Resources for Giving Oral Presentations

Here are some resources I’ve found helpful for teaching EFL students how to give good presentations – focussing on structure and langauge etc. Maybe you’ll find them helpful too!
WEBSITES

Brunel University’s centre for excellence guide to delivering presentations. http://www.brunel.ac.uk/learnhigher/giving-oral-presentations/delivering-your-presentation.shtml

Gillet, Andy. Using English for Academic Purposes: A Guide for Students in Higher Education: Speaking in Academic Contexts. http://www.uefap.co.uk/speaking/spkfram.htm.

BBC Key Skills, Effective Presentations: http://www.bbc.co.uk/keyskills/comms/level3/module3/1.shtml

The Open University, Giving Presentations: http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/mod/oucontent/view.php?id=398876&direct=1

University of Surrey, Communications: Oral Presentations: http://www3.surrey.ac.uk/Skills/pack/pres.html

Oxford Advanced Learner’s Dictionary (specifically to check pronunciation of words): http://www.oxfordadvancedlearnersdictionary.com/?cc=global

BBC World Service / Learning English, Better Speaking: http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/webcast/tae_betterspeaking_archive.shtml

English Media Lab, English Intonation Exercise: http://www.englishmedialab.com/pronunciation/upper-intermediate%20intonation%20exercise.htm

The New Okanagan College, English Pronunciation/Listening: http://international.ouc.bc.ca/pronunciation/

BOOKS

Bell, D., Passport to Academic Presentations (Garnet 2008)

Cottrell, S., Critical Thinking Skills (Palgrave, 2005)

Cottrell, S., Skills for Success (Palgrave, 2010)

Cottrell, S., The Study Skills Handbook (Palgrave, 2008)

Grussendorf, M., English for Presentations (OUP, 2007)

James,K., Jordan,R.R., Matthews,A. & O’Brien,J.P., Listening Comprehension and Note-Taking Course (London: Collins/Nelson, 1991).

McWhorter, K., Study & Critical Thinking Skills in College (New York: HarperCollins, 1996)

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