This term you have decided to organize a debate about the Death Penalty or Capital Punishment on Friday 8th November.
Taking part in a debate is a serious matter which needs some preparation. I have decided that we follow the Parliamentary Debate format, so we must prepare very thoroughly in order to be ready for it.
In the following presentation you’ll find the most basic ideas about Parliamentary Debates:
You’ll find more information in the following link: Debating, an introduction.
Argument or Debate?
Watch the two videos below. The first is a comedy sketch about arguing and the second is a sample of a debate in a British school: