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- Don't cut through sentences. Speak clearly and don't pause mid sentence. Speak fluently.
- Don't look at the paper all the time. Give eye contact to the audience as well as the teacher.
- Don't interrupt someone else when they are speaking.
- Give examples. Add details/evidence to make your argument more convincing.
- Be prepared for a counter attack. Stay focused and listen carefully.
- Speak with expression to help engage with your audience. Don't hide behind your paper.
- Use advanced vocabulary.
- Organise what you want to say and make sure it makes sense but be prepared to criticise the opposition. KNOW YOUR STUFF.
- Make sure everyone has a turn to speak.