Category: debate

Triadic Closure

Triadic Closure

Dulu waktu kuliah Analitika Media Sosial dan Digital, pernah dijelaskan mengenai triadic closure. Hal ini sangat berguna dalam analisis dan analitika di media sosial. Triadic closure berawal dari seorang sosiologis yang bernama Georg Simmel pada bukunya Soziologie [Sociology: Investigations on the Forms of Sociation] pada tahun 1908. Bisa dikatakan bahwa ini merupakan bagian mendasar dari hubungan …

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Parliamentary Debate

Parliamentary Debate

Debate has their own format. Each format, or we call parliament, has their own characteristic such as number of people debating and number of team involved. There are 3 commonly-used debating format in indonesia, they are Asian Parliamentaryand British Parliamentary. Other formats that is not frequently used are Australasian Parliamentary, Crossfire and American Parliamentary. Let’s …

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Case Building

Case Building

Plan before doing: Like making a blueprint while building a house, in any debate we need to plan before delivering our speech. Then, how important is doing case building? Maybe it can be known by how much money that we need to spend for architects and contractor in any house-building projects. What are the contents …

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Speech Organization

Speech Organization

  Create Your Stories! Debating is not only about how you tell your arguments and throwing supports. You have to organize it to make others could easily understand your cases. You have to make it a systematic presentation of the cases. Study the construction of this house. What is the resolution? How many points are …

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Debate for Newbie

Debate for Newbie

Case 1 : Opinion Everyone have opinions! For example, I live in Jakarta and believe that Jakarta is the Best Town in Indonesia. What do you think? Do you agree? Or disagree? Other simple examples are arguing couples that always think he/she was true, or could be, opinion war in Debate Forum!! MODELS: Types of …

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Deputy’s Duty

Deputy’s Duty

A deputy should…. Actively participates in helping his/her 1st speaker.  Willingly gives up argument that he/she though of.  Does not give a damn about speaker tab. Has faith in the inexhaustibility of arguments for a given debate.  Deputies are like SPICE GIRLS If a previous speaker spent a great deal of time asking for something, …

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Triangle Response

Triangle Response

The triangle that unites speakers who are forced to make quick cases while trying to respond to the other side. That is the point. When you as the LO, then you have to response the Prime Minister, and DPM would response you as well.The thing is, how is it going?Basically there are the outline that …

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Training Guide to Debate in English

Training Guide to Debate in English

Hem. I already finished with the Training Guide. Now, I’ll let you be more comfortable than before. I’ll index it up in here and also in the side of the blog. No further delay… Foreword Chapter OneChapter TwoChapter ThreeChapter FourChapter FiveChapter SixChapter SevenChapter EightChapter Nine Happy reading. Your enjoyment is feed for me. Then, I …

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Chapter 9 : Manner

Chapter 9 : Manner

What is good manner? Unfortunately, there are very few convenient tests or tactics with manner. But that’s not to say that good manner can’t be taught and so it must be possible to describe it. I’d stress that there is no single definition of good manner. You can be loud or quiet, you can be …

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Chapter 8 : General Tactical Mistakes

Chapter 8 : General Tactical Mistakes

<!–[if !mso]><![endif]–> Mistake One: The fallacy of ‘mutual exclusivity’ The concept of ‘mutual exclusivity’ (ME) has been thoroughly overused and misunderstood by debaters of all styles. This would be bad enough, but on top of that there seems to be a relatively widespread belief that ME is a powerful rebuttal to an opponents case – …

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