Workplace Conversational English (Phrases and Sentences for Different Workplace Settings – Top 500+ Terms)/
Making a Presentation

Making a Presentation

Total: 18 words

Let me introduce myself.

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said at the start of a presentation to let listeners know who you are, your job title, what you do, etc.

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Today, I'll be talking about... / Today, I'll talk about...

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said at the start of a presentation to let listeners know the main topic of your presentation

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I will be going over...

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said to give a rundown of specific topics your presentation will cover

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This talk is divided into ___ parts. / This presentation is divided into ___ parts.

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said when letting listeners know how many sections your presentation or talk is divided into

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First, let's talk about...

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used at the beginning as a signal that you're officially starting your presentation and the first topic you'll be discussing

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I will now... / Let's now...

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used as a transition statement to signal a change of topic

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Let's move on to...

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used as a transition statement to signal that you're done discussing a topic and moving on to the next

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If you look at the graph...

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said when you want to direct your listeners' attention to particular visual aids in your presentation, especially when you're trying to prove a point

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Please turn your attention to... / Please draw your attention to...

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said when you want to direct your listeners' attention to something in particular, like a specific bullet point or slide in your presentation

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Let me know if I'm going too fast.

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said to let listeners know they can ask you to slow down your discussion so they can keep up with you

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Let me circle back to...

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said when you are going back to a specific point in your discussion that you have already covered or want to get back to

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As you are aware... / As you know...

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said when you are acknowledging your listeners' knowledge about a particular topic because it's relevant to what you're discussing

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To summarize...

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said towards the end of your presentation to quickly go over the main points of your discussion

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Please don't hesitate to ask any questions.

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said to your listeners as an invitation to ask you questions they may have about what you've discussed

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I'd be happy to answer any questions.

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said to express your willingness to answer any questions from your listeners

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Any questions?

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a brief question you ask listeners throughout your presentation to make sure everyone understands what you've discussed so far

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I think we've covered everything.

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said at the end of your presentation to let listeners know you're done talking about everything you needed to talk about

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Thank you for listening.

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said to thank your listeners for the time and attention they gave you

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