Tips on Oral Presentation - - Do not mumble. If you made an...

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Tina Zhang Joon Kim Oral Presentation Before Speech: - Make sure you have good body language. - Watch your stance - Hand gestures - Facial expressions - Practice! Practice! Practice! - Smile and breathe The Actual Speech: - Speak as if you really believe in what you are saying. - Speak with conviction and confidence. - Vary the tone of your voice. - Watch your pace, don’t speak too fast - Pitch of Voice - “If you speak with enough confidence, people may before it’s true.” - Never always read from notes. - Having notes is fine; just don’t always read from it. - Glance at your notes from time to time. - Maintain eye contact; make everyone in your audience feel involved.
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Unformatted text preview: - Do not mumble. If you made an error, correct it, and continue. Some Tips:- Have pauses.- Allow yourself and your audience a little time to reflect and think. - Use humor when appropriate and possible.- Try to keep audience interested throughout your entire presentation. - Involve them in the presentation.- Provide examples, visual aid or not.- An interesting speech makes time fly.- End on a high note: leave your audience feeling upbeat about the topic. Overall, 3 Simple Steps:- Tell the audience what you are going to tell them,- Then tell them, - At the end, tell them what you have told them. JUST RELAX!...
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course WRIT 2 taught by Professor Deredearthur during the Winter '08 term at University of California, Santa Cruz.

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