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Give Great Presentations

Give Great Presentations

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Study Skills

November 2019 | 124 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

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Terrified at the thought of giving presentations? Give Great Presentations gives you the tips and tools you need to feel confident and ace your presentations. 

  • Master your brief and prepare great presentations
  • Hone your body language and use your nerves to your advantage
  • Make the most of it and learn from each presentation.

Super Quick Skills provide the essential building blocks you need to succeed at university - fast. Packed with practical, positive advice on core academic and life skills, you’ll discover focused tips and strategies to use straight away. Whether it’s writing great essays, understanding referencing or managing your wellbeing, find out how to build good habits and progress your skills throughout your studies.

  • Learn core skills quickly
  • Apply right away and see results
  • Succeed in your studies and life.

Super Quick Skills give you the foundations you need to confidently navigate the ups and downs of university life.


What do I need to do at the very beginning?
Who will be watching me present?
How do I get going with my presentation?
Which presentation aids should I use?
How should I approach rehearsing my presentation?
Can I make my body language convincing and positive?
What if I am too nervous to present well?
What will make my presentation a success on the day?
How can I benefit from the presentations I give?


A Super Quick Skills Video
Watch our Super Quick introduction to giving great presentations with author, Lucinda Becker. 

This is an amazing resource for anyone about to give a presentation – even if it’s your first or fiftieth. The advice is given in a non-judgemental way to ensure you succeed in your presentation no matter how nervous you are.

Phaidra Robinson

A thorough and intelligent insight into every aspect of preparing, researching and giving a presentation. Cindy Becker provides a guide that can be trusted to answer any presentation question as well as give the confidence needed to succeed.

Hannah Moore

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