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In this presentation you will find a guide to prepare a presentation that you will be exposing on wednesday. Remember to use the tenses that we practiced last week. The simple present and the simple past.

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  1. 1. How to Structure a Presentation A Guide with Examples Darvin D. Aranda Firmado digitalmente por Darvin D. Aranda Nombre de reconocimiento (DN): cn=Darvin D. Aranda, o=Darvin D. Aranda, ou=Privada, email=darvin_arand@ho, c=MX Fecha: 2013.09.01 09:33:11 -05'00'
  2. 2. The Structure of Presentations Greet audience Introduce yourself Outline your talk Move to the body Summarize main points Conclude your talkInvite questions Accept questions and comments
  3. 3. Greeting the Audience • Good morning/afternoon/evening. • Hello everybody. • It’s very nice to be here. • I’m very pleased to be here with you. • It’s a pleasure to be here today.
  4. 4. Introducing Yourself • My name’s John Doe and I’m from XYZ Ltd. I’m here today to talk to you about …... • I am Jane Doe and I represent ABC Co. I’ve come here today to explain …… • I think you all know me. I’d like to talk to you about….
  5. 5. Outlining Your Talk • 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. • My talk will focus on three areas and will take about thirty minutes. Please feel free to interrupt me if you have a question. • In the first part I will look at ….. The second part will deal with ….. In the final part I’ll ……
  6. 6. The Main Body • I’d like to start now by looking at …. To begin with, I’m going to ….. • Moving on now to my next point : ….. Let’s turn now to …… • Could you please look at the screen for a moment? I’d like to show you an example of what I mean. • As I’ve already said …. I’ll go into this in more detail at a later stage.
  7. 7. Summarizing • I’d like to end now by summarizing the main points of my talk. • What we have looked at here today is ….. ∑
  8. 8. Conclusion • I’d like to end now by thanking you for your attention. • That’s all I have to say about this subject for now.
  9. 9. Inviting Questions • I’ll be happy to answer your questions now. • We have some time for questions and comments. • If you have any questions, I’ll be pleased to answer them now.
  10. 10. Handling Questions and Comments • That’s an interesting comment. Thank you for that. • That’s an interesting question. I’ll try to answer. • I don’t think I can answer that just now but I’ll find out for you.
  11. 11. Your Turn • Choose one of the following topics and prepare a talk about: - ELISA- Why people get sick? - DULCE – Religions. - JUDITH – The best heritage. - LEON – World’s crisis. - SERGIO – The importance of family.