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PRESENTATION IN A FOREIGN

LANGUAGE?
Challenge?

PREPARING AND DELIVERING
A PRESENTATION

Defining the task and the learning
outcome
Explaining the layout and the
organization of the presentation
including useful phrases
Specifying the key questions to be
answered in the presentations

DEFINING THE TASK    Preparing an advertising campaign by an advertising agency for the management of the company concerned “Panther Air”. “E-Book”. “Safe Haven” Students are divided into groups of 4-5 .

PRESENTING IN ENGLISH .

listening)our Convincing the audiencewriting. of the(grammar. reading. topic discourse and phonology) and Demonstrating knowledge of the topic skills (speaking. in buying product Moving the audience to action .GENERAL GOALS REGARDING THE CONTENT      “Why prepare and deliver a Lingusitic goals: presentation?” practicing all language systems Creating understandingvocabulary.

GENERAL OBJECTIVES REGARDING PRESENTATIONAL ASPECTS     Learning to organize information in a coherent matter Developing an effective thesis for an oral presentation Practicing the use of logical and emotional appeals Understanding the importance of transitions in adding coherence .

NOTES ON PRESENTATIONAL ASPECTS  Content Right quantity of information Pitched at the right level for the audience  Structure Well organized. middle. a clear beginning. ending Organization to be transparent .

vocabulary… Language helping people remember the said . Delivery Vary the variety. tempo of your voice Body language signaling confidence Good eye contact with the audience Effective use of visual aids  Language Check details of grammar.

USE YOUR VOICE  Learn word partnerships & phrases  Make a pause  Stress for purpose  Vary the tone of your voice .

highly memorable  ...speak for themselves .quick snapshots”  .....EXPLOITING VISUALS  “.

BAD! . BACKGROUND COLOURS .

you start to salivate in anticipation of eating. When you have to eat.TEXT SIZE AND COLOURS – BAD!  The first step in the digestive system can actually begin smell or see something that you just before the food is even in your mouth. thus beginning the digestive process. .

COLOURS AND ANIMATION  contrast between background and text  no clashing or unpleasant colours  no aggressive animation .

Main building blocks of a presentation OPENING OUTLINE TALK MAIN BODY PARTS SUMMARIZE MAIN MESSAGE CONCLUDE TALK INVITE QUESTIONS .

…I’ll be glad to answer them at the end of my talk .Range of possible phrases  Outlining the talk I’ve divided my talk into five main parts: First(ly)… second(ly)… third(ly)… fourth…  Ground rules If you have any questions…please feel free to interrupt.

First of all. then… Firstly. that’s all I have to say about… So that. then. is…  Starting a new part Let’s move on now to… The next point I’d like to make is… .Useful phrases .…  Finishing a part Well.Signposting  Starting your first part To start with….

I said at the beginning…  Referring forward As we will see later.…  Referring to visuals On the next slide you can see … This chart gives a comparison of… .Signposting  Referring back As I mentioned earlier… If you rember.Useful phrases .

Useful phrases . . I’d just like to summarize the main points.… Lastly.…  Summarizing So now.Summarizing  Introducing your last point And finally. Let me sum up.

Concluding. I hope you have found my comments useful. Does anyone have any questions? .… Well. I’ll be glad to answer them. that brings me to the end of my talk.  Inviting questions and comments And now. inviting questions  Concluding In conclusion. if you have any questions.

.   Checking that the questioner is satisfied Does that answer your question? Inviting further questions Are there any more questions? Ending If there are no more questions or points. I’d like to thank you for your attention.

Final thoughts    no short cuts to making a good presentation.youtube. practice and preparation takes you a long way towards performing it well.com/watch?v=6 2Kyu5mz6iI&feature=fvwrel . http://www.

Tehnical guidelines       the required length: 10-12 slides 1 – 2 slides / min of presentation cca 4 – 5 bullet points per slide font size – 36 / 28 / 24 font style – Times New Roman or Ariel (sanserif) the required duration: 6-8 minutes .

Specifying the key questions to be answered      The campaign’s key message? Special features of the product (USPs)? Target audience? Media (ad. radio spot)? Promotion? . TV.