English Presentations

• Preparing and planning presentations (adequate presentation process and communication style) • Structuring: logical development of ideas, effective focus on key messages, signposting, linking • Effective opening techniques (rhetorical questions, amazing facts, problems, anecdotes, etc.) • Engaging audiences (establishing the right level of rapport, influence audience’s thinking about topic) • Visuals (using the right number of slides, professional slide design, handling visuals professionally) • Voice (speed, volume) • Body language (posture, hands, eye contact, movement, face) • Closing questions (clear summary, handling questions effectively, concluding with impact) • Grammar – vocabulary – pronunciation

Mode of delivery

Präsenzveranstaltung

Type

Pflichtfach

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

• Course Reader • Williams, Erica (2009) Presentation English.Hueber, • Reynolds, Garr (2008): Presentation Zen. New Riders. • Gallo, Carmine (2017): Talk Like TED: The 9 Public Speaking Secrets of the World's Top Minds. Pan. • Powell, Mark (2010): Dynamic Presentations. CUP.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Face-to-face learning (input, discussions, role plays, presentations, written activities), case studies, distance learning, blended learning, support through various media

Assessment methods and criteria

Continuous assessment: • 2 presentations 60% (30% each) • Participation and performance in class, homework, quizzes, and assignments 40%

Prerequisites and co-requisites

English CEFR Level B2

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

1.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2023

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After successful completion of the course students are able • to design, give and defend presentations, mainly about logistics topics, in a satisfactory situational foreign language • to spontaneously and proficiently field questions about their presentation content • to design and create adequate visuals • to present and interpret trend movements

Course code

0391-21-01-BB-DE-45