Lesson 14: Impacting your arguments

There are a variety of ways to ensure that your arguments are impactful. This session covers the term “not mutually exclusive” and the various types of harm that appear in debates, with a variety of motions to illustration.

Lesson 13: Creating more robust arguments

The most robust arguments take into account what the other side might say. This is known as pre-empting. A good debater learns to attack their own argument to make it better and this lesson teaches you how to do so. The motion we will be using is - T ...

Lesson 11: Points of Information (POIs)

This session introduces the basic Dos and Don’ts of offering Points of Information. Strategic ways to offer POIs will also be covered, as well as how to turn these mini-rebuttals into full-fledged ones. We will be revisiting the motion - This House W ...

Lesson 10: Creating Rebuttals

Learn the fundamentals of creating a rebuttal - how to disprove and engage the other side. This will be explored using the motion - This House Would Ban fried food in primary schools and This House would restrict the number of hours teenagers are all ...