2. Good vs. Bad Presentations
-What makes a good presentation?
What irritates people during a
-What would be your concerns in
making a presentation in English?
3. Stages in a presentation
1.Greet your audience
2. Introduce the group
3. Introduce your topic
4. Present main parts
5. Show your pictures/clips
5. Summarise and conclude
6.Thank the audience
5. Stating your purpose- Phrases
This morning we are going to
So, we’ll begin by…
Telling you about…
Taking a look at…
…and then we’ll go on to…
You as a group will have 20 minutes to give
your presentation which will include every part
including time to answer a few questions.
At least about 15 minutes of the presentation
should be comprised of group members
speaking, and you can use the additional five
minutes for playing examples of songs or
showing video clips etc.
10. Prepare to cover!
make sure that every person in
each group knows about the others parts
so that if someone gets sick you are
supposed to be able to cover for her/him
with giving some basic accounts of
11. The presentation cowboy says:
Tell ’em what you’re
gonna tell ’em.
Then tell ’em.
Then tell ’em what
you’ve told ’em!
12. Spoken vs. Written English
”Written information should be easy
to read; Spoken information should
be easy to remember”
13. Tips from the coach!
your speech light and interesting!
Be sure to use your own words! If you do
not know how to pronounce a word, be
sure to check it (such as at
14. Ending your talk
them what you have told them”
• Summarise facts
• Thank the audience
• Invite questions
15. Ending your talk - phrases
Let me just run over the key points again…
To sum up briefly…
As we have seen…
This brings us to the end of the presentation
Thank you for listening/Thank you for your attention.
Thank you for your attention and if you have any questions
I’ll be happy to answer them
Are there any questions you would like to ask?
Introduce your subculture with information about its origin, influences and
Political aspects or ideologies (then and now)
Attitude toward mainstream society, sex, money, violence, and/or crime,
Discuss the subculture from the perspective of, homosexualitity and race,
social class, gender, as well as age groups and generations.
Describe some or all of the following themes and phenomenon related to
your subculture: religion and spirituality, lifestyle, alcohol and drugs.
Language (typical vocabulary and slang – what they mean and how they are
Noteworthy events, festivals, traditions and so forth. (optional)
One or several important icons and influential musicians/individuals
Music – provide examples of and discuss lyrics that are typical of and
exemplify aspects of the subculture
What form does the subculture take today – how has it evolved over the
Discuss your subculture’s impact on society. What have you learned? What
are your reflections on your subculture and genre?