OPEN DIVISION DEBATE AWARDS: 2nd Place Finalists: Kelly Phil/ Kevin Cheng (TAS/MAT) 4th Place Quarter Finalists: Brandon Chen/ Darren Fang (TAS) 5th Place Octo Finalists: James Pan/ Jennifer Chiang (TES/MAT) 5th Place Octo Finalists: Ethan Tai/ Andrew Tsang (FPS/TAS) OPEN DIVISION SPEAKER AWARDS: 1st Place: Keven Cheng (MAT) […]
Schools Participated or Represented: SIS-Surabaya Intercultural School (Indonesia) LJHS-Lishan Junior High School (Hong Kong) BJHS-Binjiang Junior High School (China) DIS=Dominican Bilingual School FPS=Fuhsing Private School 復興實驗高級中學 HSN=The Affiliated Senior High School of National Taiwan Normal University 國立臺灣師範大學附屬高級中 IBST=International Bilingual School – Tainan ICT-Ivy Collegiate Academy, in Taichung KCB=Kang […]
Congratulations to Benson Lin & Eric Chang (both grade 8) from Morrison Taichung! They were one of the ADL trained Middle School Teams since grade 5 and was Rank #2 in TOC Middle School Public Forum Debate Preliminary by winning 5 out of 6 rounds. – We would […]
All ADL Students were awarded: Brent Lin & Yasmin Lin – Novice Champions Brandon Chen & Kelly Phil – Quarter finalists Allen Huang & Brian Hsiao – Octafinalists Kelly Phil – Top 10 Speaker Allen Huang, Brian Hsiao, Yasmin Lin – Top 20 Speakers China NSDA Records Link: http://www.joyofdebate.org/en/Competition/ResultDetail.aspx?ResultId=177 […]
– TOC CHAMPIONS: 1st Place Winner of International Public Forum DEBATE TOPIC: Election Reform SOURCE: Taipei American School News, May 2 2017 Congratulations to Brandon Chen. ’18 and Kelly Phil. ’20 on winning the international bracket at this year’s National Tournament of Champions for Debate (TOC) – 1st […]
Preliminary Results Top Students Before the Final Rounds Not All Students are in the List Elementary Smart Debate Middle School LD Debate Middle School PF Debate High School LD Debate High School PF Debate High School Policy Debate – NSDA-Taiwan has been approved on January 5, 2017, by Scott Wunn, the Director of NSDA, and this event will happen this year! […]
Elementary School Best Debate Teams: 1st Place – Warren Huang/Ray Wang 6th Place – Tyler Liu/Micah Wang 10th Place – Justin Wang/Jonathan Pan Elementary School Best Speakers: 5th Place – Tyler Liu Middle School Best Debate Teams: 6th Place – Oia Eng/Josephine Chen (Octo-Finalist) 11th Place – Mitchell […]
Salt Lake, Utah 2016 National Debate Tournament Middle School Policy Debate Division Kevin Cheng (MAT) & Kelly Phil (TAS) Undefeated in the Preliminary – Rank #1
1st Place Debate Team: Joseph Pak & Kenny Yoon 2nd Place Debate Team: Sarah Jung & Stephen Kim 3rd Place Debate Teams: Charlotte Park & Rachel Sang; Joshua Pak & Young Gyun Kim Top 10 Speaker Awards: G10 Esther Jung (86.5 Prelim Speaker Points; Prelim Rank […]
University of Kentucky 2016 Tournament of Champions (TOC) International Public Forum Division Brandon Chen & Allen Huang – Octofinalists! Allen Huang – Top 10 Speaker Award! ADL Facebook Link
Kelly Phil (TAS) & Kevin Cheng (MAT) Quarter Finalists at the University of Nevada Tournament! Rank 7 out of 21 Total Teams! Complete Results: https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/results/event_results.mhtml?tourn_id=4279&result_id=21566 Brandon Chen & Allen Huang (TAS) Octofinalist-Candidate at the Berkeley University Tournament! Rank 36 out of 124 Total Teams! Complete Results: https://www.tabroom.com/index/tourn/results/event_results.mhtml?tourn_id=4278&result_id=23241
Topic: Taiwan Independence First Place Team! Amber Ting & Warren Huang (TAS) – Second Place Team! Curtis Wu & Blair Yu (KIS) – Third Place Teams! Brandon Chen & Jonathan Lu (MAK) Ben Tsai & Reynaldo Tan (GCA & Local) – Top Three Speakers! Amber Ting (81 Prelim Speaker Points) Warren Huang (79 […]
2015-10-25 TAS, DIS, MAT, MAK, FPS Smart Debate Tournament Winners Are: Ray Wang, Warren Huang, & Micah Wang from TAS!
