Anecdote an anecdote An anecdote is a short and amusing or interesting story about a real event or person.
Anecdote 1 Minute Anecdote • Write 3 words related to the topic you have been given. • Do not show your words to anyone.
Anecdote 1 Minute Anecdote • You have 3 minutes to remember or invent a personal anecdote on the topic you have been given. • You can make notes – but don’t write sentences. • Rules • You must speak for one minute • You must use all of the words • Scoring • Speaker - 1 point for each word not guessed • Listener - 1 point for each word guessed correctly
Signposting What is 'signposting' in a presentation? Can you give an example? What is it for?
Signposting Language that you use to connect your presentation and your slides so that your audience can follow you and understand what you are doing. L_________ that you use to c______ your p________ and your slides so that your a_______ can f_______ you and u________ what you are doing.
Lecture 3 How do signposts work? • structure and shape the presentation content • create ‘verbal signals’ and raise attention • guide – linking points • adds clarity
Lecture 3 • It gives a structure • Feels more confident • Knows what is next • Makes less mistakes
Lecture 3 • Watch and listen to this presentation about a holiday destination. • What signposting language does the presenter use?
Signposting language Opening language To start with... To begin with... First... Changing topics We have talked about A, now lets discuss ... move on to ... turn to ... talk about ... Concluding To sum up... To conclude... Finally...
Signposting You are going to make a short presentation for visitors to your city / province. The presentation should last around 3 minutes Make sure that your presentation; Is organised into 3 parts Uses appropriate signposting language