English Presentations

Consolidation of existing competence in presentation techniques and slide design; English phrases for recurring parts of presentations; practicing individual parts of presentations as well as full-length mock 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)

Mode of delivery

face to face

Type

compulsory

Recommended or required reading and other learning resources/tools

Course Reader Williams, Erica (2009): Presentation English. Hueber Garr Reynolds (2008): Presentation Zen (New Riders)

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Input and practice, presentations

Assessment methods and criteria

continous assessment (students are assessed on their assignments, participation and presentations)

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Module "Englisch 1" and Logistics English

Infos

Degree programme

Logistics & Transport Management (Bachelor)

Cycle

Bachelor

ECTS Credits

1.00

Language of instruction

English

Curriculum

Part-Time

Academic year

2021

Semester

4 SS

Incoming

Yes

Learning outcome

After the successful completion of this course the students will be able to give professional presentations in English (especially about logistics topics) and spontaneously and proficiently field questions about the presentation.

Course code

0391-11-01-BB-DE-45