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DESCRIPTIONHow To Make A Good Presentation
- 2. How to make a good presentation
- 8. Presenting your presentation
- Introduce yourself
- a lways introduce yourself and your topic
- briefly explain the process that you are going to follow with your presentation.
- Be professional
- y our appearance (dress and grooming), the quality of your handouts and your visual presentation, etc., are very important.
- 10. The Big Rule:
- Tell them what you're going to tell them.
- Tell them.
- Tell them what you told them.
- 13. Key phrases
- Good morning/good afternoon ladies and gentlemen , my name is
- The subject/topic of my presentation is
- In my presentation today I shall be dealing with
- What I'm going to talk about today is
- I'd like to give you a brief overview of
- The reason why I'm here today is to talk about
- 14. Key phrases
- Why you are giving this presentation
- The purpose of this presentation is ...
- This is important because ...
- My objective is to ...
- 15. Key phrases
- I've divided my talk into (four) main sections
- My presentation will be in (three) parts
- Let's start/begin with ...
- First of all/Firstly, secondly, thirdly, then, after that, lastly/finally
- 16. Key phrases
- Referring to visuals
- As you can see from the table (pie chart, graph, diagram, flow chart, pictogram)
- If you take a look at the graph here
- I'd like to illustrate this by showing you...
- 17. Key phrases
- Moving on to a new point
- Turning now to
- What I'd like to talk about now/next is
- Now I would like to describe
- Now let's move on to the next point which is
- 18. Key phrases
- Giving more details
- I'd like to expand on this aspect/problem/poi nt
- Let me elaborate on that
- Would you like me to expand on/elaborate on that?
- 19. Key phrases
- Changing to a different topic or referring to something which is off the topic
- I'd like to turn to something completely different
- I'd like to digress here for a moment and just mention that ...
- 20. Key phrases
- Summarising and concluding
- I'd like to recap the main points of my presentation - first I covered - then we talked about - finally we looked at
- I'd now like to sum up the main points which were:
- To recapitulate what I've been saying
- So, to go over the main points again
- 21. Key phrases
- I'm going to conclude by ... saying that/inviting you to/ quoting ...
- In conclusion , let me... leave you with this thought/invite you to
- I'd like to conclude by saying.
- 22. Key phrases
- Thanking the audience and q uestions
- Thank you for listening to me.
- Thank you for your attention
- I hope you have found my presentation useful
- Finally, I'll be happy to answer your questions.
- Now I'd like to invite any questions you may have .
- Do you have any questions?
- 23. Dealing with questions
- Some phrases which can be useful when you want to avoid irrelevant questions:
- Thats not really my field, but I can put you in touch with someone who is an expert in the field.
- Well, I think that goes beyon d the scope of todays presentation.
- Im afraid weve run out of time .
- I haven't got the precise information with me today .
- T hat's not really for me to say .
- This is not really the place to discuss that matter .
- P erhaps that's a question for another meeting .
- 24. How to avoid a boring presentation?
- 25. How to avoid a boring presentation?
- Work on vocal variety! S peak to the audience as if in a one-to-one conversation so as to sound more natural.
- Lighten up! Add a bit of humor. T here are lots of true and humorous anecdotes that would elicit laughter and get audience members on your side. Laughter will also ease a presenters tension.
- Dont tell us everything you know! W e must not feel that we have to pack everything we know into one presentation. Usually covering three main points/topics is sufficient for a dynamic presentation.
- 26. How to avoid a boring presentation?
- Use visual aid with care! Dont read what audience members can see already - you lose their attention quickly. Also, boring visuals with lots of words and no graphics are a complete turnoff.
- Involve the audience! A sk the audience questions and encourage them to ask us questions or make comments on your statements.
- Prepare, prepare, prepare and practice, practice, practice!
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