course will give students ample opportunity to experience and gain confidence
in their ability to speak and perform in front of people. Students will give presentations as
individuals and also in a group context.
This class will emphasize both informative and persuasive speaking. Students will further be able to participate
in a formal, issue-driven debate.
Improvisational technique and performance will also be included. Students will be prepared to take speech and
debate classes in high school as well as at the college level.
Speech and Debate Teacher