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Presenting in English Techniques

Presenting in English Techniques

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Presenting In English 3
Techniques to improve your presentation
Some famous quotes from famous people.
1. I came, I saw, I conquered
Julius Caesar
2. Ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country
JF Kennedy
3. If practice makes perfect, and if no one’s perfect then why practice?
Billy Corgan
4. If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practicecompassion.
Dalai lama
In the above find examples of a.repetitionb.rhetorical questionsc.grouping points in threesd.pairs of contrasting ideasWhy is it effective?1.
You invite the audience to try to anticipate your answer 
2.
You create a satisfying sense of completeness
3.
You make sure your audience doesn’t miss your main points
4.
You emphasise what you’re saying
 
Dramatic ContrastExerciseLook at the following famous quotes and try to guess how to finish them
1.
 
To decide not to decide is a decisionTo fail to decide ___________________________ 2.It’s a recession when your neighbour loses his job.It’s a depression when ______________________ 3.If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problemBut if you owe it a million ________________________ 4.I like the dreams of the future better than the history ___________________________ 5. I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoythan a success at _______________________________ 6.Wise men talk because they have something to say;fools because they have to ______________________7.Success is getting what you want.Happiness is wanting ________________________ 8. You can’t win them all.But you sure can ____________________________ 
 
ExerciseLook at the following famous quotes and try to guess how to finish them with the wordsin the box
1.
 
To decide not to decide is a decisionTo fail to decide is a ______________ 2.It’s a recession when your neighbour loses his job.It’s a depression when you __________ your job3.If you owe your bank a hundred pounds, you have a problemBut if you owe it a million the bank has a ______________ 4.I like the dreams of the future better than the history of the _____________ 5. I’d rather be a failure at something I enjoythan a success at something I ___________ 6.Wise men talk because they have something to say;fools because they have to say _________________ 7.Success is getting what you want.Happiness is wanting what you ____________ 8. You can’t win them all.But you sure can __________ them alllose (x2), get, something, problem, failure, past, hate

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