Unlike the other situations, presentations also require certain jargons that justify situations and various speeches.
Some of the suitable vocabularies are:-
Audience rapport – relationship of presenter with audience, esp. when good
Body language -non-verbal communication through facial expressions, body movements etc
Finally . . . Typical word used to signal the last of several points or subjects
Flip chart – a pad of large paper sheets on a stand for presenting information
For example . . . Typical phrase used to signal an illustration or sample of a particular point
Handout n. anything (report, sample etc) handed or given to people at a presentation
In conclusion . . . Typical phrase used to signal the summing up or final part of a presentation
Ladies & gentlemen – Polite phrase often used to address an audience of men and women
Marker - whiteboard marker a pen with a broad, felt tip for writing on whiteboards
Microphone – an electrical instrument that one speaks into for amplification of the voice etc
O.H.T. - overhead transparency; sheet of film with image for overhead projector
Overhead projector – device that projects an o.h.t. onto a screen – O.H.P. abbr.
Pointer - device (rod or electric torch etc) for indicating things on a map, screen etc
Screen – large, flat, reflective white surface on which films, slides etc are projected
Signal - to help the audience understand where one is in a presentation signalling
Slide - small (usually 35mm) photographic transparency – slide projector
To start with . . . Typical phrase used to signal the beginning of a particular subject or topic
Turning now to . . . Typical phrase used to signal a change from one subject or topic to another
Visual aids – things that one can look at in a presentation [eg: films, maps, charts etc]
Whiteboard - large, flat, white surface or board on which to write or draw with markers
Alliteration – Repetition of the beginning sounds of words.
Analogy- resemblance in some respects between things that are other wise disfimiliar.
Anecdote- a short account of an incident
Antithesis – balanced juxraposition of two contrasting ideas.
Some easy presentation vocabularies are:-
Team, Teamwork, Teleprompter, Television, Tendency, Theme, Thorough, Threat, Time, Tip, Tone, Topic, Treatment, Truth, Two sides, Type, Type
Unclear, Understanding, Unintended, Unscripted
Vehemence, Viewer, Vital, Vitriol, Vocal, Voice, Volume
Wander, Weak, Weighty, Well done, Well-meaning, Well-spoken, Willingness, Win, Wow, Written
Accept, Acclaim, Ad lib, Aggressive, Allusion, Ambiance, Ambiguous, Anecdotal, Animosity, Answers, Argue, Argumentative, Articulate, Assert, Audience, Audio, Authoritative, Avoid, Award
Basics, Beat, Belief, Blunder, Boring, Brief, Butterflies
Candid, Careful, Casual, Caution, Cautious, Charismatic, Churn, Clarity, Class, Classic, Clever, Coach, Combative, Comfortable, Commentary, Communication, Compete, Competition, Compose, Composed, Comprehensive, Concise, Conclusion, Confidence, Conflict, Confusion, Content, Controversial, Convincing, Course, Credible, Cue
Debate, Declaration, Deliberate, Delivery, Description, Development, Difference, Disagreement, Discourse, Discovery, Discuss, Discussion, Disorganized, Dispute, Diverse, Duration
Ease, Educate. efforts, Enthusiasm, Exaggerate, Exchange, Expression, Expressive, Extemporaneous