CAMEROON DEBATE ACADEMY EXERCISES
By Alfred Snider, World Debate Institute
Here are some exercises for use during our long sessions we have with students following lectures. Feel free to use these exercises or exercises of your own. But, these have worked in the past.
Short speeches. This allows time for feedback and repeats.
Feedback. Give it during and after any action by them. You might also
appoint other students to give feedback as well. Mix positive and negative
Have students do something over again after they receive feedback if you
Use the motions supplied. This will help them prep for practice debates
and the tournament. Or, use motions you think of.
Watch for differently abled students. Give them easier motions, encourage
them more, etc.
Try and make it fun.
Watch time carefully to make sure all students get the same chances.
Click here to download the Exercises in full or go to http://debate.uvm.edu/dcpdf/cda2012exercises.pdf
or use your own –