English Debate Club

This week's topic:

Could there ever be world peace?  What would it take?  Is there more violent conflict now than in centuries gone by, or are we learning to live peacefully?

 

The English Debate Club:

Challenge and improve your English skills with lively discussions and debates!  Sometimes we stick to debate format, other times it evolves into a general discussion. 

Topics will be set at least a week in advance (please feel free to message the group leader with topic suggestions) and participants are welcome to prepare beforehand or wing it - but everyone will be encouraged to contribute to the discussion.  Teams will be assigned on the night, so be prepared to argue either side of the debate.  There will be some preparation time once teams are assigned.

Focus will be on crafting arguments in English, phrasing for emphasis and expanding vocabulary at an advanced level.  Native English speakers who would like to brush up on their debating skills very welcome also!

 

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  • Tiberius

    A very enjoyable and interesting conversation. Found out loads of new information. The part about Saudi Arabia was by far the most mind blowing.

    April 24, 2013

    • Jasmine A

      Hehe I feel like I've scarred Mario for life with the no music rule :)

      2 · April 24, 2013

  • Claire

    Okay, I'm officially paranoid that you all have more fun without me ;-) !! You will in that case be happy to hear that I am away for the next two weeks, back Tues 14 May. I won't cancel the events, but won't have a lot of internet access so won't set topics - you're welcome to meet and set a topic at the beginning of the evening or do so in the comments beforehand, or simply all wait with bated breath for my return!

    1 · April 24, 2013

  • Maria B.

    Very interesting discussion as well as the afterparty)

    April 23, 2013

  • Claire

    Hi folks, having a mental day and not sure It'll end before 6 - will try to make it, but can Jorgen or Tony step in if not?!

    April 23, 2013

    • Tony E.

      If I must :p

      April 23, 2013

    • Zhang C.

      Good to see you all today :) Have a nice week!

      April 23, 2013

  • Tatjana

    Hallo,when and where it will be meeting for people who speaks russian?

    April 20, 2013

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