Presentation on theme: "Correct the mistakes “Ladies and gentlemen, thank you very lot for come along here today. I hope my presentation isn’t going to take too long and that."— Presentation transcript:
Correct the mistakes “Ladies and gentlemen, thank you very lot for come along here today. I hope my presentation isn’t going to take too long and that you will find it interesting. The purpose of today’s presentation is for discuss how can we improve internal communications within our company. Now let me beginning by explaining that I’d like to talk about the business case for better communication; secondly, I want to cover different styles and methods; and final I would like to finish off by talking about some of the basics we need to have in place to deliver good quality, consistent communications across the company. I’d be very happy to instruct you to ask questions in the end of the session and I’m sure there’ll be plenty of time for us to discuss some of the points that have been rised.”
Correct the mistakes “Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for finding the time to come and join me for this presentation this afternoon. My name is Tim Mason, I‘m a retail consultant, and many of you will have seen me shadowing you in your jobs and looking through the accounts and so on in the company over the last week. I’ve invite you here today to have a look on my findings. First, I’d like to have a look at the performance of the company, the sales of the company over the last three years; then I’d like to have a look at our market share in the womenswear market and look at our competitors; and thirdly, I’d like to suggest some improvements in our range of womenswear. At the finally I’d be happy to answer any of your questions.”
Fill in the gaps Person 1: With a presentation, I think the aims and the 1. ________ need to be clear. Person 2: I like to wait until the 2. ________ of the presentation before people 3. ________ back on what I’ve just said, rather than interruptions throughout the presentation. Person 3: I think of a presentation … If you’re standing up in front of a group of people, you need to make sure you’re 4. ________, make sure you’re engaging, make sure you’re interesting, make sure you’re relevant, make sure you’re talking to the 5. ________ audience. Person 4: Don’t make it too 6. ________, otherwise people fall asleep! Be 7. ________, precise and to the 8. ________, definitely. entertaining rightstructure short end long point feed
If you want your audience to listen to you, you need strategies to get attention. Listen to the examples and match them with strategies:
Opening a presentation You have to explain to your team how you plan to cut costs by 15% next year without losing any jobs. Tell your colleagues in the sales department how sales increased after reducing the price of a product. You are a factory manager. Report to the directors that productivity has increased by 8% since investing €2 mil in new machinery last year.
Listen, what is stressed?
Describe the graph Useful phrases: As you can see…, You’ll notice that…, This part of the graph clearly shows…, fell sharply/slightly, a sudden increase, rose steadily, a dramatic fall, fluctuated mildly, reached a high/low