Planning the presentation
In this section we will look at some tips and hacks to help you with the planning process, a hugely important step that is sometimes neglected. When this step is poorly executed, the results are often not good and sometimes catastrophic.
Top tips for an oral exam in English
Tony Buzan explains Mindmapping19:35
Using MindMaps to plan a presentation
Speaking with confidence
One of the keys to success, perhaps THE key to success in presenting, is speaking with confidence and energy.
In this unit we will look at confidence and how to improve your speaking confidence.
The surprising secret to speaking with confidence18:56
Breathing exercises for confident public speaking4:15
22 tips for managing oral presentation stress
Have you ever found yourself listening enthusiastically to an engaging lecturer relate facts, figures, and data to personal experiences? If yes, that is the effect of good storytelling. In this section we look at The Magic of Storytelling.
Have you ever noticed that, sometimes, you would much rather spend hours reading an interesting novel than a blandly educative book? If yes, that is the effect stories have on people. In addition, did you find yourself, even if just a little, more interested in this introduction because it painted a picture for you? If yes, that is the effect of good storytelling as well.
Storytelling is indeed magical. It has a way of connecting dots in the human brain, assisting with assimilation, and influencing behaviors, among other things.
The magical science of storytelling16:45
8 Story telling techniques
Storytelling – Greenwashing
In this section we look at the specific language that can be used in an effective presentation.
Why we struggle learning languages16:27
Useful expressions for an oral exam
In this section we will be reviewing some basic grammar points.
The ten most common grammar mistakes that learners make12:28
The Present in English6:01
Present simple & Present continuous00:00:00
The past simple00:00:00
The past simple 2
The past simple & past continuous00:00:00
The past continuous00:00:00
The Present perfect – the forms00:00:00
The Present Perfect or Past Simple?00:00:00
The Present Perfect and Times00:00:00
The Present Perfect and lengths of time00:00:00
Present Perfect Simple Vs Continuous (Part 1)00:00:00
The Present Perfect Simple and Continuous: The Grammar Gameshow00:00:00
Stop saying will – The future00:00:00
The past and future of British tv00:00:00
Learners often have difficulty learning vocabulary, especially when they attempt to learn vocabulary and recall it to use it when they need it. This is often due to using traditional strategies of writing down lists of words, which they invariably forget when they need to use it in a conversation.
Vocabulary building using poor strategies6:17