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ENG IV: Debate/Controversial Issues

This course is designed to teach students how to participate in reasoned and civil debates on controversial issues. Specifically, students will learn how to prepare and present clear and persuasive arguments based on reason, logic and evidence. Students will spend time learning the debate process, researching and fine-tuning arguments, preparing rebuttals, practicing presentation skills and engaging in debates. The atmosphere of the class is very supportive, and the debates are highly structured to ensure the dignity of the process. By the end of the course, students will have the confidence and skills to adeptly articulate their views in almost any setting.

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