We heard a lot about the World Universities Debate Championship (WUDC), the world's largest debating tournament. In this course, we will explore the British Parliamentary Debate style that was practiced at the WUDC and the Championship rules. Students will cooperate in a team and discover their speech abilities in the mocking WUDC tournament.
What is the British Parliamentary Debate style: The most common and international style of collegiate debate in the English-speaking world.
Students will learn
- BP Debate Style debate elements and rules
- debate strategies in defense and attack
- how to spot fallacies and think quick
- how to best present arguments
- debater note-taking skills
- and much more!
Time: 1:00-3:00 P.M. ET
Date: Monday - Friday, 7/12-7/16/2021 (week 5)
Grade: Grade 5 - Grade 8
Class size: 6-8
Prerequisite: at least have some experience in debate
Online Course Requirements
Mac, PC, Tablet, or Phone
Stable internet connection with access to Video Conference
Assorted Office Stationery
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