Thursday 2 May 2024

Debate 101 Masterclass


Dear SST Students,

𝐉𝐨𝐢𝐧 𝐮𝐬 𝐩𝐡𝐲𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥𝐥𝐲 𝐨𝐧 𝟔𝐭𝐡 𝐌𝐚𝐲 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟒 (𝐌𝐨𝐧𝐝𝐚𝐲), 𝐚𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐒𝐒𝐓 𝐃𝐞𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐓𝐞𝐚𝐦 𝐠𝐮𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐬 𝐲𝐨𝐮 𝐭𝐡𝐫𝐨𝐮𝐠𝐡 𝐚𝐧 𝐢𝐧-𝐝𝐞𝐩𝐭𝐡 𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐝𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐠𝐧𝐞𝐝 𝐭𝐨 𝐜𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐯𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐲𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐝𝐞𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐬𝐤𝐢𝐥𝐥𝐬. 

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Here's what we'll cover:

✨ 𝑼𝒏𝒅𝒆𝒓𝒔𝒕𝒂𝒏𝒅𝒊𝒏𝒈 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝑭𝒐𝒓𝒎𝒂𝒕: Dive into the World Schools style, learn about speech timings, and roles of speakers. Learn how to handle both prepared and impromptu motions effectively.

✨ 𝑪𝒂𝒔𝒆 𝑩𝒖𝒊𝒍𝒅𝒊𝒏𝒈 Discover how to construct compelling cases, with a focus on structure, clear reasoning, and impactful conclusions. We will also delve into crafting engaging openings that grab attention.

✨ 𝑨𝒓𝒈𝒖𝒎𝒆𝒏𝒕𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑹𝒆𝒃𝒖𝒕𝒕𝒂𝒍: Enhance your skills in building strong arguments and rebutting counterpoints. We will explore logical, emotional, and ethical appeals and teach you to identify and exploit weaknesses in opposition arguments.

✨ 𝑺𝒕𝒚𝒍𝒆 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝑫𝒆𝒍𝒊𝒗𝒆𝒓𝒚: Improve your public speaking with tips on clarity, fluency, and engagement. Understand the importance of body language and voice modulation to make a more persuasive case.

✨ 𝑷𝒐𝒊𝒏𝒕𝒔 𝒐𝒇 𝑰𝒏𝒇𝒐𝒓𝒎𝒂𝒕𝒊𝒐𝒏 (𝑷𝑶𝑰𝒔): Get strategic about offering and responding to POIs to strengthen your position or destabilise your opponents during a debate.

𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐬 𝐞𝐱𝐜𝐥𝐮𝐬𝐢𝐯𝐞 𝟏.𝟓 𝐡𝐨𝐮𝐫 𝐩𝐡𝐲𝐬𝐢𝐜𝐚𝐥 𝐦𝐚𝐬𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐥𝐚𝐬𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐩𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐞𝐝 𝐛𝐲 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐁𝐞𝐬𝐭 𝐒𝐩𝐞𝐚𝐤𝐞𝐫𝐬 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐒𝐭𝐮𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐭 𝐂𝐨𝐧𝐠𝐫𝐞𝐬𝐬 𝟐𝟎𝟐𝟑:

🌟 𝐙𝐚𝐯𝐞 𝐂𝐡𝐮𝐚 - Best Speaker (Grand Finals) & Champion Team

🌟 𝐀𝐬𝐡𝐞𝐫 𝐆𝐚𝐧 - Best Speaker (Semifinals) & Champion Team

🔥 𝐒𝐞𝐚𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐮𝐚 - Best Speaker (Semifinals)

🔥 𝐙𝐡𝐢 𝐋𝐞𝐫 - Best Speaker (Quarterfinals)

🔥 𝐄𝐚𝐬𝐨𝐧 𝐂𝐡𝐞𝐰 - Best Speaker (Preliminary)

🗓 Date: 6th May 2024

⏰ Time: 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM (Monday)

📍 Venue: SST (Details sent via Email)

Enhance your debating prowess and prepare to tackle challenges in both academic and competitive environments. Secure your spot now by RSVPing at