Each part has a specific function: THE INTRODUCTIONThis is to tell the audience who you are, why they arelistening, what they will hear, how they will see theinformation, and what they should do (questions,participation etc.)
Each part has a specific function: THE BODY (developing your presentation)This is the most important part – it is why people arelistening to you. If you have two pieces of information,say them. If you only have one, then only say ONE. Donot waste people’s time for your own presentation.This is also the most difficult – you need to maintainyour audience’s attention, usually through personalityand relevant facts.
Each part has a specific function: CONCLUDINGThis is finishing your presentation of information orideas. It is usually not a conclusion (except inundergraduate courses). The presentation continues –with the audience asking questions.So, you finish, but the presentation should hopefullycontinue.
A presenter relies onImplicit KnowledgeThis is language knowledge you use without thinking, withoutstopping. It is very slow to learn, but fast to use.
The plan is ExplicitKnowledgeExplicit knowledge is information you think about. You need toconstantly think about where your presentation is going, where ithas been, and what you are doing in terms of Presentation Outline.
W – welcome the audienceINTRO: I – introduce yourselfwise owl S – say your topic E – explain why useful for the audience O – outline the structure W – what materials you will use L – let the audience know when they can ask questions
B – briefly state your topic BODY: E – explain objective / aimbest shot S – signal the beginning of each part T – talk about the topic S – signal the end of each part H – highlight important points O– outline points in bullet points T – tell the audience you’ve finished the body