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11064: Presentations in English: Rhetoric, Structure and Body Language
06 Sep
06. Sep. 2021

11064: Presentations in English: Rhetoric, Structure and Body Language

Laurence Edmondson, English Trainer / Seminar Coordinator


  • Monday, 6th September 2021 | 09.00am–05.00pm

  • Tuesday, 7th September 2021 | 09.00am–05.00pm
  • Wednesday, 8th September 2021 | 09.00am–05.00pm           

* at the full hour

This seminar takes place in English and online via BigBlueButton in Stud.IP.

Course Content:
A 3-day seminar focusing on all the theoretical and practical aspects of making speeches in English. As well as learning about verbal and physical techniques, participants also have the opportunity to work on their own presentations, with video camera practice and analysis. 

If possible, students should bring in materials for their own presentations, either that they have made in the past or that they are preparing to make in the future. The practical aspect of the workshop will include:

  • Practice in front of video camera with video analysis and feedback
  • Delivery of own presentations

Learning Goals:

  • Voice - advice and practice on voice strength, volume, speed, tone and control

  • Breathing - effective breathing techniques for before and during a speech
  • Body Language - posture, gestures, facial expressions
  • Preparing presentations - setting objectives, dealing with nerves, knowing your audience
  • Structuring presentations - openings, formulation, conclusion
  • Rhetoric - delivery, argumentation, persuasion

Study Performance:
Full attendance and active participation, independent involvement in exercises, reflecting on exercises and seminar content, presentation of work results, completion of possible tasks, independent preparation of content and materials (also between the course days).

on Stud.IP

If you need barrier-free access for this seminar, please contact us, as soon as you got a place in a seminar:

2 Credits


Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree at Leibniz University Hannover
Further information regarding your course of studies on the website:

Interdisciplinary Bachelor's degree "Schulischer Schwerpunkt“, module key competencies
a) Start of studies before 01.10.2019: area A
b) Start of studies from 01.10.2019: no credit

Interdisciplinary Bachelor "Außerschulischer Schwerpunkt", module key competencies
area A

B.Sc. Technical Education, module key competencies
a) Start of studies before 01.10.2019: area B
b) Start of studies from 01.10.2019: area B


06. Sep. 2021


via BigBlueButton in Stud.IP