Introducing Information by JPOSYSTEMS

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 BUSINESS PRESENTATION IN ENGLISH
       The manner in which we deliver our
     message during business presentations
    is important for the obvious reason that
     we must keep our audience interested
             in what we are saying.
                     ENGLISH PRESENTATION
JPOSYSTEMS English language PRESENTATION coaching aims for improvement in some of
                 the more pragmatic features of communication.
   Enunciating clearly
   Using the right level of enthusiasm
   Using tone of voice
    1. to communicate Friendliness
    2. to communicate Sincerity
    3. to communicate one's authority and seriousness
    4. to express informality and an easygoing attitude
   Varying one's volume
   Making eye contact - facial expression
   Coming across with the right level of personableness and personality
   Adding stress to key words for emphasis
   Using contrastive stress
   Adding stress, or volume, when introducing new information               EXAMPLE.
   Using pauses and hesitations effectively                                  HOW TO
   Speaking at the right pace - not too fast and not too slow              INTRODUCE
   Varying the speed of one's speaking
   Signaling the start & end of a segment
                                                                           INFORMATION
                                             AND MUCH MORE

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                How to introduce information
                                           Listen to 1-5.

   Notice the stressed words in bold and the pauses (/) after the introductory phrases.
1. As you know, / we have a new customer database.
2. So the purpose of today / is for you to start to become familiar with it.
3. As I say, / the good news is ...
4. Now, / up on the screen you can see ...
5. In other words, / as well as giving the customer more of what they want ...

                         Match the sentences in 1 to functions a-d.
   a)   Repeating something you have already said:                        ____
   b)   Explaining a feature in a different way:                          ____
   c)   Giving information that is already common knowledge:              ____
   d)   Explaining what is going to                                       ____
   e)   Introducing a new item                                            ____

                                      JPOSYSTEMS@FASTWEBMAIL.IT
 Being an effective and strong communicator is also important for
       Meetings
       Presentations
       Speaking with clients
       Speaking with professional colleagues in everyday situations
       Conferencing
       Telephone
       MUCH MORE


JPOSYSTEMS English language coaching aims for improvement in some of the more
           pragmatic features of communication by identifying the
      •  communication skill required
      •  Language function (that satisfies the required skill)


                                                      GRAMMAR


      COMMUNICATION           LANGUAGE
                                                         LEXIS
       SKILL REQUIRED         FUNCTION


                                                     PHONOLOGY


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