Through logical arguments, accuracy and some degree of emotional appeal to the audience are some elements in debating, where one side often tries to win over the other party by presenting a superior “context” of the issue. The outcome of a debate may depend upon consensus or some formal way of reaching a resolution, rather than the objective facts. In a formal debating contest, there are rules for participants to discuss and decide on differences, within a framework defining how they will interact.
Debating that we teach here in The Linguist is for educational and recreational purposes, usually associated with educational establishments and debating societies. The major goal of the study of debate as a method or art is to develop the ability to debate rationally from either position with equal ease.
The quality and depth of a debate improves with the knowledge and skills of its participants as debaters. How to win the outcome over a debate requires a good amount of knowledge and practice. This is usually done at our place, and it really becomes fun when the debate is actually done in Spoken English.
So are you ready to give it a try!!