Parnassos offers courses in the field of presenting and debating. In this course you will be working on the development of skills in public speaking and presenting. The course is given by the Utrecht Debating Society.

Would you like to give better presentations in English? Have a look at Babel languages.

A course on 'Oral Presentation' is given at 'Educational Development and Training' (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 ‘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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Course ‘Presenting in English’

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

Length and frequency

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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