This short paper is divided into several sections, each one being based on a particular point which is important to think about in preparing for and giving oral presentation. The first one deals with preparation and planning, the most important stage. The second one deals with the structure of the speech and necessary language. The third speaks about visuals and how to make he best use of them. The fourth discusses how to create interest and establish and maintain a relationship with the audience. The fifth deals with body language and finally, the sixth contains a few comments on using the voice and correct pronunciation.