Making a presentation: language and phrases (2)

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Here are some more phrases to help you make a great and professional presentation in English, from starting to concluding and summarising.

5. Starting the presentation

  • To begin with … .
  • To start with … .
  • Let’s start/begin by looking at … .
  • I’d like to start by looking at … .
  • Let’s start with / start by looking at … .

6. Closing a section of the presentation

  • So, that concludes [title of the section] … .
  • So, that’s an overview of … .
  • I think that just about covers … .

7. Beginning a new section of the presentation

  • Now let’s move on to … .
  • Now let’s take a look at … .
  • Now I’d like to move on to … .
  • Next I’d like to take a look at … .
  • Moving on to the next part, I’d like to … .
  • Moving on to the next section, let’s take a look at … .

8. Concluding and summarising the presentation

  • Well, that brings us to the end of the final section. Now, I’d like to summarise by … .
  • That brings us to the end of the final section. Now, if I can just summarise the main points again.
  • That concludes my presentation. Now, if I can just summarise the main points.
  • That’s an overview of … . Now, just to summarise, let’s quickly look at the main points again.

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