Oral Presentations Ana Cristina Biondo Salomão
Oral Presentations: Do's & Don'ts <ul><li>Be organized!   The more organized and  focused  your presentation is, the more ...
<ul><li>Move  around.  </li></ul><ul><li>Use  hand gestures .  </li></ul><ul><li>Allow the audience to ask  questions  at ...
Presentation Basics <ul><li>The Big Rule:   </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them what you're going to tell them.   </li></ul><ul><l...
The Introduction <ul><li>The purpose of the introduction: </li></ul><ul><li>to introduce your topic </li></ul><ul><li>to i...
The Body <ul><li>The body of your presentation should support your introduction by offering facts, opinions, and reasons t...
The Conclusion <ul><li>restate the main points without giving examples.   </li></ul><ul><li>brief summary which emphasizes...
Oral presentation <ul><li>Topics: Journalism or English language and culture  </li></ul><ul><li>20 minutes (be careful wit...
Oral Presentation – Teacher’s evaluation Student:  Topic: 1.  Circle a mark for each section. Excellent is 10.  2. What we...
Student Self-assessment for Oral Reporting Use the following form after giving your oral presentation. The responses can h...
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Oral Presentations Directions

  1. 1. Oral Presentations Ana Cristina Biondo Salomão
  2. 2. Oral Presentations: Do's & Don'ts <ul><li>Be organized!   The more organized and focused your presentation is, the more relaxed you'll feel.  </li></ul><ul><li>Breathe!  (It helps you relax.) </li></ul><ul><li>Don't try to cover too much material.  Remember you only have 20 minutes.  </li></ul><ul><li>Speak clearly , slowly and at an appropriate level for your audience. </li></ul><ul><li>Use vocabulary that is appropriate for your audience.   If you use new vocabulary, make sure you explain it and write it on the board. </li></ul><ul><li>Make eye contact with all members of your audience. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Move around. </li></ul><ul><li>Use hand gestures . </li></ul><ul><li>Allow the audience to ask questions at the end of your presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Don't read your presentation.  You can use short notes, but reading a presentation is unnatural; also, it makes it very difficult for your audience to follow. </li></ul><ul><li>Practice your presentation with a partner or in front of the mirror.   </li></ul><ul><li>Remember to thank your audience and introduce the next speaker. </li></ul>Oral Presentations: Do's & Don'ts
  4. 4. Presentation Basics <ul><li>The Big Rule: </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them what you're going to tell them.  </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them.  </li></ul><ul><li>Tell them what you told them. </li></ul><ul><li>In other words, your presentation should have three parts: </li></ul><ul><li>an introduction </li></ul><ul><li>body </li></ul><ul><li>conclusion    </li></ul>
  5. 5. The Introduction <ul><li>The purpose of the introduction: </li></ul><ul><li>to introduce your topic </li></ul><ul><li>to interest your audience in the topic </li></ul><ul><li>IDEAS </li></ul><ul><li>1. Grab the audience's attention by somehow involving them in your topic.  </li></ul><ul><li>by asking a question </li></ul><ul><li>offering an interesting fact </li></ul><ul><li>using a quotation or telling a short story </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;How many people here have a home computer?&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>X </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Today I'm going to tell you about the Internet.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>2. Offer a brief outline of what you will be discussing </li></ul><ul><li>3. Include why you choose this topic to present on </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Body <ul><li>The body of your presentation should support your introduction by offering facts, opinions, and reasons to support your topic.  </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Conclusion <ul><li>restate the main points without giving examples.  </li></ul><ul><li>brief summary which emphasizes what you want the audience to remember.  </li></ul><ul><li>finish with a recommendation, a personal thought, an observation, or a question.  </li></ul><ul><li>closing statement (the last statement) should pull your presentation together. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Oral presentation <ul><li>Topics: Journalism or English language and culture </li></ul><ul><li>20 minutes (be careful with the time limit) </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher’s evaluation = 8,0 </li></ul><ul><li>Self-assessment = 2,0 </li></ul>
  9. 9. Oral Presentation – Teacher’s evaluation Student: Topic: 1. Circle a mark for each section. Excellent is 10. 2. What were the greatest strengths and weaknesses of the presentation? 3. Teacher’s suggestions, comments or recommendations: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Effective use of visual aids 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Effective use of eye contact and other nonverbals 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Effective volume, pace, and tone Presentation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Summarized effectively 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Clearly connected to topic Conclusion 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Well organized 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Clearly related to topic Body 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Clearly stated topic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Captured the listener’s interest Introduction
  10. 10. Student Self-assessment for Oral Reporting Use the following form after giving your oral presentation. The responses can help both you and your teacher decide what you have learned and where you can improve in your reporting abilities. Name: ________________________________________________ Date: _______________________________ Topic of Oral Presentation or video:_______________________________________ What I did:_________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ What I learned: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ How I could improve my English skills from now on: ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Circle a mark for each section. Excellent is 10. My grade: ___________ (from 0 to 2). 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Effective use of visual aids 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Effective use of eye contact and other nonverbals 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Effective volume, pace, and tone Presentation 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Summarized effectively 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Clearly connected to topic Conclusion 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Well organized 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Clearly related to topic Body 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Clearly stated topic 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Captured the listener’s interest Introduction

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