The mainbody: yourbest shotThis is the reason peopleare listening to you. Forinformation, ideas, something they didn’t know.You need to do your bestin this section. You canstart by making surepeople know what’shappening
BEST SHOTS B – briefly state your topic againS E – explain the objective of your talkS S – signal the beginning of a partS T - talk about THAT part
BEST SHOTS S – signal the end of a partS repeat S-T-S for all the parts of your talkS H – highlight the important points by…S O – outlining them in bullet pointsS T – tell them you’ve finished the main part
Saying what’s comingS In this part of my presentation I’d like to tell you about…S So, let me give you a brief overview of…
Moving on to the next pointS This leads directly to the next part of my talk.S Now, I’d like to move on to…S OK, let’s move on to …S Let’s now turn to…
Indicating the end of a partS So much for…S So that’s the background to …S I’d like to leave … now and move on to …S This brings me to the end of my second point.
Referring backS As I said earlier…S Let me now come back to what I said earlier…S I’d like to return to what I was talking about earlier…S Coming back to…S Let’s go back to what we were discussing earlier.S As I mentioned before, …
Summing upS I’d like to sum up the main points.S Let me briefly summarize what I’ve said so far.
In your talk, you may want to do the following: Add ideas Refer to other pointsS In addition to this… S … in connection with / concerning …S Moreover / Furthermore, … S … regarding / with regards to /S As well as that,… as regards …S Apart from …, … S With respect to … S According to …
Final remarksYour talk should be about yourtopic. Do not change thingsjust to make yourself feelcomfortable. Stay on target.Be organised.Remember, your listeners canbe your fans or your haters.They determine if your talk issuccessful or not.