4 Presentation – Giving a speech

Words and Phrases
Study the following words and expressions together with their definitions with your tutor.
Then, construct your own sentences using each word/expression on the list.
branch out
to start business activity that’s different from your usual activity
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act of putting money or effort into something to make a profit or gain something
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a formal address delivered to an audience
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a notice promoting a product in a public medium
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key in
to input information by pressing a key on the keyboard
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Data Interpretation
Listen to your tutor as he/she reads the text.
Study and interpret the given data. Then, discuss with your tutor.
You’re assigned to talk about the downfall of the company’s 2016 sales.
• introduce the general idea
• enumerate main points
• make a conclusion
Read the passage below silently. Then, discuss with your tutor.
In your discussion, talk about how you would deal with the situation.
Read the passage below silently.
The president wants you to prepare a speech about how the company became successful. He wants the 2016 sales report to be included in the speech. You know that the sales rate for that year was not very promising. He wants you to change the numbers so that the investors would be impressed with the company and invest in it in the future. How would you handle this?

Sample Answer
Expressing Opinions
Read the text silently. Express your opinion on each statement in 4-5 sentences.
It’s important to give an informative speech.
A long and senseless speech will surely bore your audience.
I’d rather write a speech than deliver one in front of many people.