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Good presentation skills are key to a successful career in academia. This book is the first guide to giving presentations at international conferences specifically written for researchers of all disciplines whose first language is not English. With easy-to-follow rules and tips, and with examples taken from real presentations, you will learn how to:avoid errors in English by using short easy-to-say sentencesimprove your English pronunciation and intonationgain confidence, and overcome nerves and embarrassmentplan, prepare and practice a well-organized, interesting presentationhighlight the essential points you want your audience to rememberdeal with questions from the audiencedecide what to say at each stage of the presentationuse standard phrasesattract and retain audience attentionOther books in the series:English for Writing Research PapersEnglish for Academic Correspondence and SocializingEnglish for Research: Usage, Style, and GrammarEnglish for Academic Research: Grammar / Vocabulary / WritingAdrian Wallwork is the author of more than 20 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to prepare and give presentations. Since 1984 he has been revising research papers, and in 2009 he set up englishforacademics.com – a proofreading and editing service specifically for researchers.
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