Business English I Thyrsus

Course contents
  • In the course of this four-semester module, the following topics will be covered:

    - Effective presentation openings and endings

    - Topic and purpose of a presentation

    - Structuring an argument

    - Verbal signposting

    - Exploiting visuals

    - Using the voice effectively (articulation, chunking, stress, pacing, intonation, etc.)

    - Using words effectively (focusing, softening, repetition, rhetorical question, contrast, tripling, machine-gunning, build-up, knock-down, simplification, etc.)

    - Business terms and phrases

    - Different levels of formality

    - Handling questions"