Beginner Online Weekly Classes
☻ New Student Beginner Elementary Class ☻
Please only register for this class if you are certain this is your correct experience level.
September 12-December 13, 2020
@once a week on Saturday or Sunday
8 students max per class
Class Description and Goal:
This is an introductory class to public speaking and debate. The goal of this class is for all students to gain a basic understanding of the activity in a fun and positive environment. Though the class teaches both speech and debate, this class places a greater emphasis on speech than debate (75% Speech, 25% Debate) This class is designed assuming that the student has not taken any speech and debate classes before and will cover the basics of public speaking including, but not limited to:
☻ Body language, vocal variety, tone, and eye contact
☻ Speech writing, research, and memorization
☻ Basics of argumentation, cross examination, and case writing
☻ Listening and being a respectful audience member to others
☻ This weekly class is designed for students with little to no experience in speech and debate.
Beginner Educational Class Options
Saturdays* 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturdays* 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Students in this class will be encouraged to compete but it won't be required.
Beginner Competitive Class Options
Saturdays* 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Sundays 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Students should attend at least one tournament in speech by the end of the semester.
*classes may conflict with competition dates, keep that in mind when making your choice for class. Missed class for competition can be made up on another date/time or by watching recording of class of that day.
There will be no class on the week of Thanksgiving (November 28th & 29th).
We will accept the first 8 students who enroll in each class and waitlist the rest until we confirm another instructor.
School year Hours
M-F: 3:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Sun: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
For more info email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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