20/07/16 Professional Presentations in English (Part II)

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You can also outline your presentation to give the audience a clear overview of what they can expect:

  • In today’s presentation I’m hoping to cover three points:
  • firstly, … , after that we will look at … , and finally I’ll …
  • In today’s presentation I’d like to cover three points:
  • firstly, … , secondly … , and finally … .
Explaining that there will be time for questions at the end
  • If you have any questions you’d like to ask, please leave them until the end, when I’ll be happy to answer them.
  • If there are any questions you’d like to ask, please leave them until the end, when I’ll do my best to answer them.
Starting the presentation
  • To begin with… .
  • To start with… .
  • Let’s start/begin by looking at ….
  • I’d like to start by looking at … .
  • Let’s start with / start by looking at ….