AEE 524: How to Keep Calm When Challenged in an English Presentation

English presentations business how to answer questions

Sometimes when you give a presentation in English people ask you questions or challenge your arguments at the end.

How can you respond with confidence and keep calm while directly answering their questions?

Even if you give a great presentation, the way you answer the questions at the end will determine how people remember your presentation so you need to be ready for them!

Find out in today’s episode how to be ready!

The phrases that you get today will immediately make you seem cool, calm, and collected.

What phrases can you use to open your answer when someone challenges you?

If someone says, “What exactly do you mean by that?”

You can say:

  • “Well, what I mean is…”
  • “OK so let me explain what I mean…”
  • “Let me go a bit deeper…”
  • “What I am trying to say is…”
  • “What I am getting at it is…”

 

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Listen to the episode to hear a real role play between Lindsay and Michelle to hear these phrases being used.

Have you ever used any of these phrases at the end of your presentation?

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