In this lesson watch the video on Presentations, go through the useful tips and do the quiz.[/nbox]
The layout of a good presentation:
Welcoming the audience
Exe: It gives me great pleasure to welcome you here this morning.
Introducing and welcoming speakers
Exe: I’d like to introduce Mrs White, who represents Google company.
Opening the presentation
Exe: My presentation today is about./The purpose of this presentation is to present (outline/explain)…
Outlining the main points
Exe: There are four main areas to be considered.
Exe: I’ll begin by looking at…
Then I’ll explain.
Explain why something is interesting
Exe: The information presented here today is important, as it shows…
Establishing a bridge
Exe: This brings me to my next point.
My next point is.
I’d now like to turn to…
Linking with a previous point
Exe: As I mentioned earlier…
To go back to…
Summarizing the main topics
Exe: To sum up, I’d like to say that…
In conclusion, we can see that…
Making a strong final comment
Exe: It is clear from the figures presented here today that…
Given the data/information I have presented, we can be certain that…
Thanking your audience
Exe: I appreciate your being here today and thank you for your attention.
Thank you for your attention. [/nbox]
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The best speakers are the ones people feel _______watching.
To get something across to your audience you must ____________ that.
One needs to prepare beforehand.
What you say in the first ___________ is very important.
What is your presentation?
Closing your speech is second most important after opening.
'It is clear from the figures presented here today that…' is used to make a strong final comment.
You want to leave your audience on the high with a clear ___________!
It is not important to build rapport with your audience.
to build rapport=to build a relationship
'In conclusion' and 'to sum up' are used to establish a bridge in a presentation?