Many of you have probably been asked to make a presentation on something. It might have been for school or work. It might have been for some activity you are involved in. Maybe you put it off because you didn’t know how to proceed or you chose just to read notes from a report you wrote. Well, this article shares with you some simple steps of how to deliver a presentation by first showing you some things that should be avoided. In other words, what you should not do. The second part of the video shows you what you can do. Hopefully, these suggestions will help you to prepare and to think and speak quickly when needed. It will help you replace any worries or fear with confidence and success when giving a presentation to any audience.
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Did you ever wonder how you can improve conversation skills? Do you ever think about what makes “good” conversation? Have you been involved with great conversation? Have you been a participant or a witness to conversation that was “not so great”? This article shares a few suggestions to make your ESL conversation speech a little better. So how can [...]
Some of you might have seen the 1975 Monty Python film The Holy Grail where King Arthur and his knights embark on a search for the Grail and encounter many silly obstacles. There is a scene where the troll asks questions to those seeking the Holy Grail.
There are a series of questions shown in this scene. Some questions are [...]
Lucille Ball. The Beatles. Ulysses S. Grant. Michael Jordan. Thomas Edison. Walt Disney. Abe Lincoln.
Although discouraged at one time in their lives by what others thought and said, and maybe even what they thought themselves, these individuals managed to dig deeper. They discovered an inner motivation to reach success. They continued to pursue their dreams. SO how does this [...]
If I could share 6 of the most important tips with you in how to study English as an ESL student, this is what I would say:
Prepare in advance, review and ask questions
Use visual and verbal tools
Create mental images
Prepare early for testing
Change negative thoughts into positive
1. Prepare in advance, review and ask questions
Take the attitude of a student, never [...]
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I wish life was not so short, he thought. Languages take such a time, and so do all the things one wants to know about. – J. R. R. Tolkien, English writer
Many of the words used in the English language have been taken from other languages. Let’s look at some of these words from [...]
Those who know nothing of foreign languages, knows nothing of their own. – Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
According to the Global Language Monitor for January 1, 2012, there are an estimated 1,019,729.6 words in the English language. Did you know that hundreds of these words in the English language have been “borrowed” from other languages? We can’t talk about all [...]