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What is an argumentative thesis?

An argumentative or persuasive piece of writing must begin with a debatable thesis or claim. In other words, the thesis must be something that people could reasonably have differing opinions on.

How do you make a debate interesting?

Invent your rebuttals calmly.Boil your arguments into more specific points, mentally, before launching in. You won’t win this portion of your debate by scattering new ideas into the air at the last moment.Sum up your argument into one or two sentences. Focus on what you know you’ve done successfully.

What is debate etiquette?

Never offend, disrespect, or insult another debater or mediator. Do not speak out of turn or interrupt another debater or mediator. Present facts truthfully. Do not falsify or distort the facts. Stay focused on the topic or question up for debate.

What are some good rebuttals?

Overcoming price objections: Sales rebuttals for no budget/too expensive”Your product/service is too expensive.” “We have no money.” “We’ve already spent our budget.” “I need to allocate this budget elsewhere.” “Your product looks great, but the price is too high.” “I don’t want to be stuck in a contract.”