Welcome to our Debating blog. Here you´ll find extra information, videos to watch, assignments to do in order to get ready for the Interhouse Debating Competition.

Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Getting ready for debating

Dear students,
As we saw in class a quotation can trigger off a debate. I´d like you to participate in the poll so that we can start working on the proposition and the opposition.

Saturday, May 15, 2010

Assignment 1

Watch the trailer of the movie "The Debaters" and get ready to discuss it in class.

Friday, May 14, 2010

What´s a debate?

According to the Cambridge dictionary, a debate is serious discussion of a subject in which many people take part.
In this course we will learn more about this "serious discussion" and put all that into practice in our Interhouse Debating Competition.

Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Let´s get started!

Those who cannot understand how to put their thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of debate.

Friedrich Nietzsche