As a public speaker it is likely that at some point you will get into a debate situation. A debate is when you have an argument of two opposing points of view. This will be especially true if you enter the world of politics or if you get involved with humanitarian issues.
Though your goal right now is to be an eloquent speaker you should be prepared in case a simple public presentation turns into a debate. How can you prepare yourself for this?
There arefive things that you can do to prepare yourself for a debate.