Speaking - Presentation Skills

1. Presentation Skills


'PechaKucha from the Japanese term for the sound of "chit chat", is a presentation format that is based on a simple idea: 20 images x 20 seconds. It's a format that makes presentations concise, and keeps things moving at a rapid pace'. The link http://www.pecha-kucha.org/ shows several examples.

2. Speaking

There are various methods to practise speaking in the target language. Here are a few

1. Practise speaking with a robot tutor: http://www.eslfast.com/robot/

2. Skype.com can help you improve your speaking skills outside the classroom by creating your own voice diary that you can send to me or to your colleagues and friends. You can download it here http://www.skype.com/intl/en-us/get-skype/on-your-computer/windows/premium. Once you have it installed, add me to your contact list. My Skype name is: Hayat Faqeer. Click on 'call' and leave a recorded message. Talk about your thoughts, daily activities or anything that occurs to you. Invite as many friends as you wish.

3. Read aloud to yourself and record your voice.

4. If you would like to know about polite English, you can find loads of videos on you-tube.