Examples of What to Say When Transitioning to the Next Slide
Every presentation should sound more like a talk than a choppy discussion of slides. We have talked briefly about how to transition smoothly to the next slide in a PowerPoint presentation, but let's take a more detailed look at what is good to say and what isn't.
Introducing the purpose of your presentation
I’d like to begin with an overview of this project.
Before I get into the details about our project, I'd like to begin by telling you why this project is so important to our company.
To give you an idea of what this project involved, we _____________
Just to give you overview, I _________
Introducing a new topic
Now I would like to talk a little bit about ________
If you could turn the page, I’d like to discuss ______
If there are no further questions, I’d like to discuss _____________
Before I begin talking about ____, are there any questions about what I've discussed so far?
Let’s spend a few minutes discussing _____________________
On this slide, you see our findings regarding ____________
I'd like to take a few minutes to review ___________
Introducing a chart/graph
On this next slide you see __________________
This next chart shows ______________________
This next graph pinpoints __________
The next three slides are graphs and charts that illustrate _____________. As you can see, this first graphs indicates ________. The next chart shows _______. The last chart identifies _________
Does anyone have any questions about _____? If not, let’s move onto the next slide. Here you see _____________
Ending your presentation
In summary, ________________
You can see from the results here today that _____________________
In the future, we hope to _____________________
From what we have learned so far, we know that __________________
Our next step in this project will be to _______________
Our goals for next year include ____________________
This project has made a significant impact on ____________ because___________
After the summary, "Are there are questions or comments?"