Good morning/afternoon (everyone) (ladies and gentlemen).
I’m … (the Director of …)
This morning/ afternoon I’m going to take a look at the recent developments in…..
By the end of the talk/presentation/session, you’ll know how to… /
Good morning/afternoon everyone and welcome to my presentation. First of all, let me thank you all for coming here today.
Let me start by saying a few words about my own background.
As you can see on the screen, our topic today is……
My talk is particularly relevant to those of you who….
This talk is designed to act as a [springboard] for discussion.
It’s a pleasure to welcome (the President) here.
I plan to say a few words about…
I’m going to talk about…
The subject of my talk is…
My talk will be in (three parts).
In the first part…
Then in the second part…
Finally, I’ll go on to talk about…
In my presentation I’ll focus on three major issues.
This presentation is structured as follows….
The subject can be looked at under the following headings…..
We can break this area down into the following fields….
Please interrupt if you have any questions.
After my talk, there will be time for a discussion and any questions.
If you have any questions, I am happy to answer them
If you don’t mind, I’d like to leave questions until the end of my talk /there will be time for a Q&A session at the end…
Now let’s move to / turn to the first part of my talk which is about…
To begin with…
That’s all (I want to say for now) on…
Ok, I’ve explained how…
Let’s move to (the next part which is)…
So now we come to the next point, which is…
Now I want to describe…
Let’s turn to the next issue…
I’d now like to change direction and talk about…
There are three things to consider. First… Second… Third…
There are two kinds of… The first is… The second is…
We can see four advantages and two disadvantages. First, advantages…
One is… Another is… A third advantage is… Finally…
There are (four) different stages to the process.
First / then / next / after that / then (x) / after x there’s y.
There are two steps involved. The first step is… The second step is…
There are four stages to the project.
At the beginning / later / then / finally…
I’ll describe the development of the idea. First the background, then the present situation, and then the prospect for the future.
My first point concerns…
First of all, I’d like to give you an overview of….
Next, I’ll focus on…..and then we’ll consider….
Then I’ll go on to highlight what I see as the main points of….
Finally, I’d like to address the problem of…..
Finally, I’d like to raise briefly the issue of….
I’d like to put the situation into some kind of perspective
I’d like to discuss in more depth the implications of….
I’d like to make more detailed recommendations regarding….
I’d like you to think about the significance of this figure here
Whichever way you look at it, the underlying trend is clear
Okay, that ends (the third part of) my talk.
That’s all I want to say for now on (the 2020 results).
I’d just like to finish with the words of a famous scientist/ politician/ author…….
Now let’s go out and create opportunities for…!
To sum up…
Ok, in brief, there are several advantages and disadvantages.
I’d like to end by emphasizing the main points.
I’d like to end with a summary of the main points.
I think we have seen that we should…
In my opinion, we should…
I recommend/suggest that we…
There are three reasons why I recommend this. First, … / Second, … / Finally,…
Well, I’ve covered the points that I needed to present today.
That sums up (my description of the new model).
That concludes my talk for today.
Now we have (half an hour) for questions and discussion.
So, now I’d be very interested to hear your comments.
I’d like to thank you for taking time out to listen to my presentation.
Thank you for listening / your attention. / Many thanks for coming.