Student´s book, U 6-10




Debate is a process that involves formal discussion on a particular topic. In a debate, opposing arguments are put forward to argue for opposing viewpoints. ... In a formal debating contest, there are rules for participants to discuss and decide on differences within a framework defining how they will do it.


What is the purpose of debate?

The aim of a debate is to convince the opposition that you are right. When the two sides agree on the subject or when one side's arguments are more convincing than the other side that is when the debate comes to a close.



What is an example of debate?

To debate is defined as to argue about the opposing sides of a subject or to discuss the merits of different arguments and points of view. An example of debate is when you have a discussion about the death penalty, which you are for and your conversation partner is against.