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					Based on     Based on
 course        your
materials    research

  In the    In a variety
classroom    of venues

   For       For novice
professor   to expert in
and peers    your field
Objective
 • What is the assignment?
 • What is my unique contribution?
Audience
 • What do they already know?
 • What do they expect from me?
Format
 • Where will I be giving the presentation?
 • What technology (etc.) will be available to me?
Time
 • When will I be giving this presentation?
 • How much time do I have?
 Written    • Complex sentences
            • Low frequency words
arguments   • Extensive citation




            •   Simple sentences
   Oral     •
            •
                Repetition
                Definition of key terms
arguments   •   Short key passages (incorporated into
                visual aids)
                                   Today President Obama
     In order to encourage
                                  announced a new program
  Americans to buy more cars
                                called “Cash for Clunkers.” He
  and therefore stimulate the
                                    hopes the program will
  automobile industry, a new
                                 encourage Americans to buy
   program called “Cash for
                                   more cars and therefore
Clunkers” was announced today
                                   stimulate the automobile
      by President Obama.
                                           industry.
Having prepared herself by
memorizing long lists of vocabulary
words and making stacks of
flashcards, Heather knew she was as
prepared as she could be to take the
GRE exam, which she needed to get
a good score on in order to get into
graduate school.
Heather had prepared herself to
take the GRE exam by memorizing
long lists of vocabulary words and
making stacks of flashcards. She
knew she was as prepared as she
could be. She needed to get a good
grade on the exam in order to get
into graduate school.
Honda sold 1.1 million      By increasing their
   cars last year by      advertising targeted to
   increasing their       women, 1.1 million cars
advertising targeted to    were sold by Honda
single female drivers.           last year.
Surgeons performed more open-heart surgeries in 2010 than in the previous
three years combined.

More open-heart surgeries were performed in 2010 than in the previous
three years combined

Cigarette advertisements are designed to appeal to pre-teen and teenage
children.

Tobacco companies design advertisements to appeal to pre-teen and
teenage children.

A new program called “Cash for Clunkers” was announced today by
President Obama.

Today President Obama announced a new program called “Cash for
Clunkers.
Use short,
               Lead with
  simple
              the subject
sentences

         Avoid
        passive
      construction
    The lead
                    20cc acid was
scientist poured
                   poured into the
 20cc acid into
                       beaker.
  the beaker.
Introduction
 • State topic clearly: what is the problem you are addressing and how have you solved it?
 • Outline your points
 • Define any difficult terms or concepts
 • Contextualize your topic
Body
 • Give background motivation: why does your audience care?
 • Enumerate each point individually
 • Refer to your thesis throughout
 • Give examples/evidence/methods/results
Conclusion
 • Restate your thesis
 • Summarize your points
 • Give suggestions for further research
   Introduction

• Welcome
• Explanation of the
  structure

       Body

• Europe
• Asia
• Africa

    Conclusion

• Summing up
• Recommendations
Speech markers
that guide your
   audience
              • I'd like to start by...
Introducing   • Let's begin by...
              • First of all, I'll...
the subject   • Starting with...
              • I'll begin by...




 Finishing    • Well, I've told you about...
    one       • That's all I have to say about...
              • We've looked at...
 subject...

  ...and      • Now we'll move on to...
              • Let me turn now to...

 starting     • Next...
              • Turning to...

 another
              • I'd like now to discuss...
              • Let's look now at...
                    •   Where does that lead us?
                    •   Let's consider this in more detail...
Analyzing a point
                    •   What does this mean for ABC?
   and giving
                    •   Translated into terms of...
recommendations
                    •   I therefore suggest/propose/recommend
                        the following strategy:




                    •   For example,...
                    •   A good example of this is...
   Giving an        •   As an illustration,...
   example          •   To give you an example,...
                    •   To illustrate this point...
              • In conclusion,...
Summarizing   •
              •
                Let's sum up, shall we?
                I'd like now to recap...
    and       • Let's summarize briefly what we've looked at...
              • Finally, let me remind you of some of the
 concluding     issues we've covered...
              • If I can just sum up the main points...




              • Firstly...secondly...thirdly...lastly...
 Ordering     • First of all...then...next...after that...finally...
              • To start with...later...to finish up...
  Use aids to
                Refer to them
 support, not
                 throughout
  dominate

     Give
                Have a back-
audience time
                  up plan
  to absorb
Body Language
 • Be confident
 • Gesture for emphasis

Pronunciation
 • Articulate
 • Use conversational delivery

Pitch
 • Avoid monotone

Speed
 • Speak deliberately
 • Breathe

Volume
 • Project
 • Speak louder to emphasize

Pauses
 • Stop before (and after) for emphasis
 You will be familiar
  with the material.



 You can identify and
 correct weaknesses.


   You can practice
       difficult
   pronunciations.

   You can time the
length and incorporate
      visual aids.
                     Stay calm.
Anticipate and        Breathe.           Thank the
  prepare.         Compose your         questioner.
                     thoughts.


    Ask for        Be honest if you     Stand up for
 clarification.    have no answer.     your position.



             Agree to
                               Take notes.
             disagree.

				
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