We are going to practise your oral skills by debating some controversial issues, which usually leads to spontaneous language production.
Watch the following video where useful advice is given:
Each group of 4 or 6 of you will be given a topic and time to think of arguments and reasons pro or con.You can research the topic, look up vocabulary... Then we'll follow the next scheme in the debate:
- 1) Pro Team introduction and reasons;
- 2) Con Team introduction and reasons;
- 3) open debate;
- 4) audience questions;
- 5) Pro Team conclusion;
- 6) Con Team conclusion.
on who communicated more clearly and refuted the opponent’s arguments best.