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100 1  Wallwork, Adrian.|0
245 10 English for presentations at international conferences /
       |cAdrian Wallwork. 
264  1 New York :|bSpringer,|c2010. 
300    1 online resource (xv, 179 pages) 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
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504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 00 |gNote continued:|g3.1.|tUnderstand the critical 
       importance of correct pronunciation --|g3.2.|tFind out the
       correct pronunciation --|g3.3.|tLearn any irregular 
       pronunciations --|g3.4.|tBe very careful of English 
       technical words that also exist in your language --|g3.5.
       |tPractice the pronunciation of key words that have no 
       synonyms --|g3.6.|tBe careful of -ed endings --|g3.7.
       |tEnunciate numbers very clearly --|g3.8.|tAvoid er, erm, 
       ah --|g3.9.|tUse your normal speaking voice --|g3.10.
       |tHelp the audience to tune in to your accent --|g3.11.
       |tDon't speak too fast or too much --|g3.12.|tMark up your
       script and then practice reading it aloud --|g3.13.|tUse 
       synonyms for words on your slides that you cannot 
       pronounce --|g3.14.|tUse stress to highlight the key words
       --|g3.15.|tVary your voice and speed --|g3.16.|tSound 
       interested --|g4.|tPractice and Learn from Other People's 
       Presentations --|g4.1.|tUse your notes --|g4.2.|tVary the 
       parts you practice --|g4.3.|tPractice your position 
       relative to the screen --|g4.4.|tDon't sit. Stand and move
       around --|g4.5.|tUse your hands --|g4.6.|tHave an 
       expressive face and smile --|g4.7.|tLearn how to be self-
       critical: practice with colleagues --|g4.8.|tAnalyze other
       people's slides --|g4.9.|tWatch presentations on the 
       Internet --|g4.10.|tTest yourself on what you remember of 
       the presentations you've watched --|g4.11.|tImprove your 
       slides after the presentation --|g5.|tHandling Your Nerves
       --|g5.1.|tIdentify your fears --|g5.2.|tDon't focus on 
       your English --|g5.3.|tWrite in simple sentences and 
       practice your pronunciation --|g5.4.|tIdentify points 
       where poor English might be more problematic --|g5.5.
       |tHave a positive attitude --|g5.6.|tPrepare good slides 
       and practice --|g5.7.|tOpt to do presentations in low-risk
       situations --|g5.8.|tUse shorter and shorter phrases --
       |g5.9.|tLearn relaxation techniques --|g5.10.|tGet to know
       your potential audience at the bar and social dinners. 
505 00 |gNote continued:|g5.11.|tCheck out the room where your 
       presentation will be --|g5.12.|tPrepare for forgetting 
       what you want to say --|g5.13.|tPrepare for the software 
       or the equipment breaking down --|g5.14.|tOrganize your 
       time --|g6.|tTitles --|g6.1.|tDecide what to include in 
       the title slide --|g6.2.|tRemove all redundancy --|g6.3.
       |tMake sure your tide is not too technical for your 
       audience --|g6.4.|tUse a two-part title to attract both a 
       general and a technical audience --|g6.5.|tDon't be too 
       concise in tides-use verbs and prepositions not just nouns
       and adjectives --|g6.6.|tCheck your grammar --|g6.7.
       |tCheck your spelling --|g6.8.|tUse slide titles to help 
       explain a process --|g6.9.|tThink of alternative titles 
       for your slides --|g7.|tWriting and Editing the Text of 
       the Slides --|g7.1.|tBe aware of the dangers of PowerPoint
       --|g7.2.|tPrint as handout then edit --|g7.3.|tOnly use a 
       slide if it is essential, never read your slides --|g7.4.
       |tOnly write what you are 100% sure is correct --|g7.5.
       |tOne idea per slide --|g7.6.|tGenerally speaking, avoid 
       complete sentences --|g7.7.|tOnly use complete sentences 
       for a specific purpose --|g7.8.|tDon't put text in your 
       slides to say what you will do or have done during your 
       presentation --|g7.9.|tAvoid repeating the title of the 
       slide within the main part of the slide --|g7.10.|tUse 
       only well-known acronyms, abbreviations, contractions, and
       symbols --|g7.11.|tChoose the shortest forms possible --
       |g7.12.|tCut brackets containing text --|g7.13.|tMake good
       use of the phrase that introduces the bullets --|g7.14.
