Nelson Debate trip

The J te reo English class have been studying debating techniques and took a trip to Nelson to watch a debate competition.

The J Te reo (Bi- lingual class) English class recently went to Nelson to watch a regional debate competition. The students in the class had been studying the debating topic over the last term. Looking at the different techniques within debating. 

The competition offered them a real life experience on debating and the formal structure of a competition with adjudicators. They also were able to practice their identification of the varying techniques used within the debate. 

You can read their personal accounts of the trip away in the attached recounts.