Finetune your (virtual) presentation skills

Content The coronavirus has changed the way we communicate. Suddenly, we have been forced to communicate and give presentations online. Can you communicate with poise and presence when giving a virtual presentation? How are you coming across online?

In this seminar, participants learn key repeatable communication skills which will enable them to enhance their (online) academic presentations and market themselves and their work more effectively.

Participants will receive feedback and leave the course with a better awareness of their strengths and areas that need improvement. In addition to theoretical input, the participants have opportunities to practice in group and pair work.

• The elevator pitch: how to present yourself effectively in a few sentences
• Effectively starting and ending presentations
• Structuring and linking presentations
• The specifics of communicating online
InstructorAmanda Habbershaw M.A., freelance academic English trainer, Tinta Training (
Amanda Habbershaw has a Master’s degree in Applied Foreign Languages and has been teaching English at universities for 20 years. Since 2009 she has specialized in English communication skills for researchers, regularly giving workshops on both writing and oral presentation skills at various universities.
No. of participants:15 participants, Minimum English language proficiency level: B2. Participants who wish to hold a presentation and receive feedback from the group must prepare a 5 min. (max.) presentation beforehand.
With the acceptance you will receive an invitation link with instructions for use. No registration is required.
DateThursday 30 September 2021: 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00 (with breaks)
Tuesday 5 October 2021: 9.00-12.00 and 13.00-16.00 (with breaks)

This event is offered in cooperation with the FORTHEM Alliance of JGU.

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