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  • 1. MAKING INTRODUCTIONS IN PRESENTATION Group: Hoàng Phương Lan Nguyễn Thùy Linh
  • 2. CONTENTS Welcome the audience  Introduce yourself  Say what you’ll talk about  Explain why it’s useful for the audience  Outline the structure of your talk  What materials did you bring?  Let the audience know when they can ask questions 
  • 3. WELCOME THE AUDIENCE Formal   Good evening/ morning/ afternoon everybody… Hello everyone. Informal  Hey, how’s it going?  Hello guys.
  • 4. INTRODUCE YOURSELF  Let me introduce myself. I’m…  For those of you who don’t know me, my name’s…  As you probably know, I’m…  I’m here in my function as…
  • 5. SAY YOUR TOPIC  As you can see on the screen, our topic today is…  Today’s topic is…  What I’d like to present to you today is…  The subject of my presentation is…
  • 6. EXPLAIN WHY YOUR TOPIC IS USEFUL FOR THE AUDIENCE  My talk is particularly relevant to those of you/us who…  Today’s topic is particular interest to those of you/us who…  My/The topic is very important for you because…  By the end of this talk, you will be familiar with…
  • 7. THERE ARE SEVERAL WAYS YOU CAN TELL THE AUDIENCE WHAT YOU WILL SAY Today I’d like to tell you about…  This morning/ afternoon/ evening I’d like to bring you up to date on…  I’ll begin by explaining…  I’ll start off by talking…  After that, I’ll move on to…  I’m going to talk about…  This morning/ afternoon/ evening I’m going to address several…  I’ll be talking about our…  During the next hour we’ll be looking at… 
  • 8. SAY THE STRUCTURE OF WHAT YOU WILL TALK ABOUT… You also want to tell the audience briefly what how the talk is structured. Here are some useful phrases to talk about structure.
  • 9.  I’ve divided my presentation into three main parts: x, y and z.  In my presentation, I’ll focus on three major issues.  First, I’ll be looking at…, second,… and third,…  I’ll begin/ start off by explaining…  Then/ Next/ After that, I’ll go on to…  Finally, I’ll offer some solutions.
  • 10. THE FINAL PART OF YOUR PRESENTATION DEALS WITH THE ORGANIZATION OF THE TALK: HOW LONG, HANDOUTS, QUESTIONS   My presentation will take about… minutes. It should take about… minutes to cover these issues.     TIMING Does everybody have a handout? Please take one and pass them on. Don’t worry about taking notes. I’ve put all the important information on a handout for you. I’ll email the PowerPoint for you. There’ll be handouts at the end of my talk. HANDOUTS
  • 11. There will be time for questions after my presentation.  If you have any questions, feel free to interrupt me at any time.  Feel free to ask questions at any time during my talk. QUESTIONS 
  • 12. GETTING THE AUDIENCE’S ATTENTION Experts say the first few minutes of a presentation are the most important. If you are able to get the audience ‘s attention quickly, they will be interested in what you have to say. Here are a few points you can use.
  • 13. Ask a rhetorical question  Tell them a story or anecdote  Start with an interesting fact  Give them a problem to think about 