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A Teacher’s Guide: The Basics of a Classroom Debate

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This article explores the reasons to use debating in class and a guide on how to implement different debating styles in your class. A simple debate …

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Using Socratic Questions in the ESL/TEFL Classroom

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Studies have shown that passive engagement in a class or activity does not lead to better learning. In some cases it may have the opposite effect. …

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How to use Free Debate Lesson Plans from ESLDebates

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This plan is for Free Debate Lesson Plans which can be found here. The ESLDebates team we would like to thank you for downloading our free …

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Nine Ways to Employ Higher-Order Thinking in the ESL/TEFL Classroom

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As teachers, we want to draw out talent from our students while making them prepared for the world of work in the future. What constitutes as …

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Quick Fire Debate Cards

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Running out of time to prepare the next class? Relax and simply follow the procedure for this quick and easy debate class. Procedure Print this page …

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How to Make Debates More Informal

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It often pays off to be formal in your speech, whether at a job interview, business conference or even at a wine bar. There are some …

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How Structure A Classroom Debate For ESL Learners; And Free Rubric Printable

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Thorough planning and a clear debate rubric (marking strategy) are always great to have on hand when holding a classroom debate. In the event of having these …

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