Intro to Public Speaking & Debate - ESL Friendly
In this ongoing class, young learners will have the opportunity to practice their public speaking and debate / argumentation skills with fun and easy topics.
year old learners
learners per class
Meets 1x per week
Runs week after week
30 minutes per class
This class is in high demand!
US Grade 2 - 5
Get $5 off your first class! Use code: GREENINTR5 This engaging small-group class was specifically created for young learners that would like to learn argumentation and how to debate in a fun and casual environment. We will debate a different resolution each week and every learner will be given the opportunity to share their initial thoughts using a provided speech format. Then, each learner will be given opportunities and encouraged to debate the opposite side in a rebuttal round. This...
The learning objectives are : - Use critical thinking skills to formulate an opinion - Gain the self-confidence to present and defend their opinion - Utilize listening skills to be able to respond to the opposite side. (Listening is just as important as speaking in debate!)
Learners are encouraged to think about the next topic ahead of class in order to present a better case. However, this is not required.
30 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Hello! I'm Elizabeth Green. I'm honored to lead a small group of teachers with a passion for helping kids learn how to communicate confidently and effectively in public speaking situations. We all have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree with a...