Debate vocabulary
Argument parts
Our topic
Random UBond stuff
100

This is the speech where the debater explains why s/he wins the round.

What is the final focus?

100

According to our class, there are this many parts of an argument.

What is 4?

100

This is the exact wording of our topic.  

What is "Videos are better than books for learning"?

100

Ubond teaches students from around this city.  

What is Shenzhen?

200
This is the speech where the debater makes arguments.

What is the constructive?

200

According to our class, these are the 4 parts of an argument.

What is claim, warrant, support, and impact?

200

This side has to defend that books are better.  

What is CON?

200

UBond teaches children from many grade levels.  On your next birthday, you will turn this old.

What is _______?

300

This is the part of the debate where questions are asked by one side and answered by the other.  

What is cross-examination?


300

This part of the argument provides the reason for the claim.  It sometimes starts with the word "because".

What is the warrant?
300

This side has to defend that videos are better than books for learning.

What is PRO?

300

Bond is located in the city of Shenzhen.  The name of the location of this province is this.  

What is Guangdong?

400

Speech times are two minutes.  The cross-examination period last this long.

What is 1 minute?

400

In our topic about videos and books, this is the impact for most of our arguments.

What is Learning?

400

This speech has to summarize how books are better than videos for learning.

What is the CON final focus?

400

Ernie is from this country.

What is USA?

500

Our debate format lasts this long.

What is 16 minutes?

500

In our debates, we can't use research or expert testimony.  However, this is the type of support we are able to use.  

What is an example?

500

This is the speech where the debater answers the arguments made by the CON constructive speech.

What is the PRO rebuttal?

500

This is the scariest animated cartoon character(s) ever created.  

What are minions?

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