Speech and Debate Lab
speech lab

The Debate and ESL Speech Lab, located in M-221, provides an area on campus which is specifically geared to helping students with all aspects of public speaking. The Lab creates a comfortable environment for students to research, brainstorm, outline and practice their speeches and gain from the experiences of the faculty.


The Lab’s main purpose is to help students communicate effectively. We assist students in both the construction and the presentation of their speeches. The Lab provides a stress-free environment where students gain confidence in their public speaking ability. We provide them with the proper resources and a dedicated faculty committed to making them strong and effective speakers.


  • Debate Team
  • Qualified faculty and staff to assist students with the construction and presentation of their speeches and debates
  • Resources, including computers, reference books and periodicals, for students to utilize while researching various speech or debate topics
  • Video equipment for taping students' speeches so they can see their performance

Miami Dade College is an equal access/equal opportunity institution and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, race, color, marital status, age, religion, national origin, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, or genetic information. Contact the Office of Equal Opportunity Programs/ADA Coordinator, at 305.237.2577 for information.