English for Academic Research

English for Presentations at International Conferences

Authors: Wallwork, Adrian

  • Designed to help non-native English speakers to prepare and deliver effective presentations at international conferencesWritten in English that readers will be able to understand easily
  • Improves upon the highly successful previous edition, one of the first books written on presentations specifically from the perspective of non-native English speakers
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-26330-4
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-26328-1
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About this book

Good presentation skills are key to a successful career in academia. This guide provides examples taken from real presentations given both by native and non-native academics covering a wide variety of disciplines.
The easy-to-follow guidelines and tips will teach you how to: 

  • plan, prepare and practice a well-organized, interesting presentation
  • avoid errors in English by using short easy-to-say sentences
  • improve your English pronunciation and intonation
  • gain confidence, and overcome nerves and embarrassment
  • highlight the essential points you want your audience to remember
  • attract and retain audience attention
  • deal with questions from the audience
This new edition contains several additional features, including stimulating factoids and discussion points both for self-study and in-class use. New chapters also cover:
  • learning from talks on TED
  • networking with potential collaborators, professors, fellow researchers
  • interacting successfully with non-native audiences
  • posters
EAP teachers will find this book to be a great source of tips for training students, and for preparing both instructive and entertaining lessons.
Other books in the series cover: writing research papers; English grammar, usage, and style; academic correspondence; interacting on campus; plus exercises books and a teacher's guide.
Please visit http://www.springer.com/series/13913 for a full list of titles in the series.

Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.

About the authors

Adrian Wallwork is the author of more than 30 ELT and EAP textbooks. He has trained several thousand PhD students and academics from 35 countries to write research papers, prepare presentations, and communicate with editors, referees and fellow researchers.

Buy this book

eBook 23,79 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26330-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover 31,19 €
price for Spain (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-26328-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
English for Presentations at International Conferences
Authors
Series Title
English for Academic Research
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-26330-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-26330-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-26328-1
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XVIII, 284
Number of Illustrations and Tables
6 illustrations in colour
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