Presentation
Focus on the audience
Thu. 1st. Period John N. Kalenga
Keywords:
Academic English, Business English, Discussion, Extensive Reading, Grammar, Presentation, Research, Speaking, Vocabulary, Writing

This English presentation course is opened to all students who want to develop their presentation skills. You will learn how to conduct and present your research to meet the expectations of your audience. It is an interactive course where you practice the design and delivery of both academic poster and oral presentations.


Students who participate in this course will:

1.      Build an extensive vocabulary

2.      Develop the confidence to prepare and make an academic presentation.

3.      Improve the critical thinking

4.      Develop the speaking skills


- Attendance and class contributions: 30%
- Mid-term presentations: 30%
- Final presentations: 40%


1

Academic presentation and course guidelines

2

The structure of an academic presentation

3

Conducting research on the presentation's topic

4

How to use data and audio-visual materials into your  psoter presentation.

5

How to design a poster presentation

6

Practice to design a poster: Choosing your own topic

7

Mid-term presentations of posters and feedbacks 

8

Preparing an oral presentation: Focus on the audience

9

Making your PowerPoint slides: Introduction, body and conclusion

10

Practicing your presentation: time management and audience

11

Oral presentations: Techniques of answering questions and comments

12

Oral presentation: Ending strong with a take home message

13

Final presentations in small groups

14

Final presentations in small groups

15

Overview and final discussions


This class is suitable for every student willing to improve his public speaking skills while building confidence to make presentations that meet the expectations of the audience.