Printable lesson plans for busy ESL/EFL teachers

Welcome to, a growing project to create a wellspring of knowledge to improve the quality of debating that ESL students experience in the classroom. I hope to provide lesson plans, debating techniques and current topics to encourage discussion as well as articles on present controversies around the world.

Starter Debate Lessons

General Debate Lessons (with Video)

TED Talk Debate Lessons (with Video)

Business Debate Lessons (with Video)

Debate ideas