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This course teaches you language and techniques that will help you make effective presentations in English. The final task is to develop a well-organized, persuasive presentation using charts and graphs that sells your city as a venue.
The course focuses on students who have an intermediate level of English, with a minimum of two years of formal language study.
Course Learning Objectives
• Present information in an organized and engaging way
• Share data in charts and graphs
• Use persuasive language in a presentation
Giving Effective Presentations
Week 1 is an overview of giving effective presentations. You will see examples of good and bad presentations and what mistakes to avoid.
Referring to Data and Describing Visuals
Week 2 is all about the visuals in presentations – any slides or graphics that you will use to support your presentation. This includes more work on describing charts and graphs clearly.
Persuasive Language in Marketing
Week 3 week focuses on using persuasive language in presentations, which should help you if you have to market anything from a product to a plan you’re presenting to your boss.
Putting it all Together
In Week 4, you will prepare and present a short presentation for your colleagues.
Daphne Mackey and Richard Moore