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Published on December 12, 2009

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PRESENTATIONS : PRESENTATIONS LECTURE GIVEN BY NIALL GALBRAITH AT WENZHOU MEDICAL COLLEGE APRIL 19, 2007 My Lecture : My Lecture About Myself Subject Structure Duration Asking Questions Why Presentations : Why Presentations Getting the message across Types of presentation Discipline to transfer content in a short space of time You learn to look at your work differently You get valuable feedback You gain confidence in another language environment Parts of a Presentation : Parts of a Presentation The Introduction (10%) The Main Body (80%) The Conclusion (10%) Question Time (25% of talk) Planning and Getting Started : Planning and Getting Started Know your audience Keep things simple Use effective visuals (not too much info.) More than just a piece of paper Rehearse beforehand Positive frame of reference/coaching Make sure everything is present and working Forget the large audience Introduction 1 : Introduction 1 Introduce yourself Introduce your subject Define scope of presentation Structure Length Introduction 2 : Introduction 2 About asking questions Feedback A joke to relax Language Examples : Language Examples Good morning etc…….. My name is …………… I am going to talk about…….. In the first part…………. My talk will last about 10 mins……… Afterwards there will be time for questions….. The Main Body 1 : The Main Body 1 Important to hold attention Signalling the structure Logical progression Short summaries in between Use of past tense for reporting Clear development towards conclusion The Main Body 2 : The Main Body 2 Remain enthusiastic Vary tone of voice Pauzes and eye contact Use of “We” Language Examples : Language Examples So that concludes the introduction……. To begin with………….. Contrasting: However, as we have just seen………. Listing: There are three points to consider: first, second, third etc…….. Linking: Let’s move to the next aspect/now I want to tell you something about…………… Ending: Finally, let’s look at……….. We have dealt with................. The End : The End Indicate what it is : summary, observations, conclusions, recommendations, convincing arguments End on a high note Thank the audience Invite questions Language Examples : Language Examples I would like to finish with………. There are two main recommendations I would like to make………. I hope I have convinced you to join our course………… That concludes my talk on……….. Thank you for your attention……….. Now, please feel free to ask any questions……….. Questions : Questions Limited time usually agreed on before Keep control Do not enter into arguments If answer not at hand, admit honestly Check that you have understood the question Short clear answers Language Examples : Language Examples That’s a difficult question to answer in a few words………. We can perhaps discuss that at the break…….. In my experience…………. Sorry, I am not sure I have understood…… Could you repeat the last part……… Does that answer your question?............. End of Lecture : End of Lecture Summary Hopefully useful for your professional lives Pleasure being with you today Any questions?

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