On the morning of October 24th, 2015, in Shandong Experimental High Scholl, the debate competition
between Eastern and Central campus was held by the English Debate Club in International Department
and the English teaching group on the Eastern campus. In the last month, two campuses had held
preliminary contests and elimination contests; after a fierce competition, four outstanding teams
entered the semifinals and the final.
The organizing committee of the competition invited foreign teacher Mark, Doctor of Toronto
University and teacher in the International department, Mr. Han Peng, English teacher in
International department and Ms. Han Ling, English teacher as judges. The previous proprietors of
the English debating club called Zhang, Qiawen and Wang Zizheng, and the present proprietors Zhang
Minghao and Zhang Luojia preceded a full and delightful show game. Gao, zixuan, the first-prize
winner of the Voice of Shiyan singing competition, also came to cheer.
During the course of the competition, debaters discussed “If life-saving medicine should apply for
a patent or not”, their exquisite English proficiency, rigorous logic, and passionate speaking made
the audience excited. Finally, Mr. Quan Weiyu and Miss Zhang Yuxuan from the International
Department, senior1 won the debate at last.
National High School Debate League of China (NHSDLC) is the biggest senior high school students’
foreign language debating organization in China. It’s aimed at enhancing students’ abilities in
critical thinking, rational analysis and communicating by debating. Our school actively organized
students to participate in this competition. And Students’ English levels have also been greatly
improved in this activity.
Translated by: Zhuozheng Shi, Hanqi Zhang, Junqi Chen and Xinwei Han.
Edited by: Jingren Ji
Web editor: Lina Cui