Structure and Content
- Introduction: General information on the topic
Give your listeners an introduction to the topic (some general information) and explain what exactly you are going to talk about in your presentation.
- Actual Presentation
Subdivide your presentation into several sub-topics.
Try to find a good conclusion, e.g.:
- an invitation to act
- an acknowledgement
- a motivation
- Simple Present
- Simple Past
- Present Perfect
Tips on Giving a Presentation
The normal progression of a sentence is interrupted by extra information or explanations enclosed in commas, brackets or dashes. The extra information can be a single word, a phrase or even a sentence.
- We (myself, wife Jessie and daughters Wanda and Jennifer) boarded our boat 'Queen', a Duchess class vessel barely a year old, at Black Prince Holidays' Chirk boatyard.
- The boats have remarkably few controls and we were given a thorough briefing about 'driving' ours–along with advice on mooring, lock operation and safety considerations–by Kate, who even set off with us for a few minutes to ensure we were confident.
Let´s write a business letter
Complete the following letter to Michelle Miller in the UK with words and expressions of Business English.
Dear _____________ (a) Miller
Conference 13-16 June
_____________ (b) we ________________ (c) on the phone, we will be coming to the conference on 13-16 June. We would ______________(d) it if you could send us some more ______________ (e) about the workshops on 14 June.
We ____________________ (f) to inform you that our CEO, Mr Simon Baker, will not be able to attend the conference after all. We would be ________________ (g) if you could cancel his hotel reservation for us.
We apologize for any _____________________ (h) this cas caused you.
We look forward __________________ (i) meeting you on the 13th.
Yours ________________ (j)
Suggestions & Offers
Form sentences with the words below. Be careful with the correct word order and punctuation.
A: (1.) lunch / out / for / go / don't / Why / we ?
Why don't we go out for lunch?
B: (2.) idea / great / Yes !
(3.) go / Where / we / could ?
Leading a discussion