Longer presentations phrases card games

Cards to cut up/ Suggested answers 

For those

 

of you

who I haven’t introduced myself to yet,…

As the

 

well-known

 

joke goes,…

Albert Einstein

 

once

 

said…

There’s a

 

famous

 

quotation that goes…

What I’d like to explain

 

in my presentation today

is…

I don’t have

 

enough

 

time to explain this in detail, but..

I only have time to

 

quickly

introduce the topic, but…

By the end

 

of my presentation

 

, I want to convince you that…

First of all, I will give you

 

some

information on…

Then I’ll give a

 

brief

 

overview of…

Last

 

of all

, we’re going to focus on..

If anything

 

at all

 

isn’t clear, please feel free to interrupt me at any time.

In the

 

top right

corner…

I’d like to look at this column

 

of the table

in more detail

It’s

 

rather

difficult to see, but this represents…

 

These

 

three

 

bullet points are…

As you can see, the

 

overall

trend is…

Let’s

 

now

 

take a look at…

I think

 

all

this proves that…

I’ll now be

 

very

happy to answer any questions that you have.

I’m afraid I don’t have that information

 

with me at the moment

, but…

I’m glad you asked

 

me

 

that.

If I understand

 

you

correctly, you are asking…

That’s a

 

very

good question.

Let me

 

just take a

look at my notes.

Sorry,

 

it seems that

 

I didn’t explain myself very clearly.

If there are no

 

more

questions, I’ll bring my presentation to a close.

I

 

seem to

have run out of time.

You can access more information

 

on this topic

at this address.

Instructions

Put the left hand and right hand cards together to make basic phrases.

Add the middle column (cards in bold) to check and expand your answers.

Check with the answer key.

Read the long version and see if your partner can remember the short version.

Read the short version and see if your partner can remember the long version.

Read the middle part and see if your partner can remember the long version.

Read the left and middle columns and see if your partner can remember the whole phrase.

Read the middle and right columns and see if your partner can remember the whole phrase.

Give the name of a function (e.g. “Explaining your aim”) and help your partner come up with as many phrases as they can with that function.

Extra cards 


Thanks for coming to this presentation

 

so early in the morning

. I hope to make it worth your while.

 

 

Thank you for inviting us

 

 

here

to tell you about our products.

Thank you for finding the time to

 

come and

 

join me for this presentation.

 

 

It’s my

 

great

pleasure to welcome you to…

 

 

I should

 

probably

start by introducing myself. I…

 

 

What I’d like to present

 

 

to you

 

today is…

 

My presentation will last

 

 

for about

 

five minutes.

 

I’m going to speak for

 

approximately

 

half an hour.

 

 

If you have

 

any

questions, I’ll be happy to answer them at the end.

 

 

Please take one

 

of the handouts

 

and pass them along.

 

 

If you look at

 

the second paragraph on

 

page 63,…

 

 

My colleague can

 

probably

answer that question better than me.

 

 

It is

 

quite

difficult to draw conclusions, but…

 

 

Thanks

 

again

for the opportunity to share this information with you.

 

I look forward to hearing from you in the

 

 

near

 

future.

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