The Instigator
ksmith01
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The Contender
bballcrook21
Con (against)
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Should the U.S. government help immigrants learn English?

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bballcrook21
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 12/16/2015 Category: Politics
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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ksmith01

Pro

Should the government help immigrants coming to the U.S. learn English? Should they supply classes? If so How much do you think they should cost?
bballcrook21

Con

The United States government should not help immigrants learn English.

Not only will this be costly, but we will have to employ new departments and will kill any private market that is in place in this specific region. For example, a private tutor who based his/her livelihood off of teaching English will most likely be driven out of business.

On the other hand, private tutoring is of higher quality and much more personalized too. There is also the problem of having differing nationalities being in the same vicinity, which will surely bring up some conflict.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by ivan2002 1 year ago
ivan2002
only one round thats to little
Posted by bballcrook21 1 year ago
bballcrook21
I accepted this for a free win, cause why not?
Posted by Blade-of-Truth 1 year ago
Blade-of-Truth
@Pro, if you are looking for discussions, go to the forum section of this website. What you did here was not a debate.
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Vote Placed by Zarroette 1 year ago
Zarroette
ksmith01bballcrook21Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro never affirms the resolution (merely asks questions). Therefore, Con wins the debate by default.
Vote Placed by Bosoxfaninla 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Why do people do one round debates if they're only going to state the terms?
Vote Placed by Blade-of-Truth 1 year ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Good ole' one round debates... I highly recommend Pro steer clear of these in the future, as they do not allow someone in your position to give rebuttals and conclusion statements. Conduct - Tie. Both had adequate conduct throughout. S&G - Tie. Both had appropriate spelling and grammar throughout. Pro did have some minor punctuation errors but nothing big enough to negate points. Arguments - Con. Pro didn't present any argument whatsoever, thus failing to uphold their burden and leaving Con to stand unchallenged. For these reasons, Con wins arguments. Sources - Tie. Neither utilized sources in this debate. Clear win for Con.