40 Phrases For Presenting In English – Business English

In this lesson, you’ll learn 40 great phrases for making a presentation in English. Learn what to say during your introduction, how to use signposting phrases to switch from one topic to another, and how to finish your presentation professionally.

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The phrases in this lesson:

Welcoming your audience
Good morning/afternoon/evening everybody and welcome to my presentation.
My name is (name) and I’m a (job title) at (company name)
The topic of my presentation is …
Today, I’d like to talk to you about …

The above intro is quite standard. If you want to try something different or more interesting, check out this lesson: https://youtu.be/jKMtNbnZnC8

Giving an overview
I’m going to focus on/look at/deal with 3 main points.
I’ve divided my presentation into 3 main parts.
First of all, I’ll talk about ….
Second, we’ll look at …
And finally, I’ll explain/show you/tell you about

My presentation will take about … (number of minutes)

There’ll be plenty of time for questions at the end of my presentation.
I’d appreciate it if you could leave any questions you may have until the end of my presentation.
If you have any questions during the presentation, feel free to interrupt at any time.

Introducing your first point
I’d like to begin by …. telling you, showing you, etc.
Let’s start with …
So, let’s get started.

Finishing one topic
So that covers everything I want to say about …
That concludes my first/second point.

And continuing with another
Now, let’s move on to my next topic, which is …
Let’s turn now to …
Moving on to …

Referring to graphs & charts
As you can see on this chart, …
Take a look at this chart.
This graph clearly shows …
This graph highlights the importance of …

Going into detail
Let me expand on this point.
I’d like to elaborate on this point for a few minutes.

Reminding your audience why the topic is relevant & important
As I said at the beginning, …
This relates to what I was saying earlier …
This ties in with what I said at the start of my talk/presentation.

So that brings me to the end of my presentation.
We looked at 3 main points.
First, I showed you, spoke about …
Then, we looked at …
And finally, I explained/told you about …

To conclude, I’d like to say …
Before I finish, I’d like to leave you with one final thought …

Thanking the audience and inviting them to ask questions
Thank you very much for your attention/time.
Thank you for listening.
If you have any questions, I’d be happy to answer them now.

Music credits:
Intro music: Far Away by MK2
Background music: Honey and Milk by The 126ers

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