Orientaciones generales para hablar en público

A Presentation on a freely chosen topic

This activity will consist of giving a talk to the class on one of the themes below.

  • Time: 15 minutes

  • Participants: individual or in pairs.


  • Ancient civilizations (Egypt, Greece, Rome, the Celts, the Vikings, etc.)

  • Cities in the world.

  • Famous people who have made an important contribution to society (eg.: they fought for human rights, made an invention, beat a record,...etc.)

  • Benefits of ecological farming

  • Healthy diet

  • Miracle foods

  • My hobby

  • Music (styles, a favourite singer, types of dances, dances in the world, your favourite musical instrument, favourite composer or musician, etc.)

  • Risks of plastic surgery

  • Sports (favourite sport or sport star)

  • The cinema (film review, history of the cinema, favourite actor/ actress or director)

  • Social networks: pros and cons

  • Internet security

  • Trends 2017 (fashion, films, books, music, etc.)

  • Unsolved mysteries (Atlantis, Bermuda Triangle, Easter Island, Crop Circles, Nazca Lines, The Mary Celeste, ...)

  • Volunteering or a charity you know well.

Exposition structure

Greeting and explain what you are going to talk about
1. Introduction
1. Bio
2. Arguments / Evolution/ History
2. Career & Achievements
3. Conclusions and Personal opinion
3. Influence & Curiosities
4. References / Sources
5. Activity related to your exposition in paper or using an ICT tool
Say" thanks" to your audience

Tools for the final activity:


Tip.jpgYou should also enrich your presentation with some multimedia: video, audio, tutorial...


1. Healthy Diet

-Guidelines for a healthy diet from the Heart Foundation
-Health Tips for a Healthy Living
-The eatwell plate
-Diseases caused by unhealthy diets
-Energy drinks, vitamin supplements

2. Benefits of Ecological Farming

3. Cinema

Famous actors/ actresses' Bio
Film History
Film review

4. Inventions that changed our world

Famous Inventors
Inventions (alphabetically ordered)

5. Plastic Surgery

Pros and cons

6. Unsolved Mysteries

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7. Social Networks: Pros and Cons
Pros and Cons article

8. Internet Security

Cybercrime definition
Ten Tips for Internet Security
Tips for teenagers

9. Volunteering

The Nomad Magazine

How to make a successful PowerPoint


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