The first Crosspoint Talk - Student Talk was held successfully at the night of November 20th. The speaker for this Talk was the Leader of the Debate Club, Aarifie Xue.
She firstly introduced the similarities and differences of American andBritish debate, while sharing about some steps for the preparation. Those preparations, according to Aarifie, include writing down replies and rebuttals for possible topics and doing model debating. She also provided the timeline for the recent debates while giving advice of which ones to join.
Then Aarifie gave out tips before and during the debate. She advised debaters to be in a good mood during preparation, while encouraged themselves if they are in the state of desperation. She also advised taking notes during the debate, and summarize the points and other things of the opponents for preparing the next debates.
Aarifie presented the plans of the Debate Club after the Talk while encouraging those who are able to spend time on debating to give a try in the Debate Club.