January 2017

Great Delivery

By |January 23rd, 2017|

It’s time to practice delivering your presentation! Wait a minute…. What is delivery actually?

Delivery is all about how you use your voice and your body to enhance your message and engage your audience. It’s about both verbal and non-verbal communication. Your delivery is the first thing that will grab your audience when you begin your […]

WOW Reinforcement

By |January 20th, 2017|

Once your main body is planned and you have developed your mini speeches. It time to move on to the exciting stage of reinforcing your message in each stage of your presentation.

There are many different ways to reinforce, you might show an eye catching visual or s short video segment, you might use music, props […]

Simple Tips to Speak English Fluently

By |January 18th, 2017|

One mistake that people often make is stressing too much on studying grammar rather than conversational English. In order to become a good English speaker, remember to focus on actually conversing rather than just memorizing grammatical rules.

Also remember to LISTEN! You begin to learn a language by understanding other people before actually being able […]

A Monster or a Mouse?

By |January 17th, 2017|

Ok, so you have your introduction down pat and now it’s time to move on to your main body…. It’s a daunting prospect. Most people consider the main body the most difficult part of a presentation to plan, develop, and deliver for a number of reasons:

There is so much to say! There is a […]

Using Question In Your Presentation

By |January 17th, 2017|

Using Questions in Your Presentation

Questions are a great tool to use in your presentation, but it’s important to know the different types of questions and how to use them properly.

There are basically two types of questions, those that need an answer and those that don’t. Questions that need an answer are called Direct Questions, those […]

December 2016

Presentation Skills Jakarta

By |December 6th, 2016|

These days many Jakarta based companies require presentation skills training in English and as a result English Today have been busy developing our English for Presentations program in combination with our new Presentation Skills and Techniques program. I hope to give you a slight overview of what our program will cover.

To begin, the ability to […]

November 2016

Crafting Your Message

By |November 30th, 2016|

“It’s not what you say, but how you say it”, and that’s precisely why you will need stylistic devices in your presentation.

All throughout history great speakers have made great use of stylistic devices. Aristotle wrote about them in the 4th century BC….  Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin King, Helen Keller, Muhammad Ali, Barrack Obama, Steve Jobs, […]

Travel Booking Company Traveloka Invests in Its Staff with Business English-Language Courses

By |November 30th, 2016|

Extra training courses on top of an already full work schedule are rarely much fun but that has not been the case for key Traveloka employees, who have been enjoying informative and entertaining business English-language courses courtesy of English Today Jakarta.

“I’ll be honest; I really did just expect another boring English course,” said Cita Parahita […]

October 2016

XL Axiata Enjoy Business-English classes

By |October 17th, 2016|

Executive staff from Indonesia’s leading mobile telecommunications services operator PT XL Axiata Tbk, best known as XL, have been striving to improve or perfect their English-language skills during Business-English classes run by English Today Jakarta. Indonesia’s only native English teacher agency runs a total of four classes tailored to XL’s specific requirements two times each […]

Why having a ‘topic’ is a big no, no

By |October 7th, 2016|

Your presentation should never be based around just a topic, it should be planned and constructed on a Dynamic Objective.

So, what’s the difference?

A topic is flat and one dimensional, it lacks purpose or an objective. Quite simply, it isn’t engaging because it doesn’t give your audience a REASON to listen. It doesn’t offer your audience […]