Presentation on theme: "Why MUN?. First, a look at our calendar Four meetings in May Summer research Ten meetings in the fall West Lake MUN, November 14/15 BEIMUN in March, 2009."— Presentation transcript:
First, a look at our calendar Four meetings in May Summer research Ten meetings in the fall West Lake MUN, November 14/15 BEIMUN in March, 2009 and another middle school event in March Possibly a conference in May of 2009.
You are a nerd. MUN is the “track and field” of academic extracurricular activities. public speaking debate research reading and writing skills current events leadership
You want to lead a country. To simulate means to pretend, and you are pretending to be a decision maker. discover new countries understand the issues in today’s world learn new vocabulary and concepts attempt to solve the world’s problems find out that this is hard
Everyone else is doing it. Living in an international setting, you already understand that many of the challenges facing humans respect no national boundaries. We need informed businessman, doctors, lawyers, scientists, teachers, IT professionals, artists, financiers, politicians, professors, and parents.
My mom said I have to. MUN is one of the most widely-recognized extra curricular activities. many 1000s of participants looks great on a college resume Much Uproar over Nothing
I want to travel and meet people Conferences can involve students from all over the world! Work hard, play hard. Many professional relationships begin at conferences. Conference leadership can be very exciting!
The speech snake Introduction –Hook statement –Definition of the problem / thesis –Statement of the arguments Body –Argument 1 Statement Explanation Conclusion –Restatement of thesis –Restatement of arguments –Final image
The speech snake Body –Argument 2 Statement Explanation –Argument 3 Statement Explanation Conclusion –Restatement of thesis –Restatement of arguments –Final image