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Presentation Skills Workshops will help you to improve English language presentation skills. In each workshop you will also practise making good presentations, receive instructive feedback and discover how to work on your presentation skills independently. You will improve particular skills with regard to:

  • Structure, organisation and content
  • Cohesive devices and delivery techniques
  • Describing data and the use of visual aids (including PowerPoint)

We cover three topics in Presentation Skills Workshops.

  • This workshop aims to:
    • familiarise you with the structure, organisation and content of a good presentation
    • give you practice in making a good presentation
    • give you instructive feedback
    • show you the resources in the SAC and online available for working on these sub-skills independently.
    Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs):
    • Prepare for an effective oral presentation
    • Select appropriate content for an effective oral presentation
    • Organise an effective presentation
    • Give an oral presentation
  • This workshop aims to:
    • familiarise you with cohesive devices and delivery techniques
    • give you practice in making a good presentation
    • give you instructive feedback
    • show you the resources in the SAC and online available for working on these sub-skills independently.
    Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs):
    • Identify different types of signposts
    • Select and use appropriate signposts to move from one point to another in a presentation
    • Use stress and chunking in enhancing the effectiveness of a presentation
    • Use body language/gestures in enhancing the effectiveness of a presentation
    • Deliver an effective presentation by making use of stress, chunking and body language
  • This workshop aims to:
    • help you describe data and use visual aids
    • give you practice in making a good presentation
    • give you instructive feedback
    • show you the resources in the SAC and online available for working on these sub-skills independently.
    Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs):
    • Introduce and describe data/visual aids when giving a presentation
    • Use appropriate data/visual aids when giving a presentation
    • Evaluate the effectiveness of data/visual aid

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Each workshop lasts 1 hour and 50 minutes. Booking online is highly recommended; walk-ins are possible subject to availability. Due to limited spaces, you are advised to come earlier in the semester.