DEBATE: Content

Human dignity Human dignity Refugees, asylum seekers, migrants and immigrants Creating a safe haven for all Welcome to Europe Arguments for and against newcomers to Europe Debate Debate guidelines  Debate terms Matter, manner and method How to write a debate speech? Counterargument and refutation Videos Instructional videos    

2020-06-27T00:09:23+03:00June 25th, 2020|

DEBATE: Activities

Warming up What does human dignity mean to you? Discuss. Complete worksheet 5. Complete worksheet 6. Complete worksheet 7. You have read about other people's arguments for and against more refugees in Europe. What are your own for and against arguments? Activities for general understanding Familiarize yourself with debating terms and with manner, matter and

2020-06-26T15:38:41+03:00June 25th, 2020|

DEBATE: Thinking

Discuss European migration crisis from the viewpoint of a refugee, an asylum seeker and a migrant. What advice would you give to European leaders in connection with European migration crisis? Think about something you feel strongly about. Write a 220-260-word government speech to support your stance.  Now learn your speech by heart. Then improvise. Mind

2020-06-27T10:13:09+03:00June 25th, 2020|

DEBATE: Reference Books and Web Sources

English Corner (n.d.) Writing a Counterargument and Refutation. Accessed 25 June 2020 <> ESL Debates (2018) Using Socratic Questions in the ESL/TEFL Classroom. Accessed 25 June 2020  < >. Krieger, D. (2005) Teaching Debate to ESL Students: A Six-Class Unit. The Internet TESL Journal, Vol. XI, No. 2, February 2005 Mcloughlin, A. (2019) 7

2020-06-27T10:13:59+03:00June 25th, 2020|

Thoughts on ‘Demanding high’

When summarizing the article “Demand-High Teaching”, it struck me that the Bavarian learner-centred approach to teaching was in sharp contrast to that in the article which centres on learning. I assume I have become rather good at setting (entertaining) tasks, putting students into groups and creating puzzles. I always hope there will be some outcome

2020-06-01T20:53:39+03:00June 1st, 2020|
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