Academic Presentations

During your undergraduate education at Bilkent, you will often be asked to present your semester projects to your classmates and your instructor. In English classes in particular, a lot of the grade will depend on your presentation and communication skills as much as on the content of the project you are presenting.

Academic presentations have different structural and rhetorical requirements from other talks you may have seen, such as YouTube videos or TED talks. The links below will help you to understand these requirements.

  • Aditi Javheri from the Polytechnic University English Language Center gives an overview of how to make your presentation performance both academic and engaging (see video below):