Debate

Debate is an intensive course that involves personalised coaching and training on how to argue persuasively about important ideas. Students will improve and refine their skills in public speaking, debate strategy and technique, knowledge of world affairs, and wrestle with major philosophical problems. Importantly, they will develop their confidence and determination while solving problems with only the power of their words.

Introductory Debate (10-11 Years Old)

Why debating? Debate is the fastest-growing ECA globally because of its ability to transform young people into global people. It merges five essential skills: public speaking, critical thinking, logical analysis, world issue awareness and personal organization.

This course teaches the World Schools-style debate. Students will learn argumentation development, speaking style, rebuttal strategy, speaker roles and case building. Every class will feature a real debate with opportunities for students to speak and receive personal feedback on their performance.

This is an excellent class for beginner debaters who want to pursue debate seriously in secondary school or students who are just curious about debate.

Age Group: 10-11 years old
Locations: Causeway Bay, Kowloon
Duration: 1.5 hours
Lesson Fee: $730 per 1.5-hour class


Competitive Debate (12-14+ Years Old)

Why debating? Debate is the fastest-growing ECA globally because of its ability to transform young people into global people. It merges five essential skills: public speaking, critical thinking, logical analysis, world issue awareness and personal organization.

This course teaches British Parliamentary and World Schools-style debate. Students will learn argumentation development, speaking style, rebuttal strategy, speaker roles and case building. Every class will feature a real debate with opportunities for students to speak and receive personal feedback on their performance.

Students in this class are eligible to compete in overseas competitions. Our Competitive Debate Team has in the past participated in tournaments in mainland China, Taiwan, and Japan.

Age Group: 12-13 years
Locations: Causeway Bay, Kowloon
Duration: 1.5 hours
Lesson Fee: $880 per 2-hour class