Parnassos offers courses in the field of presenting and debating (in Dutch). They offer a technical course on how to use your voice and a course given by the Utrecht Debating Society. The latter course focusses more on presentation and argumentation. Would you like to give better presentations in English? Have a look at Babel languages.

A course on 'Oral Presentation' is given at the O&T – COLUU. All courses of O&T-COLUU are given in Dutch. If you are interested in an English version of a course or if you want personal advice, please contact them or visit the consultation hour.   

* For this course/workshop you can use your voucher. 

Course ‘Presenting in English’

Costs for UU students: €371,25  (this is already including a 25 % discount. Check the conditions on

Length and frequency

  • 2 days
  • This course is offered at a minimum frequency of four times a year

Brief content of the course
The course will focus on various aspects of giving a presentation: 

  • opening
  • closing
  • signposting the organisation
  • referring to visuals
  • handling questions
  • adopting the right body language
  • involving the audience.

They will also look at useful language for the different aspects of a presentation in English.

Course provider: Babel

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Course ‘Debating & presenting’ *

Costs for UU students: €75,-

Length and frequency:

  • 7 lessons. Every lesson lasts 2 hours.
  • This course will be given at least once a year.

Brief content of the course:

You will learn:

  • How to present persuasively
  • To be relaxed in front of a group
  • How to structure your story and arguments

Course provider: Parnassos Cultuurcentrum

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