Debating in Adelaide

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Debating SA is South Australia’s largest debating organisation that leads the way in conducting debating activities for schools and the wider community within South Australia, primarily in the form of a Schools’ Competition.

The organisation provides coaching and adjudicators for school and corporate debates, as well as professional development for teachers and the wider community.

Innovative and school-friendly, the association promotes debating as an activity that is accessible to all students.

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About Debating SA

Debating SA is South Australia’s largest debating organisation that leads the way in conducting debating activities for schools and the wider community within South Australia, primarily in the form of a Schools’ Competition.

The organisation provides coaching and adjudicators for school and corporate debates, as well as professional development for teachers and the wider community.

Innovative and school-friendly, the association promotes debating as an activity that is accessible to all students.

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Debating SA 'Handy Hints'

One of the best pieces of advice we can give to our debaters is to listen to your coaches. In most cases, they can be your best guide to understanding the rules of a debate! Coaches should never write your speeches for you, but their insight can be invaluable. #listenandlearn #coaches #advice #debatingsa
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Debating SA Handy Hints

One of the best pieces of advice we can give to our debaters is to listen to your coaches. In most cases, they can be your best guide to understanding the rules of a debate! Coaches should never write your speeches for you, but their insight can be invaluable. #listenandlearn #coaches #advice #debatingsa

Debating SA 'Handy Hints'

Using humor in your speech can be a winning tactic! Appropriate humor relaxes an audience and makes it feel more comfortable with you as the speaker; humor can bring attention to the point you are making, and humor will help the audience better remember your point. It can break down barriers so that the audience is more receptive to your ideas.
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Debating SA Handy Hints

Using humor in your speech can be a winning tactic! Appropriate humor relaxes an audience and makes it feel more comfortable with you as the speaker; humor can bring attention to the point you are making, and humor will help the audience better remember your point. It can break down barriers so that the audience is more receptive to your ideas.

The Grand Final debates are just over a month away! Have you checked out the rankings yet, to see where your team sits? If not, check them out today! ... See MoreSee Less

The Grand Final debates are just over a month away! Have you checked out the rankings yet, to see where your team sits? If not, check them out today!
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