Speaking Clearly: Improving Voice and Diction / Edition 6

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This edition of Speaking Clearly continues to be defined by it 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 in designed to be confortable and not embarrassing.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780072397260
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/2002
  • Edition description: 6TH
  • Edition number: 6
  • Pages: 393

Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction 3
Ch. 2 The Speech Process 13
Ch. 3 The Sounds of American English 35
Ch. 4 Improving Voice and Diction: The Basics 61
Ch. 5 Diction: The Consonants 69
Ch. 6 Diction: The Vowels and Diphthongs 217
Ch. 7 Voice Production 281
Ch. 8 Vocal Expressiveness 307
App. A Dealing with Nervousness 361
App. B Guide to Foreign Accents 372
App. C Diagnostic Materials and Speech Checklists 383
Glossary 387
Permission and Acknowledgments 400
Index 403
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