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How to prepare your presentation

   You must plan to have an:

    – introduction

    – main body of talk

    – conclusion or summary.
Choose a topic

 Your topic should be something you are
  interested in.
 In our class, it is a movie you like.
Determine your purpose

 To inform- to tell information about**
 To entertain
 To persuade
 To teach how to do something
Brainstorm- think about ideas

 On paper, before you write a speech, write
  down some ideas
 What do you want to say about your topic?
 What is there to say about your topic?
Write a purpose statement

   What is your goal in your speech?
   What do you want to tell your audience
    about?
   Example topic: Running
   What do you want to say about running?
   The benefits of running
Ask yourself some questions:

   What are some benefits of running?
    –   Weight control
    –   Muscular development
    –   Psychological well-being
    –   Fitness
Write an outline
   An outline helps you organize your
    thoughts and what you want to say into
    groups or categories

   Introduction (Plot summary)


   Main body (Feelings and reasons)


   Conclusion (Advice)
Introduction
 Running is an extremely popular sport for
  people of all ages.
 Running is a great form of exercise
  because it helps people control their
  weight, develop muscles, and improves
  mental and physical performance.
The Introduction:

 Tells the audience who or what you are
  going to tell them about, your topic.
 Example: Today we will be talking about
  the benefits of running
 Give some background information: why is
  it important to the audience, why should
  they listen to you? Give examples
The Body
   I. Weight control
     A.   Aids self-control
     B.   Burns calories
     C.   Encourages a healthy diet
     D.   Suppresses appetite
   II. Muscular Development
     A.   Improves tone
     B.   Enhances contours
     C.   Increases strength
     D.   Improves endurance
The Body

   Should be the longest part of your speech
   Summarize, summarize, summarize- tell
    information in your own words
   This will take time
   Do not memorize your speech or read the
    information to your audience
   Talk to your audience like a conversation
How can you do this?

 Answer some questions:
 Who, what, when, where and why?
 Read the information and organize
  information into categories
Write a conclusion

   Summarize again your main points
Example conclusion

 People who want to improve their health
  should consider running.
 The benefits of running make it an
  excellent exercise.
Practice your speech

   Stand in front of a mirror and pretend you are
    speaking to your audience.
   Practice the time limit—use a watch or clock.
   Are you too long or short?
   Are you too quiet or too loud?
   Do you remember what to say?
Keep your audience involved

   Make sure everyone can hear you.
   Smile.
   Make eye contact.
   Don’t speak too long.
   It’s ok for you to make a few mistakes.
   Don’t stop.
   Be calm.
Things to do
   Don’t memorize or read your speech.
   Remember the categories.
   Know the main points of what you want to
    talk about.
   Practice the main points in your head.
   Do your best.
   Believe in what you have to say. Be excited
    to share your information to people who
    don’t know anything about your topic.
Movie Review

 This is an introduction to a movie.
 Tell us a little about the movie and give
  your opinion of it.
Movie Review Requirements

   Time limit: 2-3 minutes
   Share speaking evenly.
   Have a clear opinion.
   Have details to support and explain your
    opinion.
   Plot summary should be brief.
   Plot summary must not include the
    ending (resolution).