RGS Guildford courtyard with students

‘Speed Debating’ MFL Workshop

We welcomed nearly 80 students from Reed’s, St John’s, Tormead, St Cats and Menuhins School for a Sixth Form Topic related ‘speed debating’ workshop. The T floor was buzzing with activity as all discussed a wide range of provocative A Level topic in French, German and Spanish: Express divorce; the effects of the media in democracy; Latin music idols and their roles in today’s society; and Advantages of marriage.

These topics allowed students to put their speaking to the test while thinking on the spot. Every two minutes there was a change of opposition and a new question was launched. It was exciting to hear some heated debates whilst they wear conquering new challenges as they were using a wide range of vocabulary listening to their opponents expressions and point of view.