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Speech and Debate (For Beginners!)

Next session on Apr 22, 2024

Prakruti S

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Series Details


Hey there! In this fabulous course, we'll explore diverse topics related to the different mechanisms of speech and debate. We're here to help you develop the skills to become a confident public speaker and ace all your future presentations.

We'll cover many exciting topics, such as speech walks, debate forms, hand gestures, annunciation, speeches in front of the class, discussions, and even mini debates like Lincoln Douglas and congressional debates.

We've lined up some fantastic speakers and debate coaches to give informative presentations to make the course fun and engaging. To top it all off, there's a final competition where you can show off your newly acquired skills and compete with other participants for some sweet certificate prizes.

By the end of the course, you'll be a public speaking pro and feel confident sharing your thoughts and ideas in front of any audience. So, come along, and let's have some fun while we learn together!

Tutor Qualifications

I have over three years of extensive experience in speech and debate. During this time, I have participated in numerous events and competitions, which have helped me develop my speaking and argumentation skills. Through my involvement in speech and debate, I have gained a deep understanding of persuasion and learned how to communicate my ideas effectively. This experience has been invaluable in shaping me as a confident and articulate individual. It has prepared me well for various academic and professional pursuits.


Hi! I just wanted to remind you that if you miss two classes in a row without letting your tutor know, you won't be able to continue with the series. So, if you have any absences, send a quick message to your tutor beforehand, and we'll make sure everything goes smoothly. Thanks for your understanding!


March 10 - April 22


13 / 20

Total Sessions


About the Tutor

Hi! I'm Prakruti, an eighth-grader in the Bay Area! Let's see if we have common interests! ☄️ I love astronomy, and it's been my goal for a long time to become an engineer at NASA once I graduate! 🧮 I love math. It's one of my favorite subjects at school! I love math because it's based on logic and reasoning! ⛺ I love camping in my free time! It's comforting to me to escape into the middle of nowhere inside a cozy tent! 👩‍🏫 Tutoring. I currently tutor speech and debate, and I've worked with multiple local organizations in my community. I've also worked with other topics such as astronomy and English. 📱 DM me on Schoolhouse or SHW's Slack @prakruti s if you have any questions, concerns, or comments regarding classes (session requests are always open!) or want to get to know me better :D.

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