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Preparation

  • I have rehearsed my presentation.
  • I have rehearsed my presentation in front of a mirror.
  • I have given my presentation a trial run to a friend or colleague.
  • I have checked that my presentation runs to the time allotted.
  • I have taped/videoed myself and listened back to it.
  • I have prepared speaker notes or cue cards.
  • I have annotated my notes to help me get the emphasis right.
  • I have thought about where to breathe.
  • I have numbered my notes in case I drop them.
  • I have prepared any visual aids that I may need.
  • I have prepared any handouts that I wish to give out.
  • I have checked my facts.
  • I have done a grammar/spelling check.