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1. 2. How to make a good presentation 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 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. 9. 10. The Big Rule: Tell them what you're going to tell them. Tell them. Tell them what you told them. Try to have a good time - presenting can be hell or heaven, it's all up to you. Less is more. Keep it simple . 11. 12. 13. Key phrases Introducing 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 Structuring 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 Conclusion 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! The more prepared you are, the more comfortable and enthusiastic you will be when presenting. W ork on all of these youll never, never, never be boring! 27. You can gain the audiences attention by: telling an anecdote, a joke mentioning a really surprising fact or statistic stating a problem asking a question The question "How many people here have a home computer?" is a lot more interesting than "Today I'm going to tell you about the Internet. 28. 29.