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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
- Week 1 - 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.
- Week 2 - 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.
- Week 3 - 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.
- Week 4 - Putting it all Together
In Week 4, you will prepare and present a short presentation for your colleagues.
Extension Lecturer, International & English Language Programs
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