Topic: Artificial Intelligence First Place Team! Ray Wang, Warren Huang, & Micah Wang (TAS) – Second Place Team! Annie Yen & Annie Kuo (Fuhsing) – Third Place Teams! Eric Lin Ben Lung and William Ho (MAT) & Kevin Fan and Aaron Lee (MAK) – Top Three Speakers! Ray Wang (81 Prelim Speaker Points) […]
Andre Hsu G9 IBST & Bill Cheng G10 IBST: Top 16 Octofinalists, 3-1 in prelims and lost in the octafinals. William Wu G9 TAS & Brian Tseng G8 Fuhsing: Rank #28 out of 76 teams, 2-2 in prelims and missed breaking on speaker points. The tournament was held […]
2015 ADL Annual Debate Championship Results Winners Recognized on ADL Facebook Participated Schools: IBST – International Bilingual School at Tainan DIS – Dominican International School FBS – Fuhsing Private School KCBS – Kang Chiao Bilingual School MAK – Morrison Academy Kaohsiung MAT – Morrison Academy Taichung TAS – Taipei […]
2015 ADL Smart Debate Championship Results Winners Recognized on ADL Facebook Debate Videos Speech Videos Participated Schools DIS – Dominican International School FBS – Fuhsing Private School KCBS – Kang Chiao Bilingual School KSS – Kuei Shan School MAK – Morrison Academy Kaohsiung MAT – Morrison Academy Taichung TAS […]
2015-04-12 TAS, MAT, MAK, KIS, KSS, DIS, TES Smart Debate Tournament Champions Are: Gloria Tsai & Yumi Sato from MAK!
Topic: Extravagant Products First Place Team! Gloria Tsai & Yumi Sato (MAK) Second Place Team! Sonia Yang & Joy Chou (KIS) Third Place Teams! Amelia Lin, Tiffany Chen, Gloria Lee (TAS); Justin Yang & Calvin Chao (KIS); Linda Chang & Gina Cheng (KIS); Ashley Kuo & Brian Chang (MAT) Fourth Place […]
2015-03-08 TAS, MAT, MAK, KIS Smart Debate Tournament Winners Are: Jeffrey Wang & Vincent Lee from TAS!
Topic: Violent Video Games First Place Team! Jeffrey Wang & Vincent Lee (TAS) Second Place Team! Eric Lin (MAT) Third Place Teams! Brian Chang & Wesley Lin (MAT); Linda Chang & Cynthia Lin (KIS) Fourth Place Teams! Megan Tang & Darren Tsang (TAS); Yumi Sato & Gloria Tsai (MAK); Max Lan & Andre Tsai (MAK); […]
Stanford Tournament Results of 4 ADL Policy Debaters – All of them did great! Speaker Rank & Awards (Out of 100 debaters) #11 Faye Shih #13 Jennifer Chin #25 Jonathan Lin #32 Jennifer Chiang Team Rank & Awards (Out of 50 teams) #12 Shih/Chin – Octafinalist #17 Lin/Chiang – Missed […]
Policy Debate Team Awards 1st Place Team – Jonathan Lin/ Jennifer Chiang 2nd Place Team – Theodora Tang/ Alethea Wang 3rd Place Team – Faye Shih/ Jennifer Chin Policy Debate Speaker Awards 1st- Jonathan Lin 2nd- Jennifer Chiang 3rd- Brandon Chen
2015-01-11 TAS vs. KIS-T vs. KIS-Q Smart Debate Tournament Winners Are: Gloria Lee & Tiffany Chen From TAS!
Topic: Kids Advertisement First Place Team! Gloria Lee & Tiffany Chen Second Place Team! Irvin Fang & Harry Cheng Two Third Place Teams! Graciana Tang Darren Tsang; Owen Kuo & Jack Chang Top Five Speakers! Gloria Lee (57.5 Prelim speaker points) Tiffany Chen, Jack Chang, Jenny Kuo (57 Prelim speaker points) Darren Tsang, […]
Topic: Kids Advertisement First Place Team! Zoe Chang & Julie Su Second Place Team! Linda Chang & Cynthia Lin Two Third Place Teams! Nick Chang & Philip Kao; Hannah Cheng & Yvonne Kuo Top Five Speakers! Linda Chang & Cynthia Lin (58 Prelim speaker points) Yvonne Kuo (56 Prelim speaker points) Julie Sue […]
2014-12-07 TAS vs. KIS Smart Debate Tournament Winners Are: Harry Cheng & Yvonne Kuo; Adam Kuei & Yvette Tseng from KIS!
