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Module 7 online session

Business Presentation

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Module 7 online session

  1. 1. U.S. Department of State Regional English Language Office Career English Online MODULE 7 BUSINESS MEETINGS AND CONFERENCES
  2. 2. 1) Have you ever given a talk at a business meeting / in a conference? 2) How did you feel? 3) Have you ever attended conferences? 4) Were they interesting? Let’s discuss
  3. 3. What are the steps in preparation for your talk?
  4. 4. What are the steps in preparation for your talk? content of your talk purpose of your talk audience the beginning of your talk the end of your talk Thinking steps Questions
  5. 5. What are the steps in preparation for your talk? Thinking steps Questions content of your talk What is the topic / title? purpose of your talk What is the reason? audience What does the audience expect? What do they know about the topic? How can you involve the people? the beginning of your talk How to start your talk? How to attract people’s attention? the end of your talk How to finish?
  6. 6. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF YOUR TALK / PRESENTATION?
  7. 7. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF YOUR TALK / PRESENTATION? - to sell a product; - to inform of something; - to give instructions; - to entertain; - to inspire/motivate; - to activate/stimulate
  8. 8. How to start your talk / presentation? - strong fact; - story; - saying; - shock your audience; - ask a question; - use statistics.
  9. 9. MATCH THE PURPOSE WITH THE START - to sell a product; - to inform of something; - to give instructions; - to entertain; - to inspire/motivate; - to activate/stimulate - strong fact; - story; - saying; - shock your audience; - ask a question; - use statistics.
  10. 10. The parts of your presentation Greeting  Good morning and welcome to [name of company, name of conference hall, hotel, etc.].  Thank you all very much for coming today.  I hope you all had a pleasant journey here today.
  11. 11. The parts of your presentation Introducing yourself  My name is Mark Watson and I am responsible for … .  My name is Mark Watson from [name of company], where I am responsible for … .  Let me introduce myself; my name is Mark Watson and I am responsible for … .
  12. 12. The parts of your presentation Introducing your presentation  The purpose of today’s presentation is to … .  In today’s presentation I’d like to show you … . / explain to you how … .  In today’s presentation I’m hoping to cover three points: firstly, … , after that we will look at … , and finally I’ll … .
  13. 13. The parts of your presentation Starting the presentation  To begin with … .  To start with … .  Let’s start by looking at … .  I’d like to start by looking at … .  Let’s start with / start by looking at … .
  14. 14. The parts of your presentation Concluding and summarising the presentation • Well, that brings us to the end of the final section. Now, I’d like to summarise by … . • That brings us to the end of the final section. Now, if I can just summarise the main points again. • That concludes my presentation. Now, if I can just summarise the main points. • That’s an overview of … . Now, just to summarise, let’s quickly look at the main points again.
  15. 15. Match these sentences with the part of a presentation “Good evening! Thank you for inviting me here to talk about Interpol – world’s largest police organization” - Greeting - Introducing the topic of your presentation - Starting your presentation - Finishing your presentation
  16. 16. Match these sentences with the part of a presentation “Good morning everybody! Let me start with a question: Do you like sleeping? Today I’m going to talk to you about sleep. - Greeting - Introducing the topic of your presentation - Starting your presentation - Finishing your presentation
  17. 17. Match these sentences with the part of a presentation “So, I’ve shown you that sleep is a very important subject. We’ve talked about different types and stages of sleep and some problems with sleep in today’s society” - Greeting - Introducing the topic of your presentation - Starting your presentation - Finishing your presentation
  18. 18. Important phrases from the Module Reimbursement – the action of repaying a person who has spent or lost money. Application for the fee reimbursement – a letter asking for financial support Fee waiver – you do not have to pay for something

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