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CONDUCTING A PRESENTATION, DEMO, OR TRAINING COURSE WITH A FACE-TO-FACE AUDIENCE OR VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE

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It helps if you know as much about your audience before you begin, then you can tailor it to their needs.

You can ask them some fairly generic questions about their role in their company and how long they have been there. Listening to their answers will give you an opportunity to get used to their voices a little. Then during the demo when they ask you questions you should be in a better position to understand them. Typical questions (social, work, technical) you can ask participants include:

  • Have you just flown in or did you spend the night here?

  • Do you live round here?

  • Can you tell me what your role is inside the company?

  • Do you have any knowledge of the topic of today’s demo already?

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Wallwork, A. (2014). CONDUCTING A PRESENTATION, DEMO, OR TRAINING COURSE WITH A FACE-TO-FACE AUDIENCE OR VIA VIDEO CONFERENCE. In: Presentations, Demos, and Training Sessions. Guides to Professional English. Springer, New York, NY. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-0644-4_11

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