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					Oral Expression and Public
                 Speaking
      GIVING TALKS AND PRESENTATIONS
 “Communication is truly an art. And research shows
    that good communication skills are learned not
 inherent. So if you aren't the best communicator, you
 can make the effort to learn, and hone your skills with
                   every conversation.”
Guidelines for Better Presentation
Skills

 1.   Introducing the Topic.
 2.   Referring to Questions.
 3.   Introducing Each Section.
 4.   Summarizing a Section.
 5.   Referring Backwards and Forwards.
Guidelines for Better Presentation
Skills

 6 Checking Understanding.
 7. Referring to Visual Information.
 8. Referring to Common Knowledge.
 9. Concluding.
 10. Dealing with Questions.
1. Introducing the Topic.


 This morning / today ... I'm going to .... (talk
  about...)
 I'd like to...(describe...)
 The aim of my presentation this morning is to:..
 I've divided my presentation into... (three parts)
 My talk will be on/about
1. Introducing the Topic.

 First, I'd like to ... (give an overview of...)
 Second, I'll move on to...
 Then, I'll focus on / deal with...
 After that, we'll consider...
 Finally …
2. Referring to Questions.


 Please feel free to interrupt me if there is anything
  you don't understand.

 If you don't mind, we'll leave questions until the end.
3. Introducing Each Section.


 So, let's start with ...
 Now let's move on to ...
 Let's turn our attention to ...
 This leads me to ...
 Finally, …
4. Summarizing a Section.


 This completes my ... (description of ...)

 So, to summarise ...
Forwards.



 I mentioned earlier ... (the importance of...)
 I'll say more about this later.
 We'll come back to this point later.
6 .Checking Understanding.


 Is that clear?

 Are there any questions?
7.Referring to Visual Information.


 This diagram/transparency/graph shows...
 If you look at the graph you can see...
 What is interesting in this slide is...
 I'd like to draw your attention to ...(these statistics...)
8. Referring to Common
Knowledge.


 As you know...

 As I am sure you are aware...
9.Concluding
 That concludes my talk...
 That brings me to the end of my presentation
 If you have any questions, I'd be happy to answer
  them now/
 If you have any questions, I'll do my best to answer
  them now.
 Thank you for your attention.
10. Dealing with Questions.


 That's a good point.
 I'm glad you asked that question.
 Can I get back to you on that later?
 I'm afraid I don't have (the information at on hand.)
ANY QUESTIONS….
            ?
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 serkan.gurkan@kou.edu.tr

				
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