After learning a presentation skill such as
'how to describe graphs', you can test yourself by making an audio or video tape, then
playing it for yourself to see if you did it right.
You can try to write down the words you would use for a section of your
presentation, then check in the materials below to see if the words are right. Then you
can video or tape record it to check the pronunciation.
|Working in a group can be with a group of friends, or with a
group of classmates who will do a presentation together.
It is good to discuss your
presentation and presentation skills with other people because they can see things that
you might miss, for example that the shadow of your hand is hiding words on the over-head
You can ask your group members to watch your section of the presentation and ask them
to suggest things that you can improve.
Don't be embarrassed about these things. Your group members will make mistakes too, and
it is better to make mistakes in practice, and correct them, than to make mistakes in the
|You can ask a CILL tutor to check your presentation. For
example you can give the tutor a written script, an audio tape, or better a video tape of
your presentation and ask for comments.
It is better to give the tutor short sections of