A design presentation

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

Instructions

Do the preparation task first. Then listen to the audio and do the exercises.

Transcript

Hi, everyone. Thanks for coming to this short presentation on our new product design. As you know, we've already redeveloped our 'Adventure' shampoo to make it more modern and appealing. And we've renamed it 'Adventure Tech'. Our market research established the target market as men in the 18–40 age range who like to be outdoors and also like technical gadgets, such as smartwatches, drones and things like that. We needed to create a bottle which appeals to that market.

So, today, I'm happy to unveil our new bottle design. As you can see, it's designed to look like a black metal drinking flask, with some digital features printed on it.

I'd like to talk you through the following three points: the key features, sizing and our timeline for production.

Firstly, you'll notice it has an ergonomic design. That means it fits smoothly into your hand and can be easily opened and squeezed using one hand. And, it looks like a flask you might use when hiking outdoors. The imitation digital displays are designed to remind the user of other tech devices they may have, such as a smartwatch or smart displays in their home.

I'd now like to tell you about the sizes. It comes in two sizes: the regular size and a small travel size. The travel size is the same type of design – a flask, also with imitation digital displays on the bottle. We were thinking of starting with one and following with the travel-size in a few months, but we've worked hard and both are ready now.

Finally, I'm going to talk to you about our timeline for production. You've probably heard that we're launching in two months. In preparation for that, we're starting the marketing campaign next month. You can see the complete overview of all phases in this Gantt chart.

In summary, the bottle's been designed for men who like adventure and technology, and it comes in two sizes. The marketing campaign is starting next month and we're launching the product in two months.

OK. So, any questions? Feel free to also email me for further information in case we run out of time.

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Submitted by fatemeam on Sat, 13/08/2022 - 22:26

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this was super sexist! I mean even considering gender for a travel bottle??

Submitted by Heba Elgharbawy on Thu, 28/07/2022 - 20:06

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Last time I had a presentation, it was two years ago, it was about sustainable resources, it was amazing, I discussed them all through playing games, with the audience, we all got lots of fun, with clear understanding.

Submitted by Bilal Bendrer on Sun, 24/07/2022 - 16:14

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The last presentation I did was at my old job where I was working as a trainer, it was done better than I had expected. Our topic was entitled '5S method', where I showed them the main concept of this method and how it can help us in our tasks when we apply it in the right way.

The last presentation I gave was about my role in my organization. I am enrolled in a business communication course and course facilitator gave 5 minutes for presentation. Earlier he introduced adult learning theory and asked us organise our presentation according to it. My presentation went well. Course facilitator advises me to work hard to improve pronunciation. Thanks.

Submitted by Al Darwish on Thu, 14/07/2022 - 09:51

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My last talk was a long time ago, it was in 2018 at a big medical conference, I gave a lecture about new technology for obesity management.

Submitted by Ehsan on Tue, 05/07/2022 - 05:41

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when I were working at an IT company, I used to present our antivirus platform to customers. it was not bad ;)

Submitted by Tetiana Karlivna on Thu, 26/05/2022 - 20:05

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My last presentation was in 2017 at my previous work.It was about my experience as a teacher of primary school. It was interesting and useful for my colleagues I hope)

Submitted by jmajo on Tue, 22/03/2022 - 14:47

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Well....I think the last time I had to give a presentation was 3 months ago and it was about the deployment of the new version of windows OS in the labs machines located in some classrooms at my work, the presentation included a short explanation about the phases of the project and the different tasks needed to do in order to achieve the deadline expected before the start of the semester. I made a brief introduction and shorts descriptions of whom have to do what and the main goal, at the end some colleagues made some questions and luckily all went smoothly good and now all is working as it was expected.

Thanks for the lesson.
Great site!

Submitted by misty on Mon, 10/01/2022 - 00:11

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It's been quite long when I had a presentation at my previous workplace. I tackled about medication. One thing that is complicated is gathering information about your presentation. You have to do some research, in addition to the interviews for the validation.

Rigth , In mi case my last presentation were yesterday in the health field showing the benefits and good results to avoid the cancer expensive treatments or medicatión. finally i did well in mi job , but not always people is convinced about the natural benefits, they had been so saturated with information where convenience abounds.