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Effectively Outlining Your Extemp Speech

Effectively outlining your introductions and points can be a daunting task. Fortunately, with a little practice, you can nail your outlines every single time! This article was written by Ananth Veluvali.

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Weekly Questions: April 5th – April 11th

Happy practicing!

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Extemp Drill List

Looking for a list of drills to practice? Look no further!

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Interview with USX National Runner Up Adam Hamdan

Written by Dev Ahuja and Vikram Sundaram.
Adam Hamdan, runner-up in USX at Nats 2020, sits down on for an interview about his extemp career and greatest tips.

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Weekly Questions: March 29th – April 5th

Happy practicing!

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Interview with Brian Zheng

In May of 2020, I interviewed Brian Zheng, the runner-up at the 2019 ETOC and the NCFL National Champion. The shortened version of that interview can be found below. The full version can be found on our podcast, the Extemper’s Bible!

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Book Summaries: Part 3

Citing a book is one of the most impressive things you can do in an extemp speech. Beyond presenting an opportunity to cite distinguished scholars, books typically hold complex political, social, and economic theories that add sophistication to your speeches. Below is a list of a few books you may want to cite in your […]

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The Extemper’s Bible is Running Its Own Tournament!

With the extemp season winding down, we wanted to provide extempers with a high-quality tournament to help prepare for state tournaments, the TOC and ETOC, NCFLs, and NSDA Nationals. Our judges are nationally- acclaimed extempers, and the tournament is open to anyone in high school and middle school. The link to register is below — […]

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Weekly Questions: March 22nd – 28th

Written by Shreya Joshi and James (Jimmy) Gao. Happy practicing!

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The Case for Layered Analysis

Sometimes, it’s hard to come up with three distinct points to answer a question. In this article, Ananth Veluvali lays out a potential solution: utilizing layered analysis.