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NYC Debate Meetup

  • Jul 8, 2012 · 3:00 PM
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Hi Everyone, Both newcomers and experienced debaters are welcome to join. We meet at a table in the Sony Public Atrium on Madison between 55th & 56th St. We'll have a sign displayed on the table so you can find us. Here's what you can expect: * We'll start out with introductions so we can learn a little about each other * A little ice breaking * Overview of how to debate * Overview of Topic * Choosing Debate format (team, free debate, round robin, etc) * Choosing sides (I encourage you to choose a side that you don't believe in to make it more fun, but your choice!) * Debate starts! - Each person speaks for a few minutes introducing their ideas and countering their rivals * Round 2 – We choose what to do next, either a debate new topic, or we swap sides to debate the same topic from the opposite point of view * Final Discussion - we'll talk about what we liked and didn't like in the debate, and have a chance to say anything we didn't bring up at the time, and have a general chat

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  • Albert E.

    Good

    July 9, 2012

  • Albert E.

    Train was late. Be there in ten

    July 8, 2012

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey everyone! it sounds so cool and it's a great way to improve our speaking.. but I have no idea what type of topic you usually talking about? Anybody can tell me ..

    July 7, 2012

  • Jon B

    Glad you are so motivated, Albert. ;D

    July 3, 2012

  • Albert E.

    Thought it was every Sunday, never mind

    June 30, 2012

  • Albert E.

    Why no session this Sunday

    June 30, 2012

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