Speech and Debate Program

Speech and Debate Program

Course Description: Students will learn the essential aspects of public
speaking that will better train them for the future. In addition, they will gain an understanding of the structure for argumentation and how it can be applied to real-life scenarios. Classes will take place on Tuesdays and Thursdays between 3 to 4 pm. Below is a tentative schedule of what the summer program will teach.

Week 1: Volume and Articulation
Week 2: Confidence and Walking
Week 3: Use of Gestures in Skits
Week 4: Construction of Argumentation
Week 5: Writing speeches and Skits
Week 6: Present a speech using what we learned!

About the Instructor: Allen Liu
5 years of Speech and Debate with a variety of events: Persuasive, POI, Congress, Public Forum…

Earned multiple awards competing in Speech and Debate Tournaments. 1st place tournament champion of the 2021 SCU Novice Public Forum Debate

Has experience teaching children Speech & Debate

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