Questions calling for extempers to prescribe a feasible solution to one of the world’s many problems are unavoidable for the average speaker. While the difficulty of these questions vary, Daniel Kind helps outline some easy-to-follow guidelines for how you can best approach and answer these questions.
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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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!
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.
The basis of substructure & some examples.
Hi! Below is the link to the lectures we’ve uploaded to our YouTube channel You can also just search for the channel called “The Extemper’s Bible.” Under our camp resources section, we’ve attached the complementary presentations to accompany these lectures!
Goodbye, Extemp: some parting critiques of the event I love James Gao is a recent graduate of Ridge High School who competed on the circuit for four years. Here, he offers his thoughts on ways that extempers can improve their event insofar as it relates to advocacy and societal reform.