Cameroon Debate Academy 2013 (2nd edition), CATUC, 21-27 july


By Sulem Franca 


Qualities Of a Good Public Speaker
-Be Confident
-Manage your time
-Have a strong believe
Ø  How To Became a Dynamic Public Speaker
-Be flexible in your hand gesture
-Use emphasis with your voice: Connect the words to physical movements
-Do not do things that are unnatural to you
I-Non-Verbal Language
-Vary the pitch of your voice
-Speed of delivery must be moderate and not hasty
-Use dramatic pause to let your point sink in
-Be a conscious speaker
-Use eye contact
-Facial expressions
-Have a good posture
-Take little steps when you want to move from point to point

-Choose your language carefully
-Use evocative and colourful language without turning your speeches in to a rap
-Do not use offensive language
-Every public speaker should be clear and comprehensive
-A good delivery compels the audience to believe you
-A memorable speech is a good combination
III-Projecting a Great Personality
-Show genuine concern for your subject matter
-Friendliness, Kindness
-Connect the arguments
-Use common sense and sense of humor
IV-Developing a Pleasing Voice
-Have a good breath
-Relax your throat muscles
-Record your voice and train

V-Dealing With The Fear Of Public Speaking
-Accept that it is natural to be nervous
-Find confidence in your preparations
-Take a deep breath and relax
-Believe in yourself
-Have fun

VI-A Charismatic Public Speaker
-Show that confidence
-Do not be restrained or subdued
-Be authentic
-Be mindful of your audience
-Be conscious. Be in the moment. pay attention to the audiences reaction.
-Be immune to criticisms or flattery
In a nutshell, the tac-tics of Public speaking can be sumarised into the 6 Cs thus; Confidence,Comfortable, Conscious,Corelation with the audience,Clarity and Charm.

By Mariel Golden
-Speak with Purpose
-Think collaboratively with your partner
-Identify the targets
-Chose your words
-Think about the motion in a principal or practical sense
-Start by saying why the other side is bad and conclude by explaining why you think your opinion is good
-You defend like: Assertion, Reason, Evidence
The Logical Step
-Be truthful
-Do not quote laws
-Do not quote the Bible
-Do not reveal how much money people earn
-Do not use personal anecdote
-Do not overwhelm people with statistics
-Do not make assumptions about what people know
-Do not use technical terms relative to your field

Things To Do
-Put the most important material in the first speech
-Do have a model
-Do not spend minutes explaining a model
-Stand up often for POI
-Use international law
-Do tailor your arguments or libel your arguments
-Start by citing obvious points
-Number your arguments and counter-arguments

-Be informed
The actors and targets
-The different categories about the motion
-the different options

-Silently write down all you know about a topic
-Prepare separately from the other team in your side
-Silently write down all you know about the topic
Do not talk a lot during preparation time.Think more
-The PM frames the topic and defines the question

v  3 Minutes for brainstorming
v  6 Minutes for identification of arguments
v  2 Minutes for a recap of your arguments
v  2 Minutes to forsee counter-arguments
v  2 Minutes to share responsibilities

-Use outlines
-Establish the impact of that point on a debate
-Refute in order
-Attack the data, impact or point out the missing part of it all
-Refute the assumption behind the argument
-try to argue comparatively
-Turn the argument around your opponent
-Structure: Statement, Disagreement,reason,Impact


-It helps to establish your credibility
-It shows you are comfronting

-Stand up for 20 seconds at most
-Stay active
-Plan before spelling out your POI
-Be direct and short
-Look at the judge
-Ask when it is appropriate
-Anticipate their responses


-No hasty generalization
-Have examples that are significant,representative and should allow people to draw conclusions
-Make sure examples apply to the arguments
-Avoid pseudo-arguments
-Avoid the fallacy of repeated argument
-Avoid substituting the person for the argument
-Avoid substituting bomb blasts
Do not deny a valid conclusion
-Do not use popular opinion
-Do not let people predict what you are going to debate about


-PROBABILITY: Things that are more probable are more important


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