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Presentation skills

-academic paper
ALYA AQILAH
IWANI

Presentation
Communication which can be adapted to
various speaking situation, such as talking
to a group, addressing a meeting or
briefing a team.
to be effective, step-by-step preparation
and the method and means of presenting
the information should be carefully
considered.

PERSUASIVE
DEFINITION
Able to cause people to
do or believe something :
able to persuade people.

STEP TO ACHIEVE A PERSUASIVE


PRESENTATION
1. Capturing attention
Studies show that you have up to 10 seconds to
capture the audience. Suggested ways to
achieve this are to start with a quote, startling
statistic, hypothetical question, or a disturbing
statement.
2.
Establish need
Too often a speaker gets bound up in their
research, jargon and expertise and forgets that
the audience may have a different level of
understanding. Consider the information you
are presenting from your audiences

3.
Emotion
People buy on emotion and justify with logic.
Posture, body language, gestures, eye contact
and vocal variety all help to convey passion and
enthusiasm which are very persuasive. Using
personal stories assists you to create empathy
with your audience, thus helping to make your
message memorable.
4.
Logic
Use fact to support the emotions that you are
conveying in your presentation. This will provide
your audience the means to properly comprehend
the main body of your presentation.

5. Ask for action


The last and most critical step for
delivering a powerful presentation is
asking for action. What is it that you
want your audience to do or consider
as a result of this presentation?

Applying the well known 6 Ps (Prior


preparation prevents pretty poor
performance) you will come across as
confident, articulate, persuasive as
well as preventing whiplash injuries
from your audience falling asleep.

Informative
provide readers with
infomation on a particular topic.

Effective essay
The Hook
begin essay with strong hook that grabs your
readers' attention.
use strong quote, an extraordinary fact or an
evocate question (possible strategies),
statistics, or an anecdote.
avoid using definition or cliches as your hook

Background Information
provide readers with general background
information on the topic
example: topic is on exercise, include several
sentences explaining more on exercising.

Thesis Statement
gives readers a good idea of what to expect in
the essay and works to compel the readers to
continue.
placed in the center of the introductory
paragraph or make it the last sentence of the
paragraph.

Proofreading
reread the beginning of the essay to ensure
all the steps.
double check to make sure the paragraph
contains information that is relevant to the
topic and thesis statement conveys the
central idea of the essay.

THE END