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When English is not your native language, it is best:

Transition words such as for example, nevertheless, and as a result will indicate that I am not an English speaker, so I should avoid using them in a presentation.

It is more effective to use active verbs (such as "Jackson Realty sold the house.") rather than passive verbs (such as "The house was sold by Jackson Realty.") in a presentation.

If I have an accent and speak slowly, the audience will get bored and stop listening.

My body language is the most important thing, so I don't need to worry if there are spelling or grammar mistakes on my written material or slides.

It is a good idea to use jargon in presentations to a general audience. It will make me sound like an expert.

Depending on the country, the number "200,000" can be read as:

What is jargon?


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Thank you so much…… I have just started learning from http://www.PresentationPrep.com. too…. Thanks…. Thanks a lot…

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

    Hella Rebecca.. I’m watching your vedio’s last 2-3 weeks and i’m improving a lot… I have one doubt please help me out… Where we you I’d???? I know it means “i had” or “i would” but i don’t know how to use it.. I always heard these abbreviation in songs & movies…. please help me please reply me:(

    Friday, July 26th 2013

      video*

      Friday, July 26th 2013

        use*

        Friday, July 26th 2013

      You use I would when you want to do something that you like, you say “I would like to…”
      or in other kind of expressions like “I would like to eat a…”

      Monday, August 26th 2013

    Yeah, it is an excellent website to prepare professional presentations.

    Dear Rebecca,

    Thanks for these useful tips for giving a presentation, they have helped me a lot recently.

    As I see it, crutch words or fillers are always necessary when giving a presentation. I have noticed that I use them a lot; I prefer them to remind silent.

    Thanks again for this wonderful lesson Rebecca.

    Saturday, April 19th 2014

      I agree with your comment Regino! By the way i would like to say that you are a excellent viewer-teacher i’ve learned a lot every time that i see a comment from you… you have a great writing skill that one day i will appreciate to have.

      Regards!

      Friday, December 18th 2015

Good lesson! Thank you very much.
I got 8.

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

From now on I will improve my English presentations.

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

Thank you so much Teacher, I realy understand and like your lessons.

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

    thank you teacher

    Saturday, August 10th 2013

Thank you Rebecca ;)

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

great…100

I was waiting for this lesson, thank you

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

Thanks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

This lesson helped me a lot

Wednesday, July 24th 2013

thanks a lot

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Rebecca, thanks a lot for your useful advice!

Thursday, July 25th 2013

useful advice thanx

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Thank you so much Rebecca! Your lessons are very helpful.

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Thank you Rebecca so much
=)

Thursday, July 25th 2013

hi Rebecca. Thanks for this helpful lesson.

Thursday, July 25th 2013

thanx…

Thursday, July 25th 2013

If invite me someone to give my opinion about something (i think wine) and i’m obliged to do a speach, really i’ll use your advices. I’ll never use the jargon language about the wine in my speach because noone will be understand what i want to say. Your advices are correct and useful. Thank you teacher. Greetings from Greece.

Thursday, July 25th 2013

very useful thank you teacher for this lesson regards

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Very interesting lesson Rebecca, thanks!

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Thanks, Rebecca! I got 9… Great lesson!

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Hi Rebecca
This is a very grateful thing having a teacher like you.
Thank you so much for all your videos explanations that are so useful for us all.

Thursday, July 25th 2013

Hi Rebecca,
Thanks for this interesting video. Definitely I learned new tips. Hope to see you again with new lessons.

Thursday, July 25th 2013

thank you so much .

Thursday, July 25th 2013

it is so helpul.you make me know how to organise the presentation.it is useful even though i present a speech in my native language.

Friday, July 26th 2013

I got 75. It’s very interesting lesson:)

Friday, July 26th 2013

Thanks

Friday, July 26th 2013

Grateful, very, very important lesson

Friday, July 26th 2013

hi Rebecca. Thanks for this helpful lesson,it is very important for me

Saturday, July 27th 2013

Plz I can’t open the video

Saturday, July 27th 2013

i am really appreciating you and i am very happy and learning very quickly…….
thank you very much…

Sunday, July 28th 2013

Used a lot at college, thanks ma’am!

