Glossary of Language Features
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- Team which supports the moot.
- ATTACKING THE PERSON
- Criticising the speaker instead of what they have said
- All the points which support an argument.
- Person who runs a meeting
- CIRCULAR ARGUMENT
- An example of faulty logic.
- To explain the meaning of.
- DOUBTFUL AUTHORITY
- To support an argument by referring to a person who is not accepted as an expert, or a text not based on sufficient research.
- EMOTIONAL ARGUMENT
- One based on feelings, not logic
- Reasoned thinking in which cause and effect are clear
- The topic of the debate, always expressed as "That ...".
- Team which opposes the moot.
- POINT OF MISINTERPRETATION
- Formal claim that you did not say what another speaker says you did.
- POINT OF ORDER
- Formal claim that rules are not being followed.
- Way things are done (kawa).
- A claim that something is true; the topic of a debate.
- To argue against the opponents' case.
- To prove something is wrong (NB does not just mean 'disagree').
- RHETORICAL QUESTION
- a question asked for effect, but not necessarily needing to be answered. Example: Are we going to put up with curfews and being hassled by the police up town? Who cares? Do you think it is right?
- The way someone stands.
- STATING THE OBVIOUS
- An argument which claims something which everyone already knows.
- Person who warns speakers in a debate, usually with a bell, that their time is nearly up, or is up; also records time for the adjudicator.
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