.

 

Improve your Presentations with my

Effective Public Speaking Skills

 

Dealing with questions 2

Here are some useful expressions for when you are making a presentation or talk, perhaps in a meeting or in a congress or perhaps more informally in a discussion around the coffee machine. Or, if you work at Google, over the table football or going down the slide ;-)

Are there any questions?

That is all I have to say. Are there any questions? 

That’s a good question.  This is a good way of giving yourself time to think.

That’s a good question. Let me think about it for a moment.

As I said earlier, ..….

As I said earlier, we are looking at several different solutions.

I’m afraid I can’t answer that.

I’m afraid I can’t answer that. That information is still confidential.

I’m afraid I don’t know.

That’s a good question. I’m afraid I don’t know the answer. We are still investigating.

I’m not in a position to answer that.  This is a great way of ‘blocking’ questions.

I’m not in a position to answer that.  You will have to ask Peter about that.

 

exercise 1

exercise 2

exercise 3

exercise 4

exercise 5

exercise 6

exercise 7

Return to Main Menu

  These exercises are FREE to use. They are all copyright (c) 2006 /2007 Caroline and Pearson Brown, unless otherwise stated. They cannot be reused on any other Web site, be it Internet or Intranet, without Caroline and Pearson Brown's express permission.
 
We have a Privacy Policy - see here