Sunday, July 28th 2013

Thank you waiting for more lessons

Sunday, July 28th 2013

Hello, Rebecca. Could you please fix the “Resources”? I can’t download neither of them. Please, check them out.

Sunday, July 28th 2013

8. What is jargon?
– a very, very fat man

LOL :-))))

Thanks Rebecca for the lesson!

Sunday, July 28th 2013

I really enjoyed the lesson, thanks Rebecca

Monday, July 29th 2013

Oh my God! That is so useful. And I’ve understood all!!! Thank you so much!

Monday, July 29th 2013

thank Rebecca , it really help me so much !

Tuesday, July 30th 2013

What I did when I have to presenting in English is watching TED.com (or similar presentation videos) and read SlideShare to get idea about my presentation materials.

Thanks Rebecca.

Wednesday, July 31st 2013

Good lesson,thank you teacher Rebecca.

Friday, August 2nd 2013

thank you verry much.

Friday, August 2nd 2013

Thank you Rebecca for this lesson ,its useful to improve our language and our live also

Saturday, August 3rd 2013

Hi! I have a problem that I cannot understand what is writing style is and how to use. Can English Video( Engvid) make a clip about writing style or Ms. Rebecca explain for me? Thanks so much.

Monday, August 5th 2013

Great lesson. Thanks Rebecca

Friday, August 9th 2013

Thanks a lot ~

Saturday, August 10th 2013

thank you so much.

Saturday, August 10th 2013

Thank very much for your kind and very clear lessoin

Sunday, August 11th 2013

Great tips, thank you.

Wednesday, August 14th 2013

Great lesson, thank you very much Mrs. Rebbeca

Sunday, August 18th 2013

avoid slang, jargon, crutch words, abbrevations, complecated sentence.
write down number, use trasation words. use verbs.
Very thanks, Mrs. Rebbeca. That’s grate lesson.

Monday, August 19th 2013

Thanks a lot Rebeca It was very useful. I got 100

Wednesday, August 21st 2013

Wonderful tips!

Saturday, August 24th 2013

Why I can’t watch any videos?

Tuesday, August 27th 2013

Good lesson,thank you teacher Rebecca.

Sunday, September 1st 2013

jargon is – a very, very fat man
LOL :))))

Monday, September 2nd 2013

very useful

Sunday, September 8th 2013

very helpful

Sunday, September 8th 2013

hey ms.rebecca <3'
i have a presention in the next week.. thank you very much :)

Sunday, September 8th 2013

Rebeca, You know you are A M A Z I N G !!!

Thank you so much for your help

Monday, September 9th 2013

Hi Rebecca!!! Excelent class!!! Tks for you help us! haha…

Wednesday, September 11th 2013

Thank you Rebecca, useful lesson!

Thursday, September 12th 2013

Such an effective and useful lesson.

Tuesday, September 17th 2013

Great.Don’t you think Rebecca that it would have been more useful if examples were given on each and every advice.

Thursday, October 3rd 2013

Very good!

Friday, October 18th 2013

thank you so much. I got 8 of 8:)

Friday, November 1st 2013

It was cool lesson!It Helped me so much thanks Rebecca!

Friday, November 1st 2013

I got 100. yeah~
Thanks Rebecca :)

Friday, November 8th 2013

thanks a lot Rebecca, I´m improving my English every day with your help, It was a useful lesson.
Greetings, take care you.

Monday, November 11th 2013

Hi Rebecca, score 100%!!!! That’s ok. Thanks for all.

Monday, November 11th 2013

Thanka Rebecca…

Tuesday, November 19th 2013

thanks ,gud lesson

Thursday, November 21st 2013

Thanks Rebecca

50% before watching and 88% after

Wednesday, November 27th 2013

Thank you very much! Excellent lesson.

Thursday, November 28th 2013

THX
great

Monday, December 2nd 2013

thank you rebecca you are the best ..

Monday, December 23rd 2013

very nice

Friday, January 10th 2014

thank you

Monday, January 20th 2014

now i’ve got to know how to make a point, and speak like a professional. many thanks

Sunday, January 26th 2014

Hi Rebecca and ciao everyone!
This makes me speak like professor, a lot of claps and cheer I get from classmate, thank you!

