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How to Give a Great Presentation in English

How to Give a Presentation in English

public speakingAn essential lesson when English is not your native language. You will learn what to focus on when you are preparing your presentation, as well as how to come across professionally to your audience.

1:06 – Use simple language ; 1:38 – Speak slowly ; 2:13 – Edit visuals ; 2:44 – Use more verbs ; 3:35 – Use active verbs ; 4:15 – Work with a trainer ; 4:45 – Use transition words ; 5:19 – Write numbers ; 6:24 – Don’t use abbreviations ; 6:48 – Avoid jargon ; 7:28 – Avoid slang ; 7:55 – Avoid crutch words

10 Tips for Giving a Great Presentation in English (ILac)

  1. Think about the details in advance.
  2. Do your homework.
  3. Introduce yourself and set the theme.
  4. Provide an outline or agenda of your presentation.
  5. Explain when the listeners can ask questions.
  6. Make a clear transition between the parts of the presentation.
  7. Wow your audience.
  8. Make your data meaningful.
  9. Summarize.
  10. Practice.

Practice is the key to helping you improve in public speaking.
Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speaking skills. You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

Presentations in English – How to Give a Presentation

In this video, you can learn how to make presentations in English. Do you have to make presentations in English in your job? Imagine you have to give an important presentation in English tomorrow. How would you feel about it? This video will help you learn useful phrases and techniques to introduce yourself and your topic, keep your ideas organized, deal with problems, and respond to questions from audience members.


How to Talk to Anyone?

How To Talk to Anyone, Anytime?  meet-new-people

Do you feel uncomfortable during conversations with neighbours, co-workers, acquaintances or even family members?

Do you want to be a better conversationalist?

Here are some tips for talking to anyone, anytime extracted from the article “Become a Better Conversationalist” written by Patricia Fry, ATMS which was published in December 2014 Toastmasters Magazine:

To Become a Better Conversationalist

  • Express a sincere interest in the other person.
  • Ask meaningful questions.
  • Give compliments.
  • Listen.
  • Avoid debates.
  • Keep up to date on current events and issues.
  • Use humor.
  • Model someone whose communication skills you admire.

“If you know how and when to speak, and when to remain silent, your chances of real success are proportionately increased.”  
– Ralph C. Smedley

How to Talk to People Without Being Awkward: 3 Quick Tips

  1. Be Genuinely Interested.
  2. Ask Open-Ended Questions.
  3. Be Willing and Open to Share.

Natural communication does not always come naturally.  A good place to practice your conversation skills is at your Toastmasters meeting. While the Toastmasters Competent Communication manual focuses on public speaking, many assignments in the Competent Leadership manual can help you practice one-on-one communication.

Practice is the key to helping you improve your communication and presentation skills.  Join Toastmasters and find a club that you like to practise your speeches in a friendly environment.  You are welcome to visit our Kampong Ubi Toastmasters Club if you are living in Singapore.

How to Talk to Anyone with Ease and Confidence

This video shows you a few conversation tricks and nonverbal tips that use both your communication and people skills to lead to amazing conversation and memorable first impressions.