How To Make A Good Presentation Mix

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How To Make A Good Presentation Mix

  1. 2. How to make a good presentation
  2. 8. Presenting your presentation <ul><li>Introduce yourself </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a lways introduce yourself and your topic </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>briefly explain the process that you are going to follow with your presentation. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Be professional </li></ul><ul><ul><li>y our appearance (dress and grooming), the quality of your handouts and your visual presentation, etc., are very important. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 10. The Big Rule: <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>Try to have a good time - presenting can be hell or heaven, it's all up to you. Less is more. Keep it simple .
  4. 13. Key phrases <ul><li>Introducing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Good morning/good afternoon ladies and gentlemen , my name is… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The subject/topic of my presentation is… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In my presentation today I shall be dealing with … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What I'm going to talk about today is… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to give you a brief overview of… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The reason why I'm here today is to talk about… </li></ul></ul>
  5. 14. Key phrases <ul><li>Why you are giving this presentation   </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The purpose of this presentation is ...    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is important because ...    </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My objective is to ... </li></ul></ul>
  6. 15. Key phrases <ul><li>Structuring </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I've divided my talk into (four) main sections… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My presentation will be in (three) parts… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let's start/begin with ... </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First of all/Firstly, secondly, thirdly, then, after that, lastly/finally </li></ul></ul>
  7. 16. Key phrases <ul><li>Referring to visuals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>As you can see from the table (pie chart, graph, diagram, flow chart, pictogram…) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you take a look at the graph here… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to illustrate this by showing you... </li></ul></ul>
  8. 17. Key phrases <ul><li>Moving on to a new point </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Turning now to … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What I'd like to talk about now/next is… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now I would like to describe… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now let's move on to the next point which is… </li></ul></ul>
  9. 18. Key phrases <ul><li>Giving more details   </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to expand on this aspect/problem/poi nt </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Let me elaborate on that </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Would you like me to expand on/elaborate on that? </li></ul></ul>
  10. 19. Key phrases <ul><li>Changing to a different topic or referring to something which is off the topic </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to turn to something completely different   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to digress here for a moment and just mention that ... </li></ul></ul>
  11. 20. Key phrases <ul><li>Summarising and concluding </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to recap the main points of my presentation      - first I covered …      - then we talked about …      - finally we looked at … </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd  now like to sum up the main points which were: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To recapitulate what I've been saying… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>So, to go over the main points again… </li></ul></ul>
  12. 21. Key phrases <ul><li>Conclusion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>I'm going to conclude by ... saying that/inviting you to/ quoting ...   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In conclusion , let me... leave you with this thought/invite you to </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I'd like to conclude by saying…. </li></ul></ul>
  13. 22. Key phrases <ul><li>Thanking the audience and q uestions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Thank you for listening to me. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Thank you for your attention </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I hope you have found my presentation useful </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Finally, I'll be happy to answer your questions.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Now I'd like to invite any questions you may have . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Do you have any questions? </li></ul></ul>
  14. 23. Dealing with questions <ul><li>Some phrases which can be useful when you want to avoid irrelevant questions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>That’s not really my field, but I can put you in touch with someone who is an expert in the field. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Well, I think that goes beyon d the scope of today’s presentation. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I’m afraid we’ve run out of time . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>I haven't got the precise information with me today . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>T hat's not really for me to say . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This is not really the place to discuss that matter . </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P erhaps that's a question for another meeting . </li></ul></ul>
  15. 24. How to avoid a boring presentation?
  16. 25. How to avoid a boring presentation? <ul><li>Work on vocal variety! S peak to the audience as if in a one-to-one conversation so as to sound more natural. </li></ul><ul><li>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 presenter’s tension. </li></ul><ul><li>Don’t 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. </li></ul>
  17. 26. How to avoid a boring presentation? <ul><li>Use visual aid with care! Don’t 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. </li></ul><ul><li>Involve the audience! A sk the audience questions and encourage them to ask us questions or make comments on your statements. </li></ul><ul><li>Prepare, prepare, prepare and practice, practice, practice! The more prepared you are, the more comfortable and enthusiastic you will be when presenting. </li></ul><ul><li>W ork on all of these you’ll never, never, never be boring! </li></ul>
  18. 27. You can gain the audience’s attention by: <ul><li>telling an anecdote, a joke </li></ul><ul><li>mentioning a really surprising fact or statistic </li></ul><ul><li>stating a problem </li></ul><ul><li>asking a question </li></ul><ul><li>The question &quot;How many people here have a home computer?&quot; is a lot more interesting than &quot;Today I'm going to tell you about the Internet.“ </li></ul>

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