F2F Class Notes (Tibo) [S]

Today we focused on:

How to organize the intro of a presentation


prepare the intro of a presentation




  • Welcome your audience and introduce yourself (Welcome to [name of company or event]. My name is [name] and I am the [job title or background information]. /

    On behalf of [name of company], I’d like to welcome you today. For those of you who don’t already know me, my name is [name] and I am [job title or background]. (formal) /Hi everyone. I’m [name and background]. I’m glad to be here with you today. Now let’s get started. (informal))

  • Capture their attention (question / shocking number / story) (Did you know that [insert an interesting fact or shocking statement]?/Have you ever heard that [insert interesting fact or shocking statement]?/Before I start, I’d like to share a quick story about [tell your story]…)
  • Identify your number one goal or topic of presentation (Today I’d like to share with you… /By the end of my presentation, I’d like for you to know…)
  • Give a quick outline of your presentation (First, I’m going to present… Then I’ll share with you… Finally, ….)
  • Provide instructions for how to ask questions (if appropriate for your situation) (If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to interrupt me. I’m happy to answer any questions as we go along./There will be plenty of time for questions at the end.)

Speaking exercise

xiaomi has access to watch it for free. -> Xiaomi gives you access to these shows for free / if you use xiaomi you have access and can watch them for free.

Needs more review

efficient : which works well
Tom is not very efficient at work, he wastes a lot of time on Youtube and dating apps.

on behalf of : in the place of (representing an entity)
Tom is not able to be here because he is stuck in the hospital so I will speak on his behalf. (I represent him)

conclusion (n)
As a conclusion we saw that this marketing plan is the best option.

to conclude (v)
To conclude I believe we should go with option A.

to enhance the result

enlarge the exposure

to maximize / minimize : We designed a plan that allows us to maximize exposure while minimizing the cost.


analyze / analysis