how to give a good presentation

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This is the PPT I used for a lesson I gave to my ESL class before their presentation competition. For the lesson plan go to www.highschoolesl.com

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  • 1. How to give a good presentation.
  • 2. The biggest problem?
  • 3. According to most studies, the number one fear of the average person is public speaking. Number two is death. That means if most people had to go to a funeral, they would rather be in the coffin than reading the Eulogies.
  • 4. Just be confident! Stand straight. Smile. Speak slowly. Speak loudly. Use hand gestures.
  • 5. Good (simple) PPT presentations. Keep the background simple. Contrasting background and text. Minimize text. Use good pictures and graphics. Use simple traditional fonts.
  • 6. Alternate speakers with every slide Practice transitions before the presentation. Briefly introduce the next presenter. Speak more than once per presentation. Assume your team knows when to transition. Stand in sequential speaking order. Group presentation dos and donts
  • 7. Communicate transitions nonverbally. Stand wherever there is room in the venue. Stand behind a computer when speaking. Alternate speakers with changes in content. All of your speaking at the same time. Step forward from your group when speaking. Group presentation dos and donts
  • 8. Dos Do: Alternate speakers with changes in content Do: All of your speaking at the same time. Do: Practice transitions before the presentation. Do: Briefly introduce the next presenter. (3 seconds max) Do: Stand in sequential speaking order Do: Step forward from your group when speaking
  • 9. Donts Alternate speakers with every slide Assume your team knows when to transition. Communicate transitions nonverbally. Stand wherever there is room in the venue. Stand behind a computer when speaking. Speak more than once per presentation.
  • 10. Steve Jobs
  • 11. Top Tips from Steve Jobs Passion Rule of three Simple slides Prepare and practice Avoid reading from notes Funny Graphs/diagrams
  • 12. Final points Dress smartly Check where you will be presenting Check all the technology works Have a plan for if it doesnt work Give the people listening lots of compliments, presents etc.