В этой статье приведу несколько выражений, а также небольшой англо-английский глоссарий, которые могут с успехом использоваться при работе с презентациями на английском языке.
Graphs – Charts
- As you will see from this graph …
- I’d like to show you …
- Let me draw your attention to this part of the graph.
- Let’s look more closely at this month’s figures.
- This figure refers to the sales in Japan only.
- This pie chart shows our share of the Asian market today.
- As you can see, our main competitor has an even bigger share.
- The bar chart represents sales in our European outlets.
- Here you can see a comparison between …
- On the line graph you will note :
– a strong upward trend in the sales of product A …
– despite occasional fluctuations …
– with a slight drop during the holiday season …
– with occasional variations due to .
– the overall performance of produce B is good.
- The initial surge in sales was followed by a period of slower growth
in the second half of the year.
- The instant success of the product was followed by a period of stabilization in the level of sales.
– a slight/constant/marked/substantial/increase in sales
– an increase of about/roughly/approximately/in the region of … %
– a little over/above what we predicted
– the recovery/upturn began in (month)
– an overall increase in …
– an upward trend in the demand for …
– sales reached record levels / reached a peak in (month)
– a strong surge in the sales of …
– by (month), the figure had risen to …
– we predict that sales will soar in the coming year / over the next … months
– just under our target
– way below our expectations
– a slight / notable / significant decrease in …
– the downturn began in (month)
– the situation began to deteriorate in (month)
– the number has continued to fall
– a slow start developed into steady progress in sales
– an initial upward trend was followed by …
– we note slight fluctuations through the year
– normal seasonal variations are the cause of occasional downward trends
– sales have been (rather) irregular
– the level / the rate has been unstable since …
- you will note a certain instability in the rate of …
- We must focus our attention on …
- What I suggest is …
- There is a necessity for …
- We need more …
- We have no choice but to …
- Appropriate measures must be taken
- The only option we have is to …
- These changes are inevitable.
- We will have to revise our estimation.
- The result / outcome will be …
- I strongly recommend …
- To conclude, I am happy / I regret to announce that …
|audience||a group of listeners or spectators|
|body language||communication through facial expressions, body movements, etc.|
|chart||a sheet of information in the form of a table, graph or diagram|
|diagram||graphic representation of a situation, e.g. the results of an action|
|flip chart||a pad of large paper sheets on a stand for presenting information|
|graph||a diagram showing the relation between variable quantities|
|guidelines||advice or instructions given in order to guide or direct an action|
|handout||written information (report etc.) given to people at a presentation|
|key point||essential or main point|
|marker||a pen with felt tip used for writing on a whiteboard|
|microphone||electrical instrument used to amplify the speaker’s voice|
|O.H.T.||Overhead transparency: sheet of film with an image or printed information for overhead projector|
|objective||what one wants to achieve; aim|
|outline||brief description or presentation|
|overhead projector||a device that projects an O.H.T. onto a screen|
|overview||a short presentation of the main points|
|pointer||a rod or stick used to indicate things on a map, screen, etc.|
|screen||a flat, reflective blank surface on which films, slides, etc. are projected|
|signposting language||phrases used to help focus the audience’s attention on different parts of a presentation|
|slide||a small photographic transparency|
|summarize||to make a summary of the essential points; sum up|
|topic||a subject of a discussion or talk|
|transparency||image or information printed on transparent plastic or film|
|visual aids||aids such as charts, slides, etc. used at a presentation|
|whiteboard||a flat white board on which to write or draw with markers|