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About this book
Good presentation skills are key to a successful career in academia. This guide provides examples taken from real presentations given both by native and non-native academics covering a wide variety of disciplines.
The easy-to-follow guidelines and tips will teach you how to:
- plan, prepare and practice a well-organized, interesting presentation
- avoid errors in English by using short easy-to-say sentences
- improve your English pronunciation and intonation
- gain confidence, and overcome nerves and embarrassment
- highlight the essential points you want your audience to remember
- attract and retain audience attention
- deal with questions from the audience
This new edition contains several additional features, including stimulating factoids and discussion points both for self-study and in-class use. New chapters also cover:
EAP teachers will find this book to be a great source of tips for training students, and for preparing both instructive and entertaining lessons.
Other books in the series cover: writing research papers; English grammar, usage, and style; academic correspondence; interacting on campus; plus exercises books and a teacher's guide.
Please visit http://www.springer.com/series/13913 for a full list of titles in the series.
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.
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- Book Title English for Presentations at International Conferences
- Series Title English for Academic Research
- Series Abbreviated Title English for Academic Research
- DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-26330-4
- Copyright Information Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2016
- Publisher Name Springer, Cham
- eBook Packages Social Sciences Social Sciences (R0)
- Softcover ISBN 978-3-319-26328-1
- eBook ISBN 978-3-319-26330-4
- Edition Number 2
- Number of Pages XVIII, 284
- Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 6 illustrations in colour
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“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 Léon-Henri, ASp - la revue du GERAS, Issue 70, November, 2016)