       |tAvoid references --|g7.15.|tKeep quotations short --
       |g7.16.|tDeciding what not to cut --|g7.17.|tWhen you've 
       finished creating your slides, always check your spelling 
       --|g8.|tUsing Bullets --|g8.1.|tAvoid having bullets on 
       every slide --|g8.2.|tChoose the most appropriate type of 
       bullet --|g8.3.|tLimit yourself to six bullets per slide. 
505 00 |gNote continued:|g8.4.|tKeep to a maximum of two levels 
       of bullets --|g8.5.|tDo not use a bullet for every line in
       your text --|g8.6.|tChoose the best order for the bullets 
       --|g8.7.|tIntroduce items in a list one at a time only if 
       absolutely necessary --|g8.8.|tUse verbs not nouns --
       |g8.9.|tBe grammatical --|g8.10.|tMinimize punctuation in 
       bullets --|g9.|tVisual Elements and Fonts --|g9.1.|tOnly 
       include visuals that you intend to talk about --|g9.2.
       |tAvoid visuals that force you to look at the screen --
       |g9.3.|tUse visuals to help your audience understand --
       |g9.4.|tSimplify everything --|g9.5.|tUse a photo to 
       replace unnecessary or tedious text --|g9.6.|tAvoid 
       animations --|g9.7.|tMake sure your slide can be read by 
       the audience in the back row --|g9.8.|tUse maps to 
       interest the audience and boost your confidence --|g9.9.
       |tChoose fonts, characters, and sizes with care --|g9.10.
       |tUse color to facilitate audience understanding --|g9.11.
       |tChoose the most appropriate figure to illustrate your 
       point --|g9.12.|tExplain graphs in a meaningful way --
       |g9.13.|tRemember the difference in usage between commas 
       and points in numbers --|g9.14.|tDesign pie charts so that
       the audience can immediately understand them --|g10.
       |tGetting and Keeping the Audience's Attention --|g10.1.
       |tGain and keep your audience's attention --|g10.2.
       |tExploit moments of high audience attention --|g10.3.
       |tDon't spend too long on one slide --|g10.4.|tMaintain 
       eye contact with the audience --|g10.5.|tBe aware of the 
       implications of the time when your presentation is 
       scheduled --|g10.6.|tQuickly establish your credibility --
       |g10.7.|tLearn ways to regain audience attention after you
       have lost it --|g10.8.|tPresent statistics in a way that 
       the audience can relate to them --|g10.9.|tBe aware of 
       cultural differences --|g10.10.|tBe serious and have fun -
       -|g11.|tTen Ways to Begin a Presentation --|g11.1.|tSay 
       what you plan to do in your presentation and why. 
505 00 |gNote continued:|g11.2.|tTell the audience some facts 
       about where you come from --|g11.3.|tGive an interesting 
       statistic that relates to your country --|g11.4.|tGive an 
       interesting statistic that relates directly to the 
       audience --|g11.5.|tGet the audience to imagine a 
       situation --|g11.6.|tAsk the audience a question/Get the 
       audience to raise their hands --|g11.7.|tSay something 
       personal about yourself --|g11.8.|tMention something 
       topical --|g11.9.|tSay something counterintuitive --
       |g11.10.|tGet the audience to do something --|g12.
       |tOutline and Transitions --|g12.1.|tConsider not having 
       an "Outline" slide --|g12.2.|tUse an "Outline" slide for 
       longer presentations and for arts, humanities, and social 
       sciences --|g12.3.|tUse transitions to guide your audience
       --|g12.4.|tExploit your transitions --|g12.5.|tSignal a 
       move from one section to the next --|g12.6.|tOnly move to 
       the next slide when you've finished talking about the 
       current slide --|g12.7.|tOnly use an introductory phrase 
       to a slide when strictly necessary --|g12.8.|tBe concise -
       -|g12.9.|tAdd variety to your transitions --|g13.