KIS Top 3 Debate Teams: Adam Kuei & Yvette Tseng (Won 2 Prelims + 1 Final/ 106 Prelim Speaker Points) Harry Cheng & Yvonne Kuo (Won 2 Prelims + 1 Final/ 100 Prelim Speaker Points) Justin Yang & Gina Cheng (Won 1 Prelim/ 111 Prelim Speaker Points) TAS Top 3 Debate Teams: Graciana Tang & Vincent Lee (Won 1 […]
2014-11-30 Debate Tournament PF Winners Are : Tiffany, Gianna, & Hannah. Policy Winners are: Jonathan & Jennifer!
Public Forum Speaker Awards 1st- Eric Chang 2nd- Hannah Lee 3rd- Jett Lien Public Forum Finals Team Awards 1st- Tiffany/Gianna/Hannah 2nd- Eric/Benson Policy Debate Speaker Awards 1st- Jonathan Lin 2nd- Brandon Chen 3rd- Jennifer Chiang Policy Debate Team Awards 1st- Jonathan/Jennifer 2nd- Brandon Chen/Alethea
2014-11-05 Smart Debate Tournament Winners Are: Sonia Yang & Ryan Liu from Kang Chiao International School!
Topic: Animal Experimentation First Place Team! Sonia Yang & Ryan Liu Second Place Team! Graciana Tang, Vincent Lee, & Megan Tang Two Third Place Teams! Nick Chang & Philip Kao; Naomi Huang & Jenny Kuo Top Five Speakers! Irvin Fang (56 Prelim speaker points) Gina Cheng & Jenny Kuo (55 Prelim speaker points) […]
KIS Top 3 Debate Teams: Kathleen Chen & Yvonne Kuo (Won 2 Preliminaries/ 104 Prelim Speaker Points) Yvette Tseng & Cynthia Lin (Won 2 Preliminaries/ 90 Prelim Speaker Points) Calvin Chao & Kevin Chang (Won 1 Preliminaries/ 107 Prelim Speaker Points) TAS Top 3 Debate Teams: Amelia Lin & Megan Tang (Won 1 […]
100% of ADL Policy Teams awarded at the 2014 National Forensics Championship Tournament held in the U.S.!
100% of ADL Policy Teams cleared NJFL Preliminary Rounds! Please congratulate 1) Allen Huang, 2) Brian Hsiao, 3) Jonathan Lin, 4) Jennifer Chiang, 5) Faye Shih, and 6) Jennifer Chin for their great achievement at the 2014 National Forensics Championship Tournament held in Overland Park, Kansas, U.S.A. from June 18 -21, 2014! Allen Huang and Brian Hsiao won all […]
June 7 Qing Shan vs Taipei Smart Debate Tournament 1.活動日期: 6/7(六)，3:30-6:30 PM 2.地點：中國科技大學, 中科大格致樓(6F，有電梯，進校門第一棟)，台北市文山區興隆路三段56號 3.使用教室：格致樓605-610(6F) 1st Place: Calvin Chao & Kevin Chang – won 3 rounds, earned 114 speaker points! 2nd Place: Kathleen Chien, Yvonne Guo, Ariel Tsai – won 2 rounds, earned 109 speaker points! 3rd Place: Albert Liu & Harry Cheng – won 2 rounds, […]
Watch Speech Videos High School NFL Qualified to Compete in the US: 1st Place PF Debate Winners High School NFL Qualified to Compete in the US: 2nd Place PF Debate Winners Middle School Taiwan National Debate Championship: 1st Place Policy Debate Winners Middle School Taiwan National Debate Championship: 2nd Place Policy Debate […]
2014-02-23 ADL PF Debate Tournament Winners Are: Hannah, Rebecca, Roxanne. Policy Winners Are: Theodora & Allen
Public Forum Speaker Awards 1st- Han Lee 2nd- Jonathan Lin 3rd- Gorden Kung Public Forum Finals Team Awards 1st- Hannah/Rebecca/Roxanne 2nd- Gorden/Alex Policy Debate Speaker Awards 1st- Albert Cheng 2nd- Theodora Tang 3rd- William Pu Policy Debate Team Awards 1st- Theodora Tang/Allen Huang 2nd- Matthew Chiang/Brandon Chen
2014-01-12 ADL PF, CX Debate Tournament Winners: PF Alex Huang & Gorden Kung; CX Brandon Chen & Matthew Chiang
The Best PF Teams Were: 1st Place, Alex Huang & Gorden Kung 2nd Place, Hannah Lee/Rebecca Lee on a 2-1 decision (Judges: Brundage, Gagnon, *Tien) The Best PF Speakers Were: 1st Place Ties between Hannah Lee & James Pan 2nd Place, Dennis Li The Best CX Teams Were: 1st […]
The Best PF Teams Were : 1st place : Miles Chiu & Jeremy Harvard Tsai ; 2nd place : Jennifer Hsu & Alison Yu The Best PF Speakers Were : 1st place : Jeremy Harvard Tsai ; 2nd place : Teagan Buckley ; 3rd place : Kevin Yi
