Workshop_12: The MLA Presentation Orientation

Summary: Guidelines for your MLA Proposal Presentation Draft that are not included in the document.

1. Your talk should be about 8-10 minutes and then 3-5 minutes for questions, comments, and answers.

2. It is good to practice your presentation several times on ZOOM to listen to your presentation and try to make adjustments to your talk that you think will work well. 

3. There are usually 16 to 20 slides.

4. Your Works Cited page is single-spaced with MLA formatting. 

5. The MLA in-text citation guide is provided, and the parenthetical in-text citations look like this (Miller “Fairtrade Possibilities” sec. par. 2) or Sakamoto (45). You can also do narrative in-text citations such as Suzuki (par. 3) or Tanaka (“Ecotourism Explained” sec. par. 1) suggested that…

6. Here are three free websites where you can download free and beautiful images and pictures:


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Homework due on 07/24/2023 at 3:00 PM via email attachment. Notice the afternoon time.

1. Do your best on preparing a draft for your presentation slideshow. The Word document of the presentation guidelines is useful to follow while adding content and your script in notes in the PowerPoint based on synthesizing your notes. 

2. Five improved essays are due by 07/31/2023. You can choose the essays and the time of writing freely, but write and improve on no more than one essay each week, and try to improve your score by accepting the suggestions in the program.


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