Speaking Clearly / Edition 5

Speaking Clearly / Edition 5

by Jeffrey C. Hahner, Martin A. Sokoloff, Sandra L. Salisch
     
 

This edition of Speaking Clearly continues to be defined by its practical,proven,class tested methods. The careful presentation eases students into the more difficult aspects of voice and diction,giving students early success and rewards while minimizing discouraging failures. Drills target sounds close to normal conversation,words used are familiar and can be… See more details below

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This edition of Speaking Clearly continues to be defined by its practical,proven,class tested methods. The careful presentation eases students into the more difficult aspects of voice and diction,giving students early success and rewards while minimizing discouraging failures. Drills target sounds close to normal conversation,words used are familiar and can be phased into everyday use,practice is designed to be comfortable and not embarrassing. Designed for flexibility,the text allows instructors to reorder the chapters to suit their needs.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070259195
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Higher Education
Publication date:
09/01/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
407
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Introduction3
Ch. 2The Speech Process13
Ch. 3The Sounds of American English35
Ch. 4Improving Voice and Diction: The Basics61
Ch. 5Diction: The Consonants69
Ch. 6Diction: The Vowels and Diphthongs217
Ch. 7Voice Production281
Ch. 8Vocal Expressiveness307
App. ADealing with Nervousness361
App. BGuide to Foreign Accents372
App. CDiagnostic Materials and Speech Checklists383
Glossary387
Permission and Acknowledgments400
Index403

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