10 terms

Pre-Reading Vocabulary for Debate


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analyze (verb)
study or determine the nature and relationship of parts of something
debate (noun and verb)
a regulated discussion of a question or statement between two matched or equal sides
claim OR argument (noun)
a statement of opinion
current events (noun phrase)
recent news
evaluate (verb)
judge the value or condition of an idea or situation carefully
qualified (adjective; verb--past and past participle)
having the necessary skill, experience and knowledge
viewpoint (noun)
way of thinking or looking at a situation; point of view
opposing (adjective; verb--present participle)
having a completely different position or opinion
controversial (adjective)
situation or idea causing discussion, disagreement or argument
inquiry (noun)