How to structure a presentation a guide with examples


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How to structure a presentation a guide with examples

  1. 1. How to Structure a Presentation A Guide with Examples
  2. 2. The Structure of Presentation s Greet audience Introduce yourself Outline your talk Move to the body Summarize main points Conclude your talk Invite questions Accept questions and comments
  3. 3. Greeting the Audience <ul><li>Good morning/afternoon/evening. </li></ul><ul><li>Hello everybody. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s very nice to be here. </li></ul><ul><li>I’m very pleased to be here with you. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s a pleasure to be here today. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Introducing Yourself <ul><li>My name’s John Doe and I’m from XYZ Ltd. I’m here today to talk to you about …... </li></ul><ul><li>I am Jane Doe and I represent ABC Co. I’ve come here today to explain …… </li></ul><ul><li>I think you all know me. I’d like to talk to you about…. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Outlining Your Talk <ul><li>I’ve divided my talk into three parts. I plan to speak for about fifty minutes. I’ll be happy to answer your questions at the end of my talk. </li></ul><ul><li>My talk will focus on three areas and will take about thirty minutes. Please feel free to interrupt me if you have a question. </li></ul><ul><li>In the first part I will look at ….. The second part will deal with ….. In the final part I’ll …… </li></ul>
  6. 6. The Main Body <ul><li>I’d like to start now by looking at …. To begin with, I’m going to ….. </li></ul><ul><li>Moving on now to my next point : ….. Let’s turn now to …… </li></ul><ul><li>Could you please look at the screen for a moment? I’d like to show you an example of what I mean. </li></ul><ul><li>As I’ve already said …. I’ll go into this in more detail at a later stage. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Summarizing <ul><li>I’d like to end now by summarizing the main points of my talk. </li></ul><ul><li>What we have looked at here today is ….. </li></ul>∑
  8. 8. Conclusion <ul><li>I’d like to end now by thanking you for your attention. </li></ul><ul><li>That’s all I have to say about this subject for now. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Inviting Questions <ul><li>I’ll be happy to answer your questions now. </li></ul><ul><li>We have some time for questions and comments. </li></ul><ul><li>If you have any questions, I’ll be pleased to answer them now . </li></ul>
  10. 10. Handling Questions and Comments <ul><li>That’s an interesting comment. Thank you for that. </li></ul><ul><li>That’s an interesting question. I’ll try to answer. </li></ul><ul><li>I don’t think I can answer that just now but I’ll find out for you. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Your Turn <ul><li>Choose one of the following topics and prepare a talk about: - the use of computers at school - a famous company - language learning in your country - your hometown </li></ul><ul><li>Thank you for your attention. Good work! Judit Jékel </li></ul>