       |tMethodology --|g13.1.|tRegain the audience's attention -
       -|g13.2.|tGive simple explanations and be careful when 
       giving numbers --|g13.3.|tGive examples first, technical 
       explanations second --|g13.4.|tReduce redundancy --|g13.5.
       |tJust show the key steps in a process or procedure --
       |g13.6.|tExplain why you are not describing the whole 
       process --|g13.7.|tUse active and passive forms 
       effectively --|g13.8.|tIndicate where you are in a process
       --|g13.9.|tTell a story rather than sounding like a 
       technical manual --|g13.10.|tBring your figures, graphs, 
       etc., alive --|g13.11.|tMinimize or cut the use of 
       equations, formulas, and calculations --|g14.|tResults and
       Discussion --|g14.1.|tTell the audience what they need to 
       know[--]not everything that you know --|g14.2.|tExplain 
       statistics, graphs, and charts in a meaningful way. 
505 00 |gNote continued:|g14.3.|tCommunicate the value of what 
       you have done[--]put your results in the big picture --
       |g14.4.|tAvoid phrases that might make you sound 
       overconfident or arrogant --|g14.5.|tTell the audience 
       about any problems in interpreting your results --|g14.6.
       |tBe positive about others in your field --|g14.7.
       |tExplain whether your results were expected or not --
       |g14.8.|tBe upfront about your poor/uninteresting/negative
       results --|g14.9.|tEncourage discussion and debate --|g15.
       |tConclusions --|g15.1.|tBe brief and don't deviate from 
       your planned speech --|g15.2.|tMake sure your final slides
       give useful information --|g15.3.|tShow your enthusiasm --
       |g15.4.|tFive ways to end a presentation --|g15.4.1.|tUse 
       a picture --|g15.4.2.|tDirectly relate your findings to 
       the audience --|g15.4.3.|tGive a statistic --|g15.4.4.
       |tAsk for feedback --|g15.4.5.|tTalk about your future 
       work --|g15.5.|tWrite/Show something interesting on your 
       final slide --|g15.6.|tPrepare a sequence of identical 
       copies of your last slide --|g16.|tQuestions and Answers -
       -|g16.1.|tDon't underestimate the importance of the Q & A 
       session --|g16.2.|tPrepare in advance for all possible 
       questions --|g16.3.|tLearn what to say before you 
       introduce the Q & A session --|g16.4.|tGive the audience 
       time to respond to your call for questions --|g16.5.|tGet 
       the questioner to stand up and reply to the whole audience
       --|g16.6.|tRepeat the questions --|g16.7.|tRemember that 
       it is not just your fault if you can't understand the 
       question --|g16.8.|tDon't interrupt the questioner unless 
       --|g16.9.|tBe concise --|g16.10.|tAlways be polite --|g17.
       |tUseful Phrases --|g17.1.|tIntroductions and outline --
       |g17.2.|tTransitions --|g17.3.|tEmphasizing, qualifying, 
       giving examples --|g17.4.|tDiagrams --|g17.5.|tMaking 
       reference to parts of the presentation --|g17.6.
       |tDiscussing results, conclusions, future work --|g17.7.
       |tEnding --|g17.8.|tQuestions and answers. 
505 00 |gNote continued:|g17.9.|tThings that can go wrong --
520    Good presentation skills are key to a successful career in
       academia. English for Presentations at International 
       Conferences is the first guide to giving presentations at 
       international conferences ever written specifically for 
       researchers and professors whose first language is not 
520    With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and with examples 
       taken from real presentations, the book covers. 
520    -Gaining and maintaining audience attention. 
520    -Handing questions and answers from the audience. 
520    -Preparing and practicing. 
520    -Pronunciation and intonation. 
520    -Useful phrases for each stage of the presentation. 
520    Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 20 ELT and EAP 
       textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students 
       and researchers from 35 countries to prepare and give 
       presentations. This guide is thus also highly recommended 
       for trainers in English for Academic Purposes. --Book 
588 0  Print version record. 
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650  0 Public speaking.|0
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776 08 |iPrint version:|aWallwork, Adrian.|tEnglish for 
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990    SpringerLink|bSpringer English/International eBooks 2010 -
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