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Tips on how to introduce yourself and give a short talk for B1 level learners of English

Quiz by frances cottam

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  • Q1
    Which of the following is a good way to end a short talk when introducing yourself?
    Continuing to speak without giving the audience a chance to engage
    Rambling with no clear conclusion
    Thanking the audience for listening and opening the floor for questions
    Walking off stage without acknowledging the audience
  • Q2
    When introducing yourself, why is it important to speak clearly and at a moderate pace?
    To sound uninterested in what you are saying
    To confuse your listeners with fast speech
    To ensure that your audience can understand you
    To talk loudly and aggressively
  • Q3
    What is a good way to start a short talk when introducing yourself?
    Jump straight into your topic without an introduction
    Avoid making eye contact with the audience
    Use slang and informal language
    Begin with a greeting and your name
  • Q4
    What should you do to engage your audience during a short talk?
    Speak in a monotone voice
    Ask questions and encourage interaction
    Read from a script without looking up
    Avoid making eye contact
  • Q5
    Why is it important to practice your introduction and short talk beforehand?
    To feel more confident and prepared
    To demonstrate nervousness to the audience
    To show that you are uninterested in the topic
    To rely on improvisation during the talk
  • Q6
    What is a key element to include when giving a short talk?
    A clear structure with an introduction, main points, and conclusion
    Using long, complicated sentences without pauses
    Talking off-topic and rambling
    Forgetting to prepare and improvise everything
  • Q7
    What is an important aspect to consider when introducing yourself?
    Smiling and being friendly
    Avoiding eye contact
    Using technical jargon
    Speaking quickly and quietly
  • Q8
    Which of the following is a tip for introducing yourself and giving a short talk?
    Avoid speaking loudly
    Read directly from your notes
    Keep your hands in your pockets
    Make eye contact with your audience

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