Today, I'd like to | tell you about X. | I have three points - A, B, and C. |
In this speech, I'll | talk about X | There are three areas to look at: A, B and C. |
Today, I'll | look at X | ...in terms of A, B, and C. |
I'm going to | describe X | First we'll focus on A, then review B and finally look at C |
be talking about X. | We'll look at A, B, and C. |
Today, I'd like to | tell you why you should do X. | I have three reasons - A, B, and C. |
etc | talk about why you should X. | I'll be talking about A, B and C |
discuss why you should X. | There are three reasons: A, B and C. |
Today, I'd like to | tell you how to do X. | There are three steps: A, B and C. |
etc | describe how to do X. | I'll be talking about A, B and C |
look at how to X. | I’m going to look at Aing, Bing, and Cing. | |
tell you how X happens. | There are three steps: A, B and C. | |
describe how X happened. | I'll be talking about A, B and C | |
I’m going to look at A, B, and C |
Summary: And so, once more.... / To sum up
Don’t forget / Please remember / I hope you
Prediction: And so, in the future, we will/should...
Conclusion: In conclusion... / As you can see, this means....
These are bad in essays, but OK in talks to use cohesion
"What are rhetorical questions? Rhetorical questions are questions you answer yourself."
"WHat does this mean? Well..."
"So why is this the case? Probably because"
"But which of these are best? As the next slide shows, ..."
"Why is this important? Mainly since..."