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Fächer/AGs

AG DEBATING

Frau Zinn und Frau Brune


 debating

YOU’LL GET…

  • different exercises and games to practice free speech and to improve your English language skills
  • field trips and competitions against other schools in the German Debating League
  • a lot of fun and exciting discussions

Grab some friends and join our next meeting!
when:  Wednesdays, 2.15pm
where: room 112

 

Competitions year 2017/18

Junior League:

  • Round 1&2: Thursday, 7th December at the GGK
    Motion: THW abolish marks in PE, Music and Art.
  • Round 3&4: Friday, 2nd February in Emmendingen
    Motion: This House believes that beauty peagants should be banned.
  • Round 5&6: Wednesday, 14th March in Lahr
    Motion: This House believes that all parents should be required to take parental classes before having a child.
  • finals: 15th - 17th June

Senior League:

  • Round 1&2: Friday, 24th November in Lahr
    Motion: This House would introduce a universal basic income.
  • Round 3&4: Saturday, 27th January at the GGK
    Motion: THBT Saudi Arabia is the biggest threat to stability in the Middle East
  • rounds 5-8: 2nd - 4th March in Mannheim
    Motion: This House fears the rise of artificila intelligence
    Motion: This House would end EU membership negotiations with Turkey
  • finals: Saturday, 9th June

We'll let you know the motions and where the competitions will take place as soon as possible!

 

Competitions year 2016/17

Junior League:

  • Round 1&2: Thursday, 8th December in Heilbronn
    Motion: "THW implement unisex toilets in all public buildings."
  • Round 3+4: Friday, 27th January at the GGK
    Motion: "This house believes that characters with disabilities or significant illnesses in film or television should always be portrayed by individuals with said disabilities and illnesses." 
  • Round 5+6: Wednesday, 5th March in Vaihingen
    Motion: "THBT parents should be allowed to choose their baby's sex"
  • final rounds: 19th - 21st May

Senior League:

  • Round 1&2: Friday, 18th November
  • Round 3+4: Saturday, 21st January
  • final rounds in Würzburg: 17th - 19th February

Competitions year 2015/16

Junior League:

  • Round 1&2: 8th Dec at the Goethe-Gymnasium Karlsruhe
    Motion: THW charge football clubs for the policing of football matches
  • Round 3&4: 28th Jan in Stuttgart
    Motion: THB that physical education classes should be coeducational in all year groups
  • Rounds 5&6: 22th April
  • Final rounds: 10th – 12th June

Senior League

  • Rounds 1&2: 13th Nov 2016 in Stuttgart
    Motion: TH approves of Ms Merkels open-door policy towards refugees
  • Rounds 3&4: 23th Jan in Frankfurt
    Motion: TH does not support air strikes against IS
  • Rounds 5-8: 26th – 28th Feb Würzburgweekend
  • Finals: 4th June in Stuttgart

For more detailed information on tournaments see: www.schoolsdebate.org