The Best PF Teams Were: 1st place: Joshua Liu & Shuhei Omi 2nd place: Kelly Phil & Jocelyn Liu The Best PF Speakers Were: 1st place : Kelly Phil 2nd place : Ryan Chang 3rd place : Joshua Liu 4th place : Jocelyn Liu 5th place : William […]
2013-05-10 Morrison Debate Tournament Winners Are: G6-G7 Brian Liu & Bryan Kao ; G8–G12 Emily Shen & Ryan Lee
The Best G6-G7 PF Teams Were: 1st place: Brian Liu & Bryan Kao ; 2nd place: Hideaki Nakayama & Elizabeth Huang ; 3rd place: Jennifer Chin & Jennifer Chang ; 4th place: Ally Su & Faye Shih The Best G6-G7 PF Speakers Were: 1st place: Jonathan Lin 2nd […]
The Best PF Teams Were: 1st place: Katrina Chen & Carol Chen 2nd place: Anthony Chen & Shuhei Lin The Best PF Speakers Were: 1st place : Katrina Chen 2nd place : Carol Chen 3rd place : William Pu 4th place : Joshua Lin 5th place : Jimmy Park TOP 10 PF […]
Asian Debate League (ADL) is the exclusive U.S. National Speech & Debate Association (NSDA) Taiwan District Advisor with five major functions. 1.ADL provides opportunities for students to participate in all NSDA tournaments, locally and internationally – e.g., NSDA Taiwan, NSDA China, NSDA Korea, NSDA Japan, and NSDA U.S. […]
The Best Teams Were: 1st place: Fiona Wu & Jeremy Tsai 2nd place: Melody Yang & William Pu 3rd place: Shuhei Omi & Joshua Liu & Anthony Chen Top 7 Speakers Awards
SAT: Debate Students Get Higher Scores on Standardized Exams. Sponsors of competitive speech programs must prove scientifically how forensics improves student achievement, as defined by No Child Left Behind (NCLB; 2001). While many studies have shown a connection between debate experience and improved critical thinking skills, few studies have […]
2012-12-15 Fushing Smart Debate Tournament Winners Are: G6 Ryan Chang & Michael Law, and G7 Shuhei Omi & Teagan Buckley
The Best G6 Teams Were: 1) Ryan Chang & Michael Law; 2) Garcia Lu & Peter Tsai The Best G7 Teams Were: 1) Teagan Buckley & Shuhei Omi 2) Michael Lin & William Pu ROOM A –雲端教室一 Team 2Alison Yu (6) 余晨嘉 1st Round Room A 10:30 – 11:00 […]
Forensics and College Admissions: Why Debate Students Get Accepted to the Best Universities in the U.S.? The Wall Street Journal report did specifically highlight a “consistent trend” — one that forensic coaches have known for a long time — that dedicated participation in drama and debate has significantly increased the success rate of college applicants at […]
1. Register – Root Words English is difficult because it is a mixture of many western languages. However, if you master the root words, learning new words becomes fun and logical because root words are the basis of all western languages. This class fixes this problem for good. Jessie Chen has […]
The Best PF Teams Were: 1st place: Jonathan Lin & Emily Lin 2nd place: Faye Shih & Jennifer Chiang The Best PF Speakers Were: 1st place : Jennifer Chiang 2nd place : Faye Shih 3rd place : Jonathan Lin 4th place : Kelly Phil 5th place : Gorden […]
There is no other activity that stimulates your child’s brain more powerfully than debate! Try it! I guarantee it. –Jessie Chen, CEO of Asian Debate League These are the short term, long term, and life time benefits to debating.
On an average, SAT Critical Reading Score of 6 TAS 10 -11th grade students (Christina H., June P., James Y., Ray L., Alvin L., David J.) has gone up 134% on Test Score One (from 32 up to 75) and 100% on Test Score Two (from 40 up […]
8th Grade going on 9th TAS Student Huang got 2150 on SAT Because of Debate Training I entered Taipei American School in 6th grade as an ESL student, who could barely speak English fluently. In 7th grade, my sister’s friend asked me to join Taipei Debate Academy (also […]