To be covered
- Presentation Skills
– Layout and style
– Structure and content
- Layout & Style
- Keep the design simple
- Colour: newspapers/websites typically use black on white
- Font-families: use a few and use them consistently
- Font-sizes: use a few and use them consistently
- As with the Template presentation create (a) a title slide (b) an outline slide (c), a section divider/summary slide and (d) a standard slide
- Structure & Content
- All main ideas to be delivered during presentation should be on slides
- Try and follow the 5×7 rule: a maximum of five bullet points per slide, each point containing +/- seven words
- Images, where used, are relevant to the topic and the point being made
- Spelling and grammar should be error-free
- As with the Template presentation use the ‘Notes panel’ feature to keep any additional information and record the sources you use
Remember: press “CC” to turn “Subtitles” on. Duration: 05:50
Having or showing strong enjoyment and/or interest in something.
— Khaled was very enthusiastic during his presentation and this is key reason for its sucess.
Synonyms: energetic, passionate.
[noun] A movement of part of the body, especially a hand or the head, to express an idea or meaning.
[verb] To make a gesture.
— Alex made a gesture to say thank-you.
— Alia gestered meaningfully with her hands for everyone in the audience to be quiet.
Synonyms: signal, sign, motion, indication, gesticulation, show.
A position of a person’s body when standing or sitting.
— He stood in a flamboyant posture with his hands on his hips.
Synonyms: pose, strike an attitude, attitude, stance, standpoint, point of view, opinion, position, frame of mind.
The way in which a word is pronounced; the act or result of producing the sounds of speech.
The rise and fall of the voice in speaking, especially the pitch pattern of a sentence, which distinguishes kinds of sentences or speakers of different language cultures.
— She spoke English with a strong Arabic intonation.
Stress given to a word or words when speaking to indicate particular importance.
— They placed great emphasis on the individual’s freedom.
Synonyms: stress, accent, force.
[noun] The arrangement of and relations between the parts or elements of something complex; the organising of sentences into paragraphs and, paragraphs into an essay.
[verb] To construct or arrange something according to a plan.
— The two sentences have equivalent structures.
— The programme is structured around exams and projects.
Synonyms: Arrange, Compose, Construct, Design, Form, Organise, Order, Shape.