NSCPHD1200 Presentation techniques in English (generic course)

Volume 2015/2016

Researchers who give presentations in English, e.g. at conferences.



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This workshop aims to enhance your presentation skills in English for a multicultural audience. It gives you tools for ensuring that your message comes across and will make your presentations inspiring for you and your audience. The workshop enables you to achieve a balance between the content, structure and delivery of your presentation.

Learning Outcome

We provide you with knowledge and skills related to the following:

Basic principles for presenters

  • Four key factors for presenters - stimulation; inspiration; information; education

Planning your presentation

  • Defining your key message
  • Identifying your audience
  • Creating an effective structure
  • Visual aids - how to use them and what to avoid

Performing your presentation

  • Using your voice and body language
  • English for presentations - useful phrases and language feedback
  • Psychological factors - the presenter and the audience
  • Dealing with questions

Handouts from Global Denmark

The workshop is run in English, and you will get plenty of practice in presenting, improvising and giving feedback. You are invited to perform a five-minute sequence from a presentation that you intend to use in your work. Your presenting skills will be enhanced through personal feedback and reviewing recordings of your presentation. We also include ‘language workshops' where we give you linguistic advice and fine tune your English. Furthermore, you will be introduced to presentation theory and receive GlobalDenmark's toolbox on effective intercultural presentation technique.
  • Category
  • Hours
  • Class Instruction
  • 10
  • Practical exercises
  • 10
  • Preparation
  • 30
  • Total
  • 50
Type of assessment
Course participation under invigilation
Criteria for exam assesment

The participants must attend all coursedays