Business Presentation Phrases

In this article you will find some of the key Business Presentation Phrases in English. Most common phrases for Starting and Introducing the Presentation, Asking for Questions, Closing a section, Moving Forward, Showing Visual Aids, Summarizing and Finishing the Presentation.

Business Presentation Phrases and Vocabulary in English

Starting the Presentation

  • Good morning (good afternoon) ladies and gentlemen.
  • I’d like to thank you all for coming here today.
  • My name is………and I work for………
  • My talk is called…….
  • The topic of my presentation today is …

Welcome participants to the Presentation

  • Thank you for finding the time to come and join me for this presentation.
  • Welcome to…
  • It’s good to see you (all) here (today).
  • First of all, I’d like to thank everyone for coming (to…)

Introducing your Presentation

  • In today’s presentation I’m hoping to … give you an update on… .
  • In today’s presentation I’m planning to … look at … .
  • In today’s presentation I’d like to … show you … .

Business Presentation Phrases for the Main Points

  • The main points I will be talking about are…..
  • First, we’re going to …
  • After that, we’ll be taking a look at …
  • Finally, I’ll outline what …
  • Next, finally… we’re going to look at …

Asking for Questions

  • If you have any questions, I’ll be very happy to answer them at the end of session.
  • Please feel free to interrupt me with any questions you may have during the presentation.
  • Finally, I’ll be happy to answer your questions.
  • Do you have any questions?

Business Presentation Phrases for Introducing the First Point

  • Let’s start/begin with …
  • To begin, let’s look at…..

Closing a Section of the Presentation

  • So, that concludes /title of the section/ … .
  • So, that’s an overview of … .

Beginning a New Section

  • Now, let’s move on to … .
  • Now I’d like to move on to … .
  • Moving on to the next section, let’s take a look at … .

Business Presentation Phrases for Moving Forward

  • Now let’s move on to …
  • Let’s move on ….
  • Let’s take a look at some of the implications of this.
  • The main reason for these actions is …
  • As a result of A, B will …

Showing Visual Aids during a Presentation

  • I’d like to illustrate this by showing you…
  • As you can see from this graph representing …
  • Looking at A we can see that …

Handling Problems

  • Unfortunately, this means that …
  • This also causes …

Referring Back to an Earlier Part

  • Let me go back to what I said earlier about …
  • As I mentioned earlier …
  • As we saw earlier …

Proposing a Solution

  • I suggest we …
  • The solution to A is …

Dealing with Difficult Questions during your Presentation

  • I’ll look at that point in more detail later on.
  • I’ll come back to that question later if I may.
  • I’ll come back to that question later in my presentation.

Make a Concluding Recommendation:

  • In conclusion, my recommendations are…
  • There are two conclusions to be made from this, namely,…
  • I think we have seen that we should…
  • What we need to do is…

Business Presentation Phrases for Summarizing

  • Let me sum up….
    – Firstly…. / First I covered…..
    – Secondly…/ Then we talked about
    – Finally we looked at……..
  • I’d like to recap the main points of my presentation.
  • Before we end, let me briefly recap what we have discussed here today.

Finishing the Presentation

  • In conclusion, let me… leave you with this thought…..
  • That brings me to the end of my presentation
  • I think that’s about it. I’d like to thank you all for coming in today.
  • Thank you for listening.

 

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