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Thinking Positively about Presentations

People often become nervous or fearful when giving presentations. Here are some phrases you can keep in mind when preparing for and giving a presentation.

About Yourself

    I'm happy to be here.

    I'm glad to have this opportunity.


    (Smile)

    (Turn nervousness into enthusiasm.)

    I (really) want to tell you about this.

    I have something interesting to tell you.

About Your Audience

    This is something I think you should know . . .

    This is important (to you) because . . .

    You will be interested to know that . . .

    You will benefit by knowing this . . .


About Your Subject/Material

    The information is as follows:

      A.

      B.

      C.

    First, I will tell you about . . .

    These are the main points/supporting ideas . . .

    The best way to understand this information is . . .

    Look at this. It will help you understand my topic . . .

    This shows (you) . . .

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