Tips for Public Speaking
Every person involved in international business will, at some stage of their career, have to make a presentation in English. If you follow some simple tips, presenting in English can be transformed from a nightmare into a creative and satisfying experience. This is one of many videos that give you some ideas on how to make your presentations better. However, listen to these tips with a critical ear! Using humor in a presentation can be disastrous if you are not the sort of person who is comfortable with it or if your humor is not well tuned to your audience expectations and the tips about make-up and shaving, while they make good common sense are not going to save your presentation - it’s your knowledge and delivery that will make the day along with the ‘rapport’ that you develop with your audience … lipstick, PowerPoint, good jokes won’t save you if you don’t establish both the rapport with your audience and your control over the topic.
If you’d really like to improve your presentation skills you should take one of our online Business English courses with a personal tutor experienced in presentation skills training.