Short activities and exercises

Debates and other forms of Speaking & Listening activities don't have to take ages to prepare, or a whole lesson to take place. You can use quick activities like hat debates and rebuttal tennis as effective starter activities or small segments of other lessons. Or use them as a warm-up to get everyone "in the …

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Different forms of rebuttal

Rebuttal – constructive disagreement with what someone else has said in a debate or discussion – is a really important skill. Here are some different ways of going about it. 1. “We do not agree with that argument” Example: Point: “It is the government’s duty to protect people from themselves” Rebuttal: “No, the government has the duty …

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