Presentation skills III

Die Übung zeigt Ihnen vor allem auf, wie Sie konstruktives Feedback geben können, um die Präsentationfähigkeiten Ihrer Kollegen/Kommilitonen zu verbessern.

Entscheiden Sie sich jeweils für eine der drei möglichen Antworten.

1) Which of these is not a golden rule for giving a presentation?
a) Fix your eyes on one person in the audience.
b) Make eye contact with everyone in the group.
c) Use visual aids.
 
2) Which of these would help to liven up a presentation on playing golf?
a) Showing a photo of a famous footballer
b) Showing a video of your holidays
c) Demonstrating how to hold a golf club
 
3) You are watching another student do their first presentation. They are very nervous. What might you say when they've finished?
a) I think you should have spoken a bit louder.
b) You sounded very nervous.
c) Well done - I thought that was really interesting.
 
4) You are watching another student do a presentation. They talk very loudly. What's a good way to give them feedback?
a) You didn't need to shout!
b) You have such a clear voice you don't need to talk so loudly.
c) I really enjoyed that but I had to put my fingers in my ears.
 
5) You are watching another student do a presentation. They go over the time limit. It's hard to get them to stop. What's a good way to give them feedback?
a) That was good. It was quite a lot of information to take in all at once.
b) That was good but you did go on a bit.
c) That was good but you were very boring by the end.
 
6) Which of these subjects would be best for a presentation?
a) A day in the life of the queen
b) My favourite hobby
c) Around the world in a hot air balloon
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answers:
1) Which of these is not a golden rule for giving a presentation?
The correct answer is A. It is not a golden rule to fix your eyes on just one person. They will feel very uncomfortable!

2) Which of these would help to liven up a presentation on playing golf?

The correct answer is C. If you are doing a presentation on playing golf then a demonstration of how to hold a golf club would be relevant and help to liven it up.

3) You are watching another student do their first presentation. They are very nervous. What might you say when they've finished?

The correct answer is C. 'Well done - I thought that was really interesting.' is the right response. You should praise them for having a go. Being critical could lower their confidence.

4) You are watching another student do a presentation. They talk very loudly. What's a good way to give them feedback?
The correct answer is B. 'You have such a clear voice you don't need to talk so loudly.' is the right answer. It's better to give positive feedback, not negative.

5) You are watching another student do a presentation. They go over the time limit. It's hard to get them to stop. What's a good way to give them feedback?

The correct answer is A. 'That was good. It was quite a lot of information to take in all at once.' is the right answer. It's better to give positive feedback, not negative.

6) Which of these subjects would be best for a presentation?

The correct answer is B. It would be best to do a presentation on your favourite hobby. It's better and easier to talk about what you know.
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