Useful phrases for internal presentations
A. Giving background ⋅ information
I’d like to talk to you about our/ ⋅ the… project.
This shouldn’t take more than ⋅ about… minutes.
We started this project… weeks/ ⋅ months ago.
As you know, this is a key project. ⋅ ⋅ This project will enable us to… As you (probably) know, we’re ⋅ now in stage… of this project. We’ve already started the main part of stage…
⋅ B. Giving updates
As you might remember, we ⋅ had some problems with… However, we’ve encountered ⋅ some problems.
Unfortunately, we haven’t ⋅ been able to…
We haven’t solved this issue yet.
C. Checking understanding by ⋅ asking questions
Is everyone with me so far? ⋅ ⋅ Is that clear?
Do you follow me? ⋅ ⋅
Do you see what I mean?
⋅ Does that make sense?
Are there any more/further ⋅ questions at this point?
Shall I go through those figures again?
D. Asking for support ⋅ ⋅
I need some help with… I need some help in getting… ⋅ ⋅ Does anyone know how to… ? Can you please talk to… ?
E. Talking about the next steps ⋅ ⋅ Our next step needs to be… ⋅ We need the support of…
Can we extend the current ⋅ deadline(s)?
I’m sure we can get back on ⋅ schedule soon.
Let’s follow up individually after this meeting.