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Explore simplified varsity debate.  Organize effective arguments, identify flawed reasoning and argue persuasively.  Recognize the contribution that skill in debate provides for the adult world.  Critically analyze factual material for the purpose of resolving conflict.  Understand the role of nonverbal communication.  Participate in policy debate by researching, organizing a case and arguments, and delivering the arguments under the established time restraints. 

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How to Start a Debate
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There are several ways to start a debate, including learning another person's viewpoint and arguing against it. Discover methods for conducting a formal debate with a moderator.
Found by grazianione in Debate
May 11, 2010 at 12:18 PM
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Monty Python - Argument Clinic
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This could make a funny introduction to a lesson about debate.  Michael Palin and John Cleese having a "five minute" argument.  The characters have a meaningless "argument", but in the process the definition of a real argument is revealed.  (02:30)
Found by ahadzovic in Debate
November 19, 2012 at 10:31 PM
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