Here is a visual representation of how a debate runs:
Each section’s time is 8 minutes, +/- 30 seconds.
A caviatt is a predetermined fact.
If an argument is ignored in the opposition’s response, the government can use the argument that it wasn’t talked about, so the opposition must agree.
When listening to the opponent’s response or argument, it is best to take quick notes on what they’re saying so that you can form an adequate thought process.
Try to use abbreviations to write faster. It is especially important to get the main points written down so you can debate them.