A design presentation

A design presentation

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

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

Preparation

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 italfredo on Wed, 28/04/2021 - 01:45

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I gave a presentation a few weeks ago. It wasn't a long one, I only had to give an introductory presentation of the last number of a magazine. And fortunately, everything went quite right. I only was a little upset because my internet conectivity was suffering a bit those days, but finally it worked... how could I say? Smoothly!

Submitted by Suraj paliwal on Tue, 20/04/2021 - 08:42

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I had a presentation in university. I was given presentation about Absolute poverty in india. It was going good. I was prepared a lot.

Submitted by Frank Cuello on Sun, 04/04/2021 - 01:13

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The last time I had to give a presentation was in the last semester of college, where we had to present our investigation projects focused about communication theories. Despite the hard work that I gave to my project, my lack of presentation skills made my exposition very weak.

Submitted by German on Tue, 30/03/2021 - 02:50

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The last time that I had to give a presentation was the last week. I had to explain a topic about the work and training a group.

Submitted by cittàutopica on Fri, 19/02/2021 - 19:28

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Several occasions happened to me of giving a presentation about some schedules or projects on the matter of education. Sometimes it was hard, but it turned out well in most cases.

Submitted by marlio96 on Tue, 02/02/2021 - 23:26

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The last time I had a presentation was the last semester, I had to make an investigation about bio-oil and biogas, it was good homework, I enjoyed and belive the presentation was well, the teacher said it was noticeable that our team had done excellent research about the topic. An advice I can give some people is the better you prepare your presentation the better it will go.

Submitted by ANACASTIBLANCO on Thu, 28/01/2021 - 11:27

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My last presentation was two weeks ago, it was about myselft in a interview, that was terrible for me!, I had to introduce myself in English, but i was so nervious that i forgot to talk in English. Now, I'm waiting the answer about the interview to know if I'll get the job... i hope so!
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Submitted by El Cuy Mágico on Tue, 26/01/2021 - 23:58

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I had a presentation a month ago. It was a final math project. Fortunately everything was fine, I was able to explain everything I studied fluently and without problems. I finally got a good grade and now I'm looking forward to the next semester.

Submitted by Aung5402 on Mon, 18/01/2021 - 02:47

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I had the presentation 3 months ago in advance. It was discussed about my assignment and project which I had assign for course related with Web development in college. Fortunately, the person taught the course and discussed with me is the same person, which means usually, they are not always the same depending on the circumstances. The phase went effortlessly, since the tutor could comprehend all the things I said and taught me beforehand. As a result, the discuss was fluently but somehow, I also need to fix some aspects form my assignment to ensure it will get the "pass".

Submitted by Minh on Sat, 16/01/2021 - 18:42

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I can't remember clearly that I had a presentation in my job, but I was trained full acknowledgement with researching enough information. Firstly, I started confidently to speak with everybody in the conference. Explaining all policies of Government showed up everybody. Secondly, I was received a number of question which I also gave clearly answers. Almost people satisfied all the requirements for my jobs. I think that the presentation was successful because people understood that the aim of the polices.