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  • Fact: Presentations are not easy. But what's worse is a group presentation.

  • My name is Carl Kwan; lecturer, consultant, voice actor & radio personality helping businesses

  • with presentations, promo videos & marketing. If you've ever given a group presentation,

  • you would know that group presentations pose their own challenges.

  • One such challenge is knowing what to say when you finish what you have to say and have

  • to hand the presentation over to the next speaker.

  • So here is a simple, three step process for when you have to introduce the next speaker:

  • The first thing you have to do is summarise what you said.

  • You can say something like... "So that is an introduction to the song Gangnam

  • style." Now you're going to introduce the next speaker.

  • It's actually pretty simple, but what I want you to notice is that there are three distinct

  • parts. See if you can figure out what those three

  • parts are. Ready?

  • "Here now is Nathan McMurray, Attorney at Law, to talk about the legal ramifications

  • of doing the Gangnam Style dance while at work."

  • Did you get them? I knew you would. But for those that didn't catch those three

  • parts, here they are: First, I introduced the person's name by saying,

  • "Here now is Nathan McMurray." Second, I told you his title, "Attorney at

  • Law." If the person you are introducing doesn't

  • have a title, then you can tell us where he or she's from, or just something to help us

  • understand who the person is. Third, I told you what he was going to talk

  • about by saying, "to talk about…" Okay, by now you have just summarised what

  • you said, introduced the next speaker, and now you're finished, right?

  • Wrong! This was a three-step process, remember?

  • And step three is where you tell the speaker that it's time for him or her to speak.

  • All you have to say is their name. Just like this:

  • "Nathan." Make sure you use the same intonation that

  • I just used and that you also look over to the person and motion to them with your hand

  • like I just did. There you go, a simple, three step process

  • for when you have to introduce the next speaker. First, summarise what you said.

  • Second, introduce the next speaker. And third, tell the next speaker it's time

  • to speak. Question time

  • What would people say is the hardest part about giving a group presentation?

  • Let me know what you think by leaving your answer in the comments section below this

  • video. If you have any questions about this particular

  • topic or anything else about presentations, leave your question in that same, wonderful

  • comments section below. Thank you for watching and talk to you again

  • next time.

Fact: Presentations are not easy. But what's worse is a group presentation.

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A2 BEG US speaker step process presentation nathan introduce group

How to introduce the next speaker in a group presentation

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