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Assignment skills: Oral presentations

Assignment Skills subject guide

Presentation Good/Bad Examples

Be a More Confident Public Speaker, watchwellcast

Quick tips

1.  Structure your presentation

   -  Introduction

   -  Move through the main part of the presentation coherently

   -  Conclusion

2.  Use note cards or Powerpoint to prompt you

3.  Breathe, speak clearly, and use a variety of tones in your voice

4.  Be aware of your body language

5.   Make eye contact

6.  Use simple language, ask questions of your audience where appropriate, show your opinion

7.  Be prepared and practise in front of a mirror before presenting

Reference:  Burton, G, 2013, Presenting: Delivering presentations with confidence, HarperCollins, London

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