I object! Teaching Debate Skills to Teens

Debating is not just a classroom activity but an essential soft skill that all students should master in our contemporary society. And since it is now part of the CEFR scales, it must also be in an English teacher’s toolkit. Teresa Doguelli will make use of Gateway to Success B2 to give practical tips on encouraging students to develop personal opinions and defend them during a debate.

Teresa Doğuelli has been a teacher and trainer for nearly 40 years. She has lived and worked in Turkey since 1979, teaching adults, university undergraduates, teenagers and children. She has trained teachers, teacher trainers and ELT inspectors for many institutions including the Turkish Ministry of National Education. Full time teacher trainer for Macmillan, she has an MA in Applied Linguistics and a Dip.RSA TEFLA.