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Course, academic year 2020/2021
Presentation Skills - AB501046
Title: Presentation Skills
Guaranteed by: Department of Economics and Management (837)
Actual: from 2020
Semester: both
Points: 3
E-Credits: 3
Examination process:
Hours per week, examination: 0/2 Ex [hours/week]
Capacity: winter:unknown / unlimited (unknown)
summer:unknown / unknown (unknown)
Min. number of students: unlimited
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
For type: Bachelor's
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
you can enroll for the course in winter and in summer semester
Guarantor: Pavelková Hana Mgr. Ph.D.
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)
The course develops speaking and presenting skills and professional lexis for students on the B1-B2 CEFR level. Attention will be paid to the structure and organization of ideas, a wide range of strategies and techniques and their effective implementation, the language of presentations, and its functions in various contexts. Students will minimize their weak points and develop strengths. The course focuses on practical training and individual performance development. A rich database of resources is given to learn from. Covered topics include Structure and Organization, Balancing verbal and non-verbal, Voice and Intonation, Props, Slide design, Notes and Handouts.
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (18.09.2020)

R: Powell, M. (2011): Dynamic Presentations, CUP

R: Grussendorf, M. (2008): English for Presentations, ISBN: 978-80-7238-611-6

R: Reynolds, Garr. (2011):Presentation Zen, Zoner Press. ISBN: 978-0-321-81198-1

A: Hancock, M. (2012) English Pronunciation in Use, ISBN: 978-0-521-18512-7

A: Duarte, N. (2008): Slide:ology ISBN: 978-0-596-52234-6

A: Tips on making presentations:[5.3.2016]

A: Cuddy, A.: Your body language shapes who you are


Last update: Botek Marek Mgr. Ing. Ph.D. (20.01.2020)

1. What makes a good presentation?

2. Design and delivery

3. Structure

4. Context and obstacles

5. Speech: language and communication „contract“

6. Speech: the power of a story

7. Power point and other tools

8. Listening, exploring, assembling

9. Notes and handouts

10. Nervousness and body language

11. Interaction

12. Q&A strategies

13. Avoiding common mistakes

14. Revision and final practice

Course completion requirements
Last update: Hřebačková Monika PhDr. (09.02.2021)

Pro-active participation, delivering short practice assignments and a final presentation