1. The importance of presentations.- 2. TED and learning from others.- 3. Why you should write out your speech.- 4. Writing the text of your slides.- 5. Visual Elements and Fonts.- 6. Ten ways to Begin a Presentation.- 7. Agenda and Transitions.- 8. Methodology.- 9. Results and Discussion.- 10. Conclusions.- 11. Questions and Answers.- 12. Attracting Audiences and Keeping their Attention.- 13. Handling your Nerves.- 14. Pronunciation and Intonation.- 15. Rehearsing and Self-assessment.- 16. Networking: Preparation for social events.- 17. Networking: Successful informal meetings.- 18. Posters.- 19. Advice for native English speakers on how to present at international conferences and run workshops.- 20. Useful Phrases
Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.
"English for Presentations at International Conferences is designed as a manual or user guide to help readers find relevant information quickly ... . Factoids followed by the What's the Buzz? feature which includes the objectives of each chapter and specific questions pertaining to the topic at hand. ... Anyone seeking to enhance their skills and gain confidence as a scientific or academic speaker would greatly benefit from consulting this very practical manual from Adrian Wallwork." (Dana Di Pardo Leon-Henri, ASp - la revue du GERAS, Issue 70, November, 2016)