Language of Presentations

This is a downloadable ESL classroom activity to practise writing and giving a presentation, and the language of presentations.

Make a presentation ESL activity

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Aim To practise language for making presentations and sequencing.
Activity Students make a presentation about their country.
Organisation Individual or pair work, and whole class
Preparation Make enough copies of the activity for the number of students in your class.
What do I do?
  1. Hand out the activity.
  2. Students prepare a presentation about their country.
  3. Students make their presentation to the class.


Good morning, afternoon, evening, everyone. Thank you for coming.
Today, tonight I’m going to talk about…

Intro to talk
I would like to start by…
I shall begin by…
First, I will talk about…
Then, … Next, … After that, …
And finally,…

Main part of talk
So, let us begin with…
Moving on to… Let’s move on to…
My next point deals with…
And last but not least…

Summing up and ending the talk
To sum up, …
In conclusion, you can see that…
Thank you for listening.
Does anyone have any questions?

Keith Taylor
Keith is the co-founder of Eslbase. He has been a teacher and teacher trainer for over 20 years, in Indonesia, Australia, Morocco, Spain, Italy, Poland, France and now in the UK.

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  1. Brilliant! Very clear and very useful!Thank you :)


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