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Table Topics Template

Table Topics is like a short speech. Practise ordering your presentation with this simple useful template. You don’t need to use all starters.

Opening: I would like to begin …
Ordering: Firstly …
Adding: In addition …
Examples: For example …
Balancing: On the one hand … but on the other …
Generalization: In general …
Personalizing: Personally …
Concluding: Let me conclude by saying …

by Denise Madyar, DTM

You don’t need to include all prompts, but they could help you structure your thoughts.
This frame is good for argumentation, persuading, informative speeches.