This comprehensive forensics textbook includes everything for the beginning to intermediate 7th-12th grade debater and forensics competitor. Teachers across the US and Japan have used the Art of Debate textbooks to teach high-school and middle-school debate. Anyone who is looking for a textbook to help novices to intermediate competitive debaters should look no further. This book also is useful for anyone who seeks to be a more persuasive and eloquent public speaker. The book teaches basic debate skills, Public Forum debate, Lincoln-Douglas debate, Policy/Cross-Examination debate, Congressional debate, and eight different speech events: Impromptu, Extemporaneous, Expository, Oratory, Dramatic Interpretation, Dual Interpretation, Oral Interpretation/Interpretive Reading, and Humorous Interpretation. This book contains all you need to improve your debating and speechmaking skills and get you ready for your next speech or forensics competition.