Welcome to the Birkenhead College Debating Society page!

Debating, contradiction, argument ... are they one and the same? Click here to see the Monty Python approach to an argument.

Our goal for 2010 is to have a vibrant and enthusiastic group of debaters. Our first goal will be to select a team of three people to represent the College at the Russel McVeagh Tournament in March. If you need to brush up on your debating skills and protocols, take a look at this powerpoint.




MOOTS FOR THE SELECTION OF PARTICIPANTS IN THE RUSSEL MCVEAGH TOURNAMENT
Team A & B: This house would ban social networking sites. Each speaker has between one and two minutes to speak.

More helpful stuff:
http://www.actdu.org.au/archives/actein_site/basicskills_.html#atopic
http://www.ada.org.nz/reason.php
http://www.ada.org.nz/guidelns.php
http://www.public-speaking.org/public-speaking-articles.htm#performance
http://www.ada.org.nz/comments.php