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Weekly Quiz: September 14th – September 20th

How much have you kept up with this past week’s news? Take this short, 10-question quiz to find out! Answers are provided at the very bottom of this article.

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Weekly Quiz: September 7th – 13th

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Interview with the MBA & NSDA Impromptu Champion Mo Marks

Mo Marks competed for Roosevelt High School in Des Moines, Iowa, and graduated in 2020. Throughout her extemper career, Mo has finaled at Glenbrooks, Blue Key, Yale, and Harvard. She’s also won Sunvite, her state tournament, the prestigious MBA Round Robin, and nationals in impromptu. Marks is currently a rising freshman at Simpson College, and […]

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Weekly Quiz: August 31st – September 6th

Do you want to put your news reading skills to the test? Find out how much you know about this past week’s news by taking the weekly quiz below! Happy practicing and good luck!

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How to Talk About Elections (Responsibly)

Bradley Wascher is a professional elections analyst and an alum of extemp speaking, where he competed for 6 years. He was gracious enough to lend his time & write up an article for the Extemper’s Bible, where he combines his unique political insights and years of experience in extemp to provide stellar electoral analysis.

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Weekly Quiz: August 17th – August August 23rd

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Advanced Substructure Part 3: The Finale

Hopefully, by now you’ve read the first part and second part of this substructure series. If not, I recommend that you do that before going any further into this article, where we’ll take a deeper dive into the last three specific & advanced substructure formats you can use in extemp.

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Weekly Quiz: August 3rd – 10th

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Weekly Questions: August 10th – August 16th

Do you want to work on your speaking skills? Below we’ve attached our weekly USX or IX questions for the week of August 10th – August 16th. Good luck and happy practicing!

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Advanced Substructure Part 2: Some Specific Formats

Hopefully by now, you’ve read Part 1 of this series (you should in order to better understand the ABC model that is discussed) and substructure is starting to make some sense. If not, don’t worry — in this next part, we’ll take a look at some specific substructure formats, which should make things clearer.