Giving Academic Presentations

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University of Michigan Press, 2002 - Foreign Language Study - 167 pages
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Giving Academic Presentations provides guidance on academic-style presentations for ESL students and native speakers. One goal of this text is to make presenters aware that giving an effective presentation requires mastery of a broad range of skills. Students will learn how to choose an appropriate topic, create effective visuals, and design a speech opening.

 This textbook provides:
*helpful analyses of speeches
*examination of major speech types, accompanying organizational strategies, and related language use
*tips for improving nonverbal behavior
*suggestions for speaker-listener interaction
*an analysis of ways to qualify claims and strategies for improving them
*opportunities for evaluating one's work and the work of others.
 

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Reinhart is Lecturer, English Language Institute, University of Michigan.

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