Wednesday, April 2nd 2014

Hi there!!! Glad to see you around here again Fellis.

Ciao!!!

Saturday, April 19th 2014

Thank you very much! I’m appreciated!

Tuesday, May 6th 2014

Thanks for the awesome tips Rebecca. I need ur help on something. Sometimes it is difficult to understand the other person’s accent, how to handle that situation. Do I need to do some course to improve or learn accent?
Also, it is not possible to learn all the dictionary. We try to speak simple english that everyone can understand, however, we can’t really advice this to others at work, same with rate of speech. How to handle that situation? Please help.

Wednesday, May 28th 2014

thanks my lecturer you are feeding my mind day to day ,slowly i hope I will be strong

Monday, June 9th 2014

Thanks Rebecca for your amazing class.

Sunday, June 29th 2014

thank you very much!

Wednesday, July 2nd 2014

Hello all of you.

Sunday, July 13th 2014

quite interesting.. Love these lessons

Friday, July 25th 2014

Cheers mate!

Sunday, July 27th 2014

Ok, 75 %. Thanks.

Tuesday, August 5th 2014

Hi Rebecca

Just joined this website today, and I am excited see the variety of tools and resources to enhance English. In this materialistic world, nothing is free and your effort in making us to understand English in various situations are excellent.

I listened many of your videos and all of them are excellent tools for boosting up my English.

Accept my heartfelt thanks to you and other teachers who spent time to present all the videos here.

Regards

Vellu

Monday, August 11th 2014

wow 100% ^_^

Monday, August 18th 2014

Thanks a lot.

Saturday, August 23rd 2014

Thanks a lot!
Who can help me write the example about use active ?I can t listen it clearly because my poor listening English!Thanks in advance.

Saturday, August 30th 2014

wonderful teaching
thank you so much :)

Friday, September 5th 2014

can you please teach how to increase fluency…

Friday, September 5th 2014

Thank you Rebecca. Another useful tips I can use for my future presentations. Keep it up.

Tuesday, September 9th 2014

thanks it’s my first trial with engVid

Saturday, September 20th 2014

I got 9 out of 8 …..yippi

Wednesday, September 24th 2014

very useful lesson. especially for the business English. thanks Rebecca!

Sunday, October 12th 2014

I got 100 , it’s amazing , thanks Rebecca

Saturday, November 22nd 2014

thanks a lot but how can we communicate you or can i get a chatting to practice English

Tuesday, December 2nd 2014

Dear Rebecca,
Thank you for your advice, clear, simple, and accurate.
Best regards.

Tuesday, February 24th 2015

i got 7 out of 8, but i learned. Better luck next time.This is it!

Tuesday, March 3rd 2015

a useful lesion,hopefully to learn more form Engvid.com, thanks

Tuesday, April 28th 2015

thanks

Saturday, May 16th 2015

Thank you very much this lesson. It is very usefull to me.

Thursday, May 21st 2015

Thank you

Thursday, May 21st 2015

This lesson teach me a lot of tips for a presentation.
I haven’t done a presentaion well until now. But I can have a courage to make a presentaion well because of you. Thank you!

Friday, June 19th 2015

Thank you so much Rebecca! I liked all the tips about how to improve a presentation in English or any other language. it costs me to give a presentation in my native language, T_T. See you then.

Wednesday, August 26th 2015

Thanks Teacher

Saturday, August 29th 2015

thank you rebecca

Tuesday, October 6th 2015

Thanks a lot, its very useful.

Thursday, October 15th 2015

I’ve learned a lot lately in my English skills with your help,i pray to God bless to you and all teacher from EngVid. Definitely these tips to improve our presentations are amazing,i consider that i am good speaking in public no matter if it’s in another language as English, of course all your tips are amazing as i said before but if we could combine them with a great attitude will help us even more! We always must do our best.

Regards!

Friday, December 18th 2015

different points that would help us in different situations. thank you very much.

Tuesday, January 5th 2016

think you so much..

Thursday, May 5th 2016

thank you very much for this topic rebecca!! i liked, it was interesting too!!

bye!

Wednesday, August 3rd 2016
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