PRESENTATION

1ST QUARTER

Your presentation for the 1st quarter will be your self-introduction. It will be in small groups and you will need 5 slides (digital, not paper) to show us. In this presentation, you will need to talk for 5 minutes. Please try to use eye-contact with your audience, only sometimes looking at the key words below. You can not read from any notes. Do not speak too fast or too slowly. Enjoy speaking so that your audience will enjoy listening to you. You can use a cue card in the format shown below:

Background

  • Name and area of engineering
  • Age and where you have lived
  • KIT club activities

Schooling

  • Junior high
  • High School
  • Most exciting classes or experiences

Family

  • Family members: names and jobs/schooling
  • Pets

Influential people

  • Friends / family member
  • Experiences
  • Quote

Goals / Life’s Lessons

  • Engineering goals
  • What you have learned about life

For tips on how to give presentations and make good slides watch the following videos (English) or do a YouTube search for tutorials in Japanese.

ORAL SKILLS

HOW TO Give a Great Presentation – 7 Presentation Skills and Tips 

Oral Presentation Skills

 Examples of good and bad presentations

 How to give a good presentation

POWERPOINT SKILLS

 Death by powerpoint

More bad powerpoint presentations

Rules for powerpoint

More rules for powerpoint

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Presentation Dos and Don’ts

POWERPOINT presentation – tutorial basics. Fast learning in just 19 minutes ! 

Make a Presentation Like Steve Jobs

How to open and close presentations? – Presentation lesson from Mark Powell 

Presenting & Public Speaking Tips – How to improve skills & confidence 

powerpoint tips

GOOGLE SLIDES

If you want to add your voice to your slide presentation:

voice

PUNCTUATION EXPLANATIONS

How to use the semicolon

How to use the colon

How to use the apostrophe

How to use the comma

How to use parentheses