Description or summary of the book: Giving Academic Presentations provides guidance on academic-style presentations for advanced students. A goal of the text is to make presenters aware that giving an effective academic presentation requires mastery of a broad range of skills. Among the topics covered in the book are: analyses of speeches, examination of different major speech types, tips for improving non-verbal behaviour, suggestions for speaker-listener interaction; discussion of the importance of using evidence in academic speaking; definitions and discussion of fillers; advice on preparing PPT slides; practical advice on preparing and practicing speeches; and pronunciation work on pausing, stress, and intonation.
Estimated reading time (average reader): 8H50M
Other categories, genre or collection: ELT: English For Academic Purposes, Historical & Comparative Linguistics, Teaching Resources & Education, Business Communication & Presentation
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