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In my last post, I disapproved of debating as an English learning task, but come to think of it, IF judging criteria for debating matches include scales regarding the quality of English itself, like those used in speech contests, a debate match would become a totally different animal. Shadowing, which basically should not be attempted by an EFL learner, could be a beneficial activity IF conduced under a close supervision by a strict and accuracy-conscious coach. Therefore, the conclusion should be that it is any timed or speeded tasks that drive learners to seek fluency without accuracy that should be avoided.