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A design presentation

Listen to the presentation about a new product design to practise and improve your listening skills.

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Upper intermediate: B2

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When was the last time you had to give a presentation? What was it about? How did it go?

The last time that I had to give a presentation was 9 months ago, it was a research presentation about gastroesophageal reflux. I was very nervous because there were a lot experts about this topic, but I breathe deeply and then a few seconds I was really concentrated and I was speaking fluently.It was excellent.

I don't know much time to give presentation about some subjects but 2 years ago my teacher told me that I should've given a presentation about İndustry 4.0 so it was last time to give presentation about something.

Well, frankly speaking, I've never done any presentation in my life. It wasn't my function at work to create presentations. Nonetheless, I've done lots of analytics work with the company's database and made tons of reports about that.
Almost every day I made a report (typically few) about particular performance indicators. I had to handle numerous inbox data, called our regional representatives to get the last information about roll-out progress, and present all this stuff in proper form.
I don't tell you it's hard, well it's not that hard as a miner's job, but it demands scrupulosity and quickness and readiness to change the output due to the new information quickly.
It was quite a responsible task and I like it in some way ... not always though because I often faced recklessness from my colleagues and it made my task much harder.
If we, finally, put our main topic on the table - I mean "presentation" - I think I could do it right. I like good design and neat phrases so I could be the right fit for that.

The last time I gave a presentation was on July, in this year. I had to show to the Regional Manager the results achived during June. The presentation was quite long, but there were much information to present. I suppose it went well.

My last presentation was at university in master's degree. Furthermore I gave it with english. It was difficult for me because my english level was not enough to success it. I tried to keep information at every slide in memory. I can say it was goog presentation because teacher gave me high point.

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I want to respond to these questions as follows:
Firstly, I haven't presented any presentation recently. I think it was about ten months ago that I had a presentation about election regulations in Afghanistan.
Next, as you noticed, it was about election provisions in Afghanistan. Election law changed by a decree which was proclaimed by President. Thereafter, all provisions developed under that. So, it was necessary to review all these regulations.
Finally, the presentation was very good. All audiences told me and I received a lot of good comments and feedbacks. It was so helpful. My colleagues and coworkers didn't have any problems with the practicing those provisions. Indeed, I enjoyed from presenting and also I learned a lot too.
Regards,
Tayyebi

Sorry, there's no sound for this practice :(

Hello kbravoz,

We have had some technical difficuties with the audio on some pages but I think it should be working properly now. Please let us know if you are still having problems.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Few months ago, i had to give a presentation in front of my class. My classmate and I were talking about our common hobby, wich is cooking.

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