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Enhanced NET Scheme in Secondary Schools

NETworking: Using Debate in the English Classroom

Contents

Supporting Materials

(Video files)

 

Table of Contents for the Accompanying DVDPDF

 

 

 

Acknowledgement  Rationale

 

 

 

Rationale

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why Teach English through Debating?PDF

 

 

Introduction - Why Teach English Through Debating?

 

What is a Debate?

 

 

 

Usual Hong Kong Secondary School

Debate Format

 

Title 1 - Overview of a Debate (PowerPoint Lesson)

 

 

 

Room Set-up for a Debate

 

 

 

 

Debate Participants

 

 

Quick Debate Planner Checklist

 

 

 

Analysing the Motion

Title 3 - Analysing a Motion

 

The Speech

 

 

 

The Delivery

 

 

 

The 3 Elements of Debate – Matter, Manner, Method

 

 

 

Persuasive Speech Writing

 

 

Rebuttal

 

Title 8 - Comparative & Superlative

 

Title 9 - Three-step Rebuttal

 

Title 10 - Debating Skills Session (PowerPoint Lesson)

 

 

 

 

 

Structure of a Team Case - Speakers’ RolesPDF

 

Example of a Chairperson’s Script  
Examples of Speakers’ Scripts  
Adjudicating the Debate  
Marking the Debate  
Examples of Score Sheet  
Possible Debate Topics  
Debate Assessment Worksheet  

 

 

 

Lesson plans – Table of ContentsPDF

 

 

Title 2 - One-minute Speeches

 

Title 4 - One-minute Arguments

 

Title 5 - Paired arguments

 

Title 6 - Developing a Team Line

 

Title 7 - Tag Debating

 

Title 11 - Around the Circle

 

 
PowerPoint Presentation Handouts
- Overview of a Debate
- Debating Skills Session

 

Title 1 - Overview of a Debate (PowerPoint Lesson)

 

Title 8 - Comparative & Superlative

 

Title 9 - Three-step Rebuttal

 

Title 10 - Debating Skills Session (PowerPoint Lesson)

 

 

 

Bonus Track:

 

Title 12 - Demonstration Debate

 

Title 13 - Semi-final NESTA/SCMP Debate

 

 

 

 

 

Last revision date: 16 July 2014
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