media is actually making us less social

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Slide 17 - Video

Slide 18 - Video