The Articulate Voice: An Introduction to Voice and Diction / Edition 4
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The Articulate Voice: An Introduction to Voice and Diction / Edition 4

by Lynn K. Wells
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0205380328

ISBN-13: 9780205380329

Pub. Date: 03/17/2003

Publisher: Pearson

The Articulate Voice taps into the most current research to clearly and concisely deliver the basics on voice production and techniques for improving pitch, rate, volume, and quality. One reviewer praised, “This is a rare find in comparison to other voice and diction textbooks.” Another calls The Articulate Voice “a model of clarity

Overview

The Articulate Voice taps into the most current research to clearly and concisely deliver the basics on voice production and techniques for improving pitch, rate, volume, and quality. One reviewer praised, “This is a rare find in comparison to other voice and diction textbooks.” Another calls The Articulate Voice “a model of clarity and concision.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205380329
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
03/17/2003
Edition description:
Fourth
Pages:
304
Sales rank:
229,102
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Each chapter begins with “Terms” and concludes with “Exercises,” “Chapter Review,” “Application” and “Focus Message.”

1. An Introduction.

Communication: A Discussion.

Influences on Your Voice and Speech.

Improving Your Voice.

2. Mechanisms for Speech.

Breathing.

Phonation.

Resonation.

Articulation

3. Language.

Language Defined.

History of English.

Language Development in the Individual.

4. Pitch.

Inflection: The Paralinguistics of Pitch.

Intonation.

Extralinguistic Features.

Pitch Variety.

5. Volume.

The Paralinguistic Factors of Loudness.

Syllabic Stress.

Projection.

Variation.

6. Rate/Duration.

Speaking/Reading Rate.

Pause.

Speech Phrasing.

Variety.

Rate Assessments.

7. Quality.

Paralinguistics.

Extralinguistics.

8. Articulation.

Definitions.

Coarticulation.

Individual Differences/Dialects.

Program for Improvement.

9. Vowels.

Approach to Vowel Study.

Front Vowels.

Back Vowels.

Mid Vowels.

Diphthongs.

Special Diphthong.

Additional Drill.

10. Consonants.

Approach to Consonant Study.

Bilabial Consonants.

Labio-Dental Consonants.

Lingua-Dental Consonants.

Lingua-Alveolar Consonants.

Lingua-Palatal Consonants.

Velar Consonants.

Glottal Consonants.

Additional Drill.

A Final Word.

Appendix 1. IPA Pronunciation Guides.

Appendix 2. 100 Commonly Mispronounced Words.

Appendix 3. Vocabulary Builders.

Appendix 4. Sound Recognition Practice.

Appendix 5. Evaluation Forms.

Glossary.

Index.

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