English Debate Club

This week's topic:

 

 

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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  • Jorgen

    We had a debate mostly on energy policy. I learned that the new nuclear reactors that are upcoming can re-use old nuclear waste and wringe 100 times more energy out of it!

    April 30, 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!

    April 24, 2013

    • Maria Baeva

      first you abandon us voluntarily, then you become paranoid that we manage) Women!)))

      1 · April 30, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hey. I am new coming and really want to improve my English. What's the topic this week?

    April 30, 2013

  • Jasmine A

    How about: In your opinion, what is the meaning of your life? Or Can technologyreplace our need for human interaction?

    April 29, 2013

  • Jorgen

    I suggest: The economic crisis: What went wrong and what needs to be done? Whose fault is it anyway?

    April 29, 2013

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