English for Presentations

English for Presentations

The vocabulary and expressions you need when giving a presentation

Introductions and welcome

Good morning, ladies and gentleman. My name’s ……….. I’m head of sales at ……… …

I would like to thank you for inviting me here today to talk about… …

I would like to thank you all for attending this presentation. I plan to be brief. …

I shall only take about fifteen minutes of your time. …

If you have any questions, I’d be very happy to answer them at the end. …

Feel free to interrupt me if you have any questions during my presentation. … (Not recommended unless your English level is good.)

Explaining the purpose of your presentation

I’d like to give you a brief presentation about… …

The subject of my talk is… …

I’m going to talk about… …

My topic today is… …

My talk is concerned with… …

The purpose of my talk is to… …

Giving an overview of the presentation

I’m going to divide this talk into four parts. …

There are a number of points I’d like to make. …

Basically, I have three things to say. …

This talk is designed to be a springboard for discussion on the topic of… …

I’d like to begin by… …

Let’s begin by… …

First of all, I’ll discuss… …

and then I’ll go on to talk about …

Then… / Next,… …

Secondly,… / Thirdly,… …

Finally,… / Lastly,… …

Finishing a section.

That’s all I have to say about… …

So, in this section, we’ve looked at… …

Well, I think I’ve said enough about… …

Starting a new section

Moving on now to …

Turning now to… …

Let’s turn now to …

So that brings me now to the topic of… …

The next area I’d like to focus on next is …

Now, we’ll move on to… …

I’d now like to discuss… …

Let’s now look at… …

Analysing a point in your presentation

Where does that lead us? …

Let’s consider this in more detail… …

I’d like to elaborate on what I said earlier about …

What does this mean for…? …

Translated into real terms, this means that… …

Why is this important? …

The significance of this is… …

On the one hand,… …

…on the other hand,… …

Giving examples

For example,… …

A good example of this is… …

As an illustration, I’d like to mention… …

To give you an example,… …

To illustrate this point,… …

Referring to photos, graphs or tables

If you’d like to look at this graph, you’ll see… …

Take a look at this table. Here, we can see quite clearly that… …

This chart illustrates… …

Let me show you a pie-chart that will make everything much clearer. …

Paraphrasing and clarifying

Simply put,… …

In other words,… …

So what I’m saying is,…. …

To put it more simply,… …

To put it another way,… …

Summarising the content of your presentation

To sum up,… …

To summarise,… …

In short,… …

Right then, let’s sum up, shall we? …

Let’s summarise briefly what we’ve looked at… …

If I can just sum up the main points,… …

Finally, let me remind you of some of the issues we’ve covered. …

So, to remind you of what I’ve covered in this talk,… …

Unfortunately, I seem to have run out of time, so I’ll conclude very briefly by saying that… …

I’d now like to recap on the points I’ve mentioned. …

Closing the presentation

To conclude,… …

In conclusion,… …

Well, that covers all I wanted to say today. …

Before I finish let me say just one last thing. …

That brings me to the end of my presentation. …

It just remains for me to say, thank you very much for coming and I hope you have found this presentation useful. …

Invitation to ask questions

Does anyone have any questions or comments? …

Please feel free to ask questions. …

If you would like me to elaborate on any point I’ve made today, please ask. …

Would you like to ask any questions? …

Any questions? …

Checking comprehension

Does that answer your question? …

Is that clear? …

May we go on then to the next question? …

I hope I’ve made that clear. …

So what you’re saying is,… …

…is that right? …

It seems I don’t have time to answer any more of your questions now. But please feel free to come and talk to me later on today. …

source : Anglo Mania
Let the river and the roads take you to the unknown

Let the river and the roads take you to the unknown

[Destination British Columbia]
Vocabulary chunks to learn after watching the video :
  • Travelling for me is coming in without a plan
  • When I arrive and when I leave
  • Let the river and roads take me to the unknown
  • A fly-fishing adventure
  • Exposed to nature
  • We lose track of what is really appealing in life
  • We were born as explorers
  • The modern world
  • It’s you and nature, you’re completely at rest
  • Discover new cultures
  • Small communities
  • Share emotions
  • I can’t come up with a word to describe this place
  • It’s a living memory for sure that I will never forget

 

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