Presentation Skills Training

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PRESENTATION SKILL TRAINING 1

An outline of presentation skill training 
1

Fundamental concepts to give a presentation

1.

Establishing relationship with the audience 

2.

Being a natural speaker or not

3.

Negotiating communication exchanges in a presentation

4.

Building your confidence

Essential skills to prepare for a presentation

1.

Approaches

2.

Analysing the audience

3.

Structuring presentations

4.

Writing slides

5.

Spicing up the content

6.

Mapping out the route for delivering presentations

Presentation vs. communication

Activity 1: Q&A about presentation for communication

Relationship

Direction

Are we natural speakers? 

Activity 2: Is it difficult to speak to communicate?

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzI4D6dyp_o

Who do you want to speak like?

                                                                       

 ?

                                                     

You

Transforming yourself.

Three Ps for effective presentation 

Activity 3: What principles are for effective presentation? 

Pointed

Passionate

Prepared 

Audience

Activity 4: Who are you speaking to?

Analysis: 

Demographic information: gender, age, education, occupation, 
income, culture, ethnicity, group membership, etc. 

Psychological profiling: attitudes, values, beliefs

Structure of presentation

Activity 5: How is your presentation structured?

Categorise presentation: Introduction, main body, and conclusion

Subcategories?

Write for presentation

Activity 6: Who do speakers write the presentation slides 
for and how?

Eyes: to read

Ears: to listen

Minds: to think

What interests people

Activity 7: How do you personalise your presentation?

extraordinary facts about ordinary things 

ourselves 

glorified gossip 

Three parts of your presentation

Target

Begin with…

Explore the main body…

Finish your speech with …

Summary and assignment

Summary

Reflect on what you have learnt today about the 
presentation and skills

Please summarise today’s lesson and how you relate to 
the theories of giving your presentations in the future. 

Assignment
Please observe the presentation given by other people, 
such as politicians, actors/actresses, and 
teachers/students, take notes and share your views on the 
observed presentation.