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  • 1. Advanced Public Speaking & Presentation - Week 14 – Professor Hayashi
  • 2.  Attendance  Final Presentation Rubric  Review  Quiz  Consultation time!
  • 3. CHECKLIST FOR INTRODUCTIONS  Attention Getter (rhetorical question, interesting fact, story, problem)  Welcome the audience  Introduce yourself (name, position/function)  State your topic  Explain why your topic is important for the audience  Outline the structure of your talk  What comes when? Say when you’ll be dealing with each point  Let the audience know how you’re organizing the presentation (handouts, questions, etc.)
  • 4. CHECKLIST FOR THE MAIN PART OF A PRESENTATION  Briefly state your topic again.  Explain your objective(s).  Signal the beginning of each part.  Talk about your topic.  Signal the end of each part.  Highlight the main points.  Outline the main ideas in bullet-point form.  Tell listeners you’ve reached the end of the main part.
  • 5. What is the rule of six?  a maximum of six lines per slide  a maximum of six words per line
  • 6. CHECKLIST FOR VISUALS  1. Prepare each visual carefully and separately.  2. Check whether the visual really shows what you are saying.  3. Make sure your audience can read the visual (size and colours).  4. Find effective headlines.  5. Keep design and content simple.  6. Use bullet charts for text.  7. Reduce text to a minimum.  8. Always prepare audience for visuals.  9. Present information clearly and logically.  10. Remember the rule of six.
  • 7. CHECKLIST FOR USING VISUALS (GRAPHS & CHARTS)  1. Make your visual as clear and easy to understand as possible.  2. Start by telling your audience what the graph/chart illustrates.  3. Highlight the key points.  4. Say why these points are important (and explain the cause or effect).  5. Use different verbs to express movement/development.  6. Use the same key words and phrases you used on your bullet charts.
  • 8. Write 3 verbs used to describe movements or trends (any upward/downward or other trend):  climb/decline/decrease/double/drop/expand/f all/fluctuate/go down/go up/grow/hit a low/increase/pick up/plunge/reach a high/recover/remain stable/rise/stabilize/stay the same
  • 9.  CHECKLIST FOR CONCLUSIONS  signal, summarize, highlight, explain, make, invite
  • 10. CHECKLIST FOR QUESTIONS  1. Listen carefully.  2. Make sure you have understood the question correctly.  3. Reformulate the question in your own words.  4. If you wan to postpone the question, say why politely.  5. If you don’t know the answer, say so and offer to find out.  6. Answer irrelevant questions politely but briefly.  7. Check that the questioner is satisfied with your answer.