Presentation_phrases


Starting your presentation

Introduction
  • Hello.
  • Thank you for coming.
  • Today I would like to tell you about …
  • Today I would like to talk to you about …
  • My topic for today is …
  • Let me tell you a little story.
Overview
  • I’d like to start with … after which I will (talk about, explain, discuss,cover, analyze) …
  • First I will begin with … Then I will turn to …
  • I would like to talk about X main ideas. First … Second … Third … etc.
  • I have X points I want to (talk about, explain, discuss, cover, analyze). First … Second … Third … etc.

Main part (body)

Starting to talk about the main points
  • An important issue is …
  • An important concern is …
  • One thing to consider is ….
  • A major concern is … The crux of the matter … Fundamentally … The central (issue, problem) is that … A significant issue is …
Talking about other points
  • Let me talk about …
  • Now, let’s look at …
  • Let me move to another point …
  • Let’s turn to another point
  • I would like to now consider …
  • Let’s move on to the next idea …
Giving examples
  • For example …
  • For instance …
  • This can be illustrated by …
  • Let’s imagine that …

Summarizing and concluding

  • The main idea is …
  • The most important issue is …
  • What I’d like you to think about is …
  • In conclusion …
